Alternative Cooking Methods

In the event of a power outage, it is important to have a backup method for cooking. This can be as rusticas making a campfire outside or it might be an indoor alternative. I much prefer the indoor alternatives!
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DIY rocket stove! "Rocket stove technology can heat a home with 90% less wood than a conventional wood stove. So little, that many homes are heated with nothing but tree trimmings that come out of a small yard."

DIY rocket stove! "Rocket stove technology can heat a home with 90% less wood than a conventional wood stove. So little, that many homes are heated with nothing but tree trimmings that come out of a small yard."

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Cob oven heats up to 450 degrees F in 20 minutes, can get up to 800 degrees F
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Cooking without Electricity     Here is a calculation for how much charcoal you need to cook 365 meals:     FORMULA   Take the # of Dutch Oven meals planned for the year____ X 20 briquettes per meal =_____ divided by 30 briquettes per pound = pounds needed.    EXAMPLE    365 meals X 20 briquettes = 7300 divided by 30 = about 243 lbs or about 12-20 lb bags, or about 16 – 15 lb bags      NOTE: Kingston charcoal was estimated as 18  briquettes per pound

Cooking without Electricity Here is a calculation for how much charcoal you need to cook 365 meals: FORMULA Take the # of Dutch Oven meals planned for the year____ X 20 briquettes per meal =_____ divided by 30 briquettes per pound = pounds needed. EXAMPLE 365 meals X 20 briquettes = 7300 divided by 30 = about 243 lbs or about 12-20 lb bags, or about 16 – 15 lb bags NOTE: Kingston charcoal was estimated as 18 briquettes per pound

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How to cook on a Log Fire     #genius #survival #camping #diy #homestead #farmlife

How to cook on a Log Fire #genius #survival #camping #diy #homestead #farmlife

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