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Edible Bugs?
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Edible Bugs?

Edible bugs?  Heck yeah!  On this episode of WeGrowOurs Podcast, we talk edible insects with Tiny-farms with a bit of politics with Don & Nick. So could or would you eat bugs?  Let us know in the comments!   Edible bugs?  Heck yeah!  On this episode of WeGrowOurs Podcast, we talk edible insects with Tiny-farms with a bit of politics with Don &...

Quail and Prepping
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Quail and Prepping

Quail and Prepping On this episode of We Grow Ours we talk Quail and Prepping with Scott Yarosh. We’re talking prepping styles, reasons behind prepping and food storage.  Then Scott of the Yarosh homestead shares his expert knowledge on raising quail on the backyard homestead. Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr...

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Survivor Jane Prepper Talk

Today we welcome Survivor Jane Prepper Talk on the We Grow Ours podcast.  As the creator of the Survivor Jane website, a website dedicated to survival and prepping; this city-girl turned Appalachian prepper has a lot to share. Survivor Jane Prepper Talk     Jane was featured on Doomsday Preppers Season 4 and her #preppertalk...

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Doomsday Preppers – Our Full Episode

 Doomsday Preppers – Our Full Episode July 31st our own Nick Klein was featured on Doomsday Preppers alongside our friend Don Kupper fellow co-host of We Grow Ours.  And don’t miss Mrs. Hostile Hare butchering her first rabbit! Nick’s segment is about 14 minutes in. What do you think of Nick’s score?  Leave your thoughts...

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Homesteading and Urban Farming FAQ’s with We Grow Ours

Homesteading and Urban Farming FAQ’s From We Grow Ours The We Grow Ours Podcast is answering FAQ’s on Homesteading and Urban Farming this week!  As you know Nick from Hostile Hare is part of the awesome duo that is We Grow Ours.  This week they are answering questions from their listeners. This week’s FAQ’s cover...

DIY Furnace
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DIY Furnace

DIY Furnace   Today we bring you the DIY Furnace.  It should be part of our prepping plans to have alternatives to conventional heating and cooling; especially in severe conditions. Here in Phoenix it still feels like Spring during the day, but temps are falling when the sun goes down.  If you’re watching the news...

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Buttermilk Fried Rabbit

Buttermilk Fried Rabbit Crunchy crust and moist meat, you’ll find this buttermilk fried rabbit recipe a quick favorite. Ingredients 2 to 3 domestically raised rabbits, cut into serving pieces 2 cups buttermilk 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning, or mix together 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano, 1 1/2 teaspoons thyme and 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1 tablespoon paprika...

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Rabbit and Dumplings

Rabbit and Dumplings With the weather cooling, comfort food because a staple in our house.  This Rabbit and Dumplings recipe fits the bill to a tee. Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter1 tablespoon olive oil1 rabbit, cut into piecesKosher salt and fresh ground pepper1 ½ cups self-rising flour½ cup vegetable shortening2-3 tablespoons ice water Process Heat oil...

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Christmas Roast Rabbit

Christmas Roast Rabbit Looking for a roast rabbit recipe that you can present at your Christmas dinner?  This is the one! Ingredients 1 rabbit, deboned 3.5 oz of white bread, soaked in milk and squeezed well 1 egg 11 oz of ground veal meat 1 fresh pork sausage 3.5 oz grated pecorino cheese Salt Black pepper Extra virgin...

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Chef Tess Tasty Survival!

This week on the We Grow Ours show, Nick and Don have Chef Tess on this week, and she has food! Stephanie Petersen (AKA Chef Tess) joins us in the situation room to talk about her new book, and survival meals. She has amazing recipes that make survival food taste amazing; she showed us how...

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Rabbit in Garlic and Sherry

Rabbit in Garlic & Sherry Ingredients 4 large farmed or 8 small wild rabbit legs 2 carrots 1 onion 2 leeks 2 stalks celery Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 to 4.5 cups of chicken stock (or rabbit stock) 4 oz dry sherry plus extra to finish 2 handfuls of wild garlic leaves – can’t find...

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Alcohol Can Be a Gas

Alcohol Can Be a Gas Did you know that alcohol can be a gas?  Did you know that your car could run on alcohol? On this new episode of We Grow Ours we are interviewing author David Blume Alcohol Can Be a Gas!: Fueling an Ethanol Revolution for the 21st Century. The author is also...

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Survivalist Trick: Tuna Can Torch

Survivalist Trick: Tuna Can Torch can give you 2 – 3 hours of light in an emergency situation.  The oil in the can actually acts as the fuel to keep the torch burning. Survivalist Trick: Tuna Can Torch  I know lots of us of tuna cans in our survival pantries, though many of us might...

Easy Rabbit Stew
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Easy Rabbit Stew

Easy Rabbit Stew is a great, simple dish the whole family will enjoy. Like I always say though, it tastes better when you raise the rabbit yourself! Easy Rabbit Stew Ingredients: 1 rabbit, 2- 3 lbs, jointed 2 tablespoons plain flour, for dusting 8 – 9 oz smoked pancetta, cut into lardons 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion,...

