Upcoming Sun Oven Webinar

Upcoming Sun Oven Webinar

Powerless Cooking
Discover 13 ways to harness the power of the sun to be prepared and save money. The All-American Sun Oven is one of our very favorite powerless cooking tools. Learning to cook with the sun has helped us to be better prepared and baking outdoors has reduced our utility bills. We invited Paul Munsen of Sun Ovens International to teach an interactive online seminar for our readers to show us all how we can use our Sun Ovens every day. Paul has devoted his life to sharing fundamental Sun Oven Cooking techniques with people all over the world. Register now to join us for this FREE educational webinar where you will discover: 13 ways the sun can be used year around to give you the peace of mind of knowing…
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Food Storage Do-Over Week 15: Powerless Cooking

Food Storage Do-Over 2015, Powerless Cooking
We are excited to be starting week 15 of our Food Storage Do-Over 2015! We are getting close to the end of this adventure. If you didn't catch last week's post which talked about Sanitation and First Aid you can see it here. Remember this is a 17 week process that we will be going through together. If you want to join in with the group on Facebook click here. If you'd like to receive email notifications of each week's do-over assignment you can join our mailing list here. Or you can always post in the blog comments with your progress as well! It is so much more fun and motivating doing it as a group so find a way to connect! Emergency preparedness is a very broad topic. This…
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Helius Rocket Stove

Powerless Cooking, Recommended Products
We recently had the opportunity to meet with Kris from Titan Ready USA and he showed us some of his products that we are excited to share with you. These products are simple but efficient solutions to some preparedness dilemmas we know we have faced and you may have as well. This post covers the Helius Rocket Stove, but be sure to check out the HERC tea light ovens and Hydrant Water Storage Systems as well. FSME DISCOUNT: Click here to shop and enter coupon code FSME10 to save 10% on your Helius Rocket Stove order. This deal is exclusively for Food Storage Made Easy readers! We've seen a lot of rocket stoves around but this is the first one we have seen that we've been really excited to use.…
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HERC Tea Light Candle Ovens

Powerless Cooking, Recommended Products
We recently had the opportunity to meet with Kris from Titan Ready USA and he showed us some of his products that we are excited to share with you. These products are simple but efficient solutions to some preparedness dilemmas we know we have faced and you may have as well. This post covers the HERC tea light ovens, but be sure to check out the Helius Rocket Stove and Hydrant Water Storage Towers as well. Click here to shop and enter coupon code FSME10 to save 10% on your HERC Oven order. This deal is exclusively for Food Storage Made Easy readers! While butane stoves are great for stove-top cooking indoors, we have yet to find a good solution for oven cooking indoors. Having a diversified preparedness plan is…
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10 Ways to Practice Powerless Cooking This Summer

Powerless Cooking
Summer is a GREAT chance to practice cooking without power because the weather is nice, you can avoid heating up your kitchen, and your kids are around and can join in the fun. Most people do some form of outdoor cooking or camping throughout the summer, so why not use it as a chance to practice some important skills! 1. Use a Solar Oven: Nobody likes heating up their kitchen in the middle of a hot summer afternoon. Cook any of your regular foods outdoors using the power of the sun. We love practicing with our Sun Ovens, but if you don't have one there are a couple of plans online to be able to make your own. This one is a little more like a real sun oven, and…
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“FUEL THE FIRE” FEBRUARY

Powerless Cooking
We hope you have enjoyed our "Fuel the Fire" in February series. We have had fun learning about and sharing a lot of different fuel options you may consider adding to your Emergency Preparedness Plan. Enjoy the overview of the series below. If you aren't signed up already for our FREE CHECKLISTS, make sure you get on the list. You'll get a free checklist every 2 weeks to help you plan, buy, and use your Food Storage. This year we wanted to do something educational, but keep with the theme of Valentine's Day, so we are going to be celebrating Fuel the Fire February by discussing all the different fuels you may be using for your powerless cooking. The most common fuels people store for powerless cooking are: Wood Charcoal…
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Cooking Stoves Overview

Powerless Cooking
Description: We're ending off Fuel The Fire February with a quick overview of some stoves you may be able to use with the different fuels we have talked about. While this is only scratching the surface on cooking stoves, we thought you may be interested in a few options. Make Your Own #10 Can Stove: A cheap and easy way to build a portable stove is by using a #10 can, cutting out holes for ventilation and placing wires in to hold various sizes of pots. We did a fun tutorial on how to make #10 can stoves, packed with fuels as a gift. PRO: FREE to make CON: Not all that efficient or sturdy (you will end up using more fuel) CLICK HERE TO SEE A TUTORIAL Cube Stove:…
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Sun Oven Overview

Powerless Cooking
Description: While the Sun Oven isn't a FUEL, the SUN is! We couldn't talk about fuels, without mentioning the Sun. We love our Sun Ovens. Often times people ask us how we would cook our food if there were no power. Our answer is: We would use the Sun Oven as much as possible, then fill in the rest with a variety of fuels and stoves. Benefits: - Uses the Sun as a source of fuel for cooking - Can be used in the year round as long as there is enough sun to cast a shadow - Functions just like a home oven - Preserves your other fuel stores Drawbacks: - Can't be used on rainy days - Isn't as fast and effective to boil water as some other…
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Fuel Disks Overview

Powerless Cooking
Description: Fuel Disks are an ideal fuel source for portable wood burning stoves such as the Firebox or Cube Stove. QuickStove Fuel Discs are made of cedar and highly refined wax, they are designed to light easily and to burn hot. Since most meals take less than 30 minutes to cook, they are a perfect solution as an emergency source of heat for cooking. Benefits: - Fuel Disks can be stored indefinitely - Can be used as a fire starter, or fire source - Can be used as emergency heat source during cold weather - A dry, easy-to-burn fuel when it's windy, rainy or snowy - Can boil water for emergency preparedness cooking Drawbacks: - Can't be used inside - Needs a stove you can put it in to use…
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