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    DIY Wonderbag--BAG-STYLE HEAT Retention Oven.

    How to make a Wonderbag --- slow cooking without a heat source. Bring your food to boiling on your stove, then put it in the Wonderbag.... and hours later you have dinner. Withoutthe expense or running your stove or oven to cook it. It is being used all over Africa and other nations. But there's no reason not to use it here in the USA too.

    Link is broken but this is how you make the basic pattern. Wonderbag people do NOT want people to know how easy it is to make these. BUT some of us don't want to spend 140 bucks on one.

    DIY Tea Light Oven for Off-Grid Cooking (via The Busy B Homemaker) -- This looks like an awesome cheap powerless cooking option!

    Pioneer Handbooks is a free library of digitized and downloadable chapters of historic how-to instructions covering building, farming, gardening, livestock, recipes, medicine, hunting and prospecting from rare and useful pioneer and settler handbooks of the 1800′s. These books taught colonist families how to successfully clear the land, build a log cabin or farmhouse, grow food, take care of farm animals, cook meals, fight diseases and heal their injuries. They are the original colonial DIY

    Sandwich bags

    A Double-Duty Solar Solution: How to Build a Solar Water Heater - DIY - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

    Terracotta Pot Candle Heater - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog - great forum discussion on how and why they work. You'll be happy you made a couple of these in an emergency. They won't heat your whole house of course, but they'd take the chill out of a bedroom or small room.

    Fridge Without Using Electricity! Here's how it works: You take a smaller pot and put it inside a larger pot. Fill the space in between them with wet sand, and cover the top with a wet cloth. As the water evaporates from the sand, it pulls the heat out with it, cooling the inner pot.

    36 DIY Weekend Projects for Preparedness and Survival: Instructions and photos - Have to try these!

    making bread without an oven - includes using the grill, open fire, steaming, frying, and dutch oven. Recipes for each method.

    How To Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator #shtf #prepping #diy #survival

    Three days' worth of meals that can be prepared with no heat and little water, to get you though the first three days after a disaster. I totally need to do this.

    Heat A Room Using Tea Light And A Flower Pot For 0.12$ A Day

    The Ultimate Survival Keychain

    DIY "100 hour" type candles

    sewing machine maintenance

    Cheap-Heating-How-To-Heat-A-Room-With-Only-Tea-Lights-And-Flowerpots

    Bobcat-Rocket-Stove... This little stove / heater burns so efficiently, it burns the smoke! Perfect for hunter's camp, tail gating, survival heating.

    Build a Rocket Stove- One of the best and most efficient ways to cook in an emergency!

    Make Fuel at Home With Portable DIY Refinery | Autopia | Wired.com