Oooh Mommy, It’s Dave’s Home Made Pastrami!

Dave Made Pastrami INGREDIENTS: 8-10 pound brisket, trimmed2 qts boiling water1 cup sugar2 tablespoons curing salt1 tablespoon mustard seeds1/2 cup brown sugar1 tablespoon coriander1 tablespoon minced garlic1/2 cup sorghum Blend all together (except the brisket) in boiling water remove from heat and stir until well mixed. Let brine cool to room temperature. In a sealable

Make Your Own Lump Charcoal

You can make your own charcoal. If you are burning off brush or other stuff anyway, this is an easy way to stock it up. 1. Get a 55 gallon metal drum with a fireproof lid.2. Choose good split & seasoned wood – cherry, oak, or hickory all work well. Chop into 3-4 inch pieces.3.

Twenty Steps to Greater Self Reliance

Here are twenty things to do to provide better self reliance & self confidence of your situation, for you and your family. Pick a few of these and do them soon. I snagged the list from The Survival Podcast (all proper attribution given below). Here’s the list with my thoughts on each item when appropriate.