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Survival Gardening

Survival Gardening Is survival gardening part of your prepping plan?  While we are advocates of creating a survival pantry those are eventually going to run out. So today we bring you tips for your one survival garden. Of course, we also think your survival homestead should include rabbits.  Check out this episode on Small Live Integration:...

Spanish Rabbit in Tomato Sauce
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Spanish Rabbit in Tomato Sauce

Spanish Rabbit in Tomato Sauce is the dish of choice for the tomato lover in the family. Great, rich flavor everyone can enjoy. Spanish Rabbit in Tomato Sauce INGREDIENTS 1 – 4 lb whole rabbit*4 cloves garlic, finely chopped2 onions, sliced1 can (16 oz.) crushed tomatoes1 bay leaf1 sprig tarragon1 sprig thyme2 stalks celery, finely...

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Fodder for Feeding Food

Fodder for Feeding Food Fodder for feeding didn’t happen for me overnight.  When I started out raising rabbits I took the route of every first time cuniculturist, I bought a bag of rabbit pellets and started feeding 4 ounces a day.  It was easy, affordable, and functional.  My first four does I had in a...

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Rabbit Recipe Enchiladas

Rabbit Recipe Enchiladas Today we bring you another awesome rabbit recipe with a south of the border flare!  Enjoy! Enchilada Sauce 3 tbsp chili powder 3 tbsp flour 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp cocoa powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 3 cups of rabbit broth (or chicken broth, or even water) 1...

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Self-Defense Weapons

5 Self-Defense Weapons – Keychains There are 5 self-defense weapons you may want to consider having.  Obviously, there is an argument for handguns and tasers; and we fully support and encourage you to look into those options.  Today we want to add a few in that you might not have considered for self-defense. Keychains…yes keychains. Let’s face...

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Silver and Gold

  Silver & Gold Silver and gold in our current economy.  If you’re keeping tabs on this then you’re not going to want to miss this latest episode of the We Grow Ours podcast. “This week on the We Grow Ours show, Nick and Don have “Roger Rage” on the show to give us a...

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Prepper Uses for Paperclips

Prepper Uses for Paperclips Prepper uses for paperclips comes down to a good prepper knowing how to use everyday items for emergency needs.  But paperclips can be pretty handy outside of their normal uses in everyday situations too. Check out Sensible Prepper’s video!   Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr,and...

BBQ Tandoori Rabbit Recipe
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BBQ Tandoori Rabbit Recipe

BBQ Tandoori Rabbit Recipe: Ready for something new? Give this a go! BBQ Tandoori Rabbit Recipe Rabbit 8 rabbit fillets (from the saddle) Marinade 500ml natural yogurt   1 large red chilli finely chopped   1 large green chilli, finely chopped   2 teaspoon ground cumin   2 teaspoon ground coriander   2 teaspoon ground...

Bleach Survival Uses
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Bleach Survival Uses

Bleach Survival Uses Bleach survival uses should not be overlooked.  Bleach is inexpensive and readily available and storing it for SHTF purposes is a great idea. Don’t put bleach in the laundry room and forget about it.  Yes it is great for whitening your clothes but it also can disinfect, remove stains and can be...

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Sustainable: Making A Penny Battery

Sustainable: Making A Penny Battery: Ready to make a penny work for you?  How about making a penny battery?  It’s true, you can’t buy much with a few pennies these days, but you CAN make a battery with them!   Sustainable: Making A Penny Battery   If you aren’t keeping them in your pockets for...

Rabbit and Pearl Barley Stew
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Rabbit and Pearl Barley Stew

Rabbit and Pearl Barley Stew This rabbit and pearl barley stew recipe Is a KEEPER!! Rabbit and Pearl Barley Stew Ingredients 1 wild rabbit, cut into serving pieces seasoned flour, for dusting 2 tbsp vegetable oil 5½oz pancetta 1 large onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 small fennel bulb, sliced into 5mm/¼in thick slices 600ml/1 pint white wine 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 sprig rosemary 2...

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Orange Rabbit Meat Stir-Fry

Orange Rabbit Meat Stir-Fry. Man, I wish I had a rabbit thawed out tonight… this looks GOOOD! Orange Ginger Rabbit Stir-FryServes 3-4 Meat from one rabbit, approx. 1 lb., cut into thin strips2 tbsp. olive oil, split½ medium onion , chopped2 cloves garlic, minced2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced1 yellow pepper, seeded and sliced1 tbsp....

Panko & Mustard Crusted Rabbit
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Panko & Mustard Crusted Rabbit

Panko and Mustard Crusted Rabbit The Panko and Mustard Crusted Rabbit recipe will have the kids hopping to the table for more!! Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 cup Dijon mustard 2 cups panko (Japanese bread crumbs) 1/4 cup fresh thyme leaves, chopped 2 (2 1/2 to 3-pound) fryer rabbits, cut into 8 serving pieces,...

