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Do not be defeated by the dreaded burnt pot — cleaning it up is easier than you'd think

Clean burnt pots - vinegar, baking soda, and water :) I had been soaking a pan for 2 days, scrubbing like crazy several times. Brought the water n vinegar to a boil, added baking soda. Waited a couple mins, dumped it all out n everything just wiped off! I had a brand new looking pan! I will be remembering this one lol

Homemade Soda Can Camp Stove: Super cheap & lightweight option for backpacking. I haven't used one, but I met many thru hikers who swore by them.

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Cleaning with Baking Soda

Cleaning with baking soda can be an inexpensive, safe, and green cleaning alternative, just like its science fair volcano friend, vinegar.

vaseline and cotton balls. costs around $4.50 to make about 600 hundred of these. They burn for quite a while and after a few days of sitting in the vaseline mixture they are water proof.

How To Make A Simple DIY Alcohol Backpacking Stove From Soda Pop Cans #infographic

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Eight Household Items That Could Save Your Life

Chewing Gum and a battery can be used Fire Starter - Use the foil-backed wrapper to short circuit an AA battery and create a flame. First, tear the wrapper into an hourglass shape and touch the foil to the positive and negative battery terminals. The electrical current will briefly cause the paper wrapper to ignite. Use the flame to light a candle or tinder.

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22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

10 Easy Fire Starters