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Comment survivre sans Frigo? « A force de tout stocker dans le réfrigérateur, on en arrive à ne plus savoir conserver nos aliments. ».

Comment survivre sans Frigo?

Cette réflexion, pleine de bon sens, ne manque pas d’arguments: qui sait que la tomate (en bon fruit qui se respecte) ne supporte pas le froid? Qu’on ne mélange pas la laitue avec les clémentines du marché, sous peine de les les voir s’asphyxier d’éthylène et de pourrir prématurément? Rassurez-vous il y a plein de trucs et astuces* pour bien conserver tout ce petit monde – la première étant par exemple de bien séparer les fruits des légumes – ce à quoi s’est brillamment attelée Jihyun Ryou, designer d’origine coréenne, qui propose toute une série d’appliques alimentaires esthétiquement ravissantes et pleines d’astuces pour suppléer au bon vieux garde-manger de nos grands-mères: On ne saurait que trop vous conseiller de reprendre à votre compte ses bonnes idées: et si de votre côté vous avez développé vos propres techniques de survie culinaires, n’hésitez pas à nous les envoyer!

Lave-linge à pédales - Les outils de l'autonomie. Wilderness Supplies. ORGANIZATION. Basic Disaster Supplies Kit. A Plan for Food Self-Sufficiency - Modern Homesteading. Related Content Fresh Storage of Produce For the past few years, we've experimented with different ways of storing food fresh and now we're e...

A Plan for Food Self-Sufficiency - Modern Homesteading

Providing high-quality food for your family year-round takes foresight and planning, plus healthy doses of commitment and follow-through. Whether you grow as much of your food as you can or you source it from local producers, the guidelines here will help you decide how much to produce or purchase. The charts linked to in “Plan How Much to Grow” later in this article will also help you estimate how much space you’ll need — both in your garden to grow the crops, and in your home and pantry or root cellar to store preserved foods. 1. Make a list of the foods you and your family eat now — and note the quantities as well. Decide what you’d like to grow, noting the foods your family prefers and recognizing that not every crop will grow in every climate.

Bump keys can lead to home break-ins. How to avoid break-ins at your home Last reviewed: June 2011 Web videos that demonstrate how to make a "bump key" are especially unnerving because unlike so much other sketchy content online, these tutorials are real.

Bump keys can lead to home break-ins

These instructional pieces typically reveal that any key "when properly used, will open any lock that it fits into," as boasts one Web instructor. A bump key is made by taking a key that already fits into a particular brand of lock and filing it down. But turning a blank key into a bump key isn't as simple as it looks in those Web videos. First, a key must fit into the lock someone wants to pick—even if the key can't open the door, it must slide all the way into the lock. The urban guide to being self sufficient'ish.

Self Reliance Skills Set. Hope for The Best (: SS DIY. Tool Shed. SS On the Farm. Self Sufficiency. Live Long and Prosper. Victuals. Com.post.ability. Household Cyclopedia - Useful household information past and present -  LoveToKnow. Household information is what this site is about and there are over 300 articles here.

Household Cyclopedia - Useful household information past and present -  LoveToKnow

The genesis of this site was a book published in 1881 called the Household Cyclopedia of General Information. Many of the articles are from that book and are fascinating from a historical perspective and for research purposes. At LoveToKnow, we liked the