Rookie Prepper Mistakes
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Rookie Prepper Mistakes

  Are you making any of these 7 rookie prepper mistakes? by some estimates there’s 3 million Americans who call themselves Preppers and Joel Skousen estimates that for every one of them there’s ten more who are thinking about it you know thinking that maybe they need to be Preppers if you’re one of those...

Rabbit Meat Cacciatore
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Rabbit Meat Cacciatore

Rabbit Meat Cacciatore; a nice dish from the south of Italy. Rabbit Meat Cacciatore Ingredients: 3/4 all purpose flour Salt, pepper, garlic powder, red pepper 1 Three to four pound dressed rabbit 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves 6 juniper berries, crushed 3 large cloves of garlic, chopped 1 large...

Bacon Wrapped Rabbit with Greens
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Bacon Wrapped Rabbit with Greens

Bacon Wrapped Rabbit with Greens Ingredients (Rabbit): 3 Rabbit Loins cleaned 1 Lb Bacon 1 Lemon Fresh Sage Fresh Thyme Salt and Pepper Ingredients (Dressing): 1/2 Cup Strawberries Juice of 1/2 Lemon 2 Tbsp Melted and strained Pastured Bacon Fat 1 Tsp Dijon Mustard Splash of Apple Cider Vinegar Salt and Pepper to taste Preheat...

Compact Survival Kit
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Compact Survival Kit

Compact Survival Kit: “In this video, I’ll show you what I keep in my compact survival kit. This kit is designed to hold what I need for a survival situation without a lot of extra weight. You can toss this bag in another bag, in the back of your car, or a variety of other...

5 Traits of a Survivalist
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5 Traits of a Survivalist

There are at least 5 traits of a survivalist.  Let’s be clear that these traits have nothing to do with your stockpile of food or your weapons.  These are the traits that are going to keep you going while preparing, in an emergency or SHTF situation.  If they don’t come naturally to you then you’re going...

Rabbit Meat Breakfast Sausage
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Rabbit Meat Breakfast Sausage

Rabbit Meat Breakfast Sausage Rabbit Meat Breakfast Sausage Ingredients 6lbs deboned rabbit chunks (1-2 dressed rabbits) 2 teaspoons salt 1-1/2 teaspoons rubbed sage 1-1/4 teaspoons white pepper 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup finely chopped peeled granny smith apple 2 tablespoons coconut oil Directions In a large bowl, combine the first...

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Hard Tack for Survival

Hard Tack for Survival Hard Tack, also called a Ship Biscuit, has been around for a long time.  It may be the very first survival food.  Sailors and soldiers carried these when food was scarce.  These biscuits would fill a belly and never good bad.  There are museums with hard tack that goes back to...

Roasted Rabbit
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Roasted Rabbit

Roasted Rabbit Roasted Rabbit INGREDIENTS 1 whole rabbit, skinned and cut into 8 pieces 1 shallot, peeled 10 cloves garlic, peeled 3 fresh bay leaves or 6 dried 8 cloves 15 to 20 whole black peppercorns 8 star anise pods 6 cardamom pods 10 sprigs fresh thyme 4 sprigs fresh rosemary 1 teaspoon mustard seeds...

Stuffat Tal-Fenek (Rabbit Stew)
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Stuffat Tal-Fenek (Rabbit Stew)

Stuffat Tal-Fenek (Rabbit Stew) Transcript of Stuffat Tal-Fenek (Rabbit Stew) below by travelpod member hey everyone welcome back to another episode of the euro cooking comic on today’s segment of memories of Malta I’m going to be making what my opinion is the number one recipe in Malta it’s the national dish what I’m making today...

Edible Insects
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Edible Insects

Edible Insects Edible insects are nothing new, unless you live in the United States.  Many other countries have been eating insects for thousands of years.  I have seen a few bugs in lollipops and a chocolate covered cricket but I have to admit that I have yet to take the insect plunge.  But would you...

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You Should Save Buckets: Homestead/Farm Advice

You Should Save Buckets: Homestead/Farm Advice I am a bucket hoarder.  I especially hoard those orange buckets from Home Depot; I even plant in them.  But did you know that there are some great reasons to save buckets? You Should Save Buckets: Homestead/Farm Advice…Food Storage Moms has SIX great reasons to hoard, I mean save...

Rabbit Nuggets Recipe
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Rabbit Nuggets Recipe

Rabbit Nuggets Recipe Rabbit Nuggets Recipe Ingredients 2 rabbit back legs Half onion, sliced 4 garlic cloves, roughly crushed 1 tbsp fennel seeds 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin 1 star anise 1 liter sunflower oil, for the confit and for deep-frying 2-3 tbsp plain flour 1 egg 150g fine breadcrumbs 1 tsp...