Alcohol stoves are great for hiking, backpacking, and cooking small amounts of food. They are generally inexpensive, light-weight, easy to use and you can make your own! Alcohol stoves require the use of alcohol for fuel. Alcohol in it's purest form can be used indoors. Although alcohol is one of the safest fuels to use … Continue reading Alcohol Stoves
Propane stoves and grills are great for outdoor cooking. There are various kinds of propane stoves, grills and cooking devices in multiple price ranges, making propane a universal cooking source. Most propane camp stoves and grills should only be used outdoors. Unlike butane, which can be stored and used indoors with proper ventilation, propane should … Continue reading Propane Stoves
Butane stoves are great for cooking without electricity, and can be used indoors with a little ventilation. Butane stoves are generally inexpensive and can be found for as little as $18, at just about any sporting goods store or super store, such as Walmart or Target, and sometimes in grocery stores. Butane fuel canisters generally last … Continue reading Butane Stoves
Box ovens are amazing! They do a great job of cooking food outdoors. Using a box oven is a great way to make cooking with charcoal much more efficient. The box oven keeps the heat contained inside the box instead of allowing heat to escape from the coals into the air. The best thing about … Continue reading Box Ovens
Solid fuel refers to various types of solid materials that are used to produce energy and provide heat. Solid fuels include wood, charcoal, peat, coal, Hexamine fuel tablets, pellets made from wood, corn, wheat, rye and other grains. Solid fuels, compared to liquid fuels or gaseous fuels, are more readily available and can be used … Continue reading Solid Fuel Stoves
It’s getting cold outside and I AM FREEZING! I can’t even imagine handling life when I feel like an icicle, which is exactly what would happen if the power went. If utilities go out in the winter because of a natural disaster like a snow storm, wind storm or an earthquake, we will all face … Continue reading How To Stay Warm When The Power Goes Out
In the October 1980 General Conference, President Ezra Taft Benson said, “Too often we bask in our comfortable complacency and rationalize that the ravages of war, economic disaster, famine, and earthquake cannot happen here. Those who believe this are either not acquainted with the revelations of the Lord, or they do not believe them. Those … Continue reading Temporal Preps: Where to Begin?