dhadson – Little Tassie Prepper

Easy method to making your own Jerky or Biltong

A couple of weeks (or maybe months) ago I submitted an article to Self Reliance Magazine.  It is on making Biltong/Jerky drier.  I did submit one on making Biltong, yet they had already too many articles on making food for the Summer issue.  Luckily I already had started on that article as a possible followup.  Read more about Easy method to making your own Jerky or Biltong[…]

A great school holiday project for around the campfire

With school holidays on at the moment I have found much more time to spend with my children, which is great and the main reason behind my taking time off from work.  We have been going out and enjoying more of the outdoors, doing some projects around the house, and working on tidying the property Read more about A great school holiday project for around the campfire[…]

Success on a fishing trip doesn’t have to mean that you caught fish

There is little chance of someone confusing me with Rex Hunt, Jeremy Wade or Matt Hayes.  I have learned that I am not a very good fisherman.  If I was the Old Man from Hemingway’s famous novel, I would have starved long ago.  My younger son and I went out on the weekend to test Read more about Success on a fishing trip doesn’t have to mean that you caught fish[…]

Ways to process chicken meat which are easier and more humane.

Do you know the best way to process chickens for meat?  I have slaughtered and dressed many birds for the table… trying many different techniques to reduce both my stress and most importantly, make the process humane for the animal.  Through this I have first hand experience at what I believe to be the best Read more about Ways to process chicken meat which are easier and more humane.[…]

“I’ve eaten weird things through the course of my life. I’ve eaten wild game, I’ve eaten possum – possum’s no good.” – Chris Pratt

I am pleased to say that I have finally done it!  I have managed to find and capture those who were tormenting my family over the last year.  When I had them in my power they tried everything they could to escape, yet I would not allow it… and I am glad that they have Read more about “I’ve eaten weird things through the course of my life. I’ve eaten wild game, I’ve eaten possum – possum’s no good.” – Chris Pratt[…]