How to Make “Cowboy Coffee”

Many of us like a good cup of coffee when we’re camping in the morning, if not to wake us up, then as a nice morning ritual we look forward to. You can just take a few moments, get your thoughts together, maybe watch the sun rise, or just look at the landscape as it wakes up to a new …

Survival Fishing Fish Preservation

(Editor’s note: Welcome to the first installment of our “Ask a Survival Guy” series of blog posts. We encourage you to submit a question. The founder of Midwest Native Skills, Tom Laskowski, might just answer it as part of this regular feature!) Question: Let’s say you’re in a survival situation and you’re doing incredibly well fishing. In fact, you’re catching …

Basic Sausage Recipe

Ingredients 4 lbs. pork butt (approx. 70/30 meat to fat ratio) 1 T dried Crushed Red Peppers 2 T Salt 1.5 t ground Garlic 1 t dry Thyme 1.5 t dry Oregano 1/3 C Red Wine Vinegar Natural Hog Casings (approx 10 ft. in length) Directions Mix the crushed Red Peppers, salt, thyme. oregano together either in a coffee mill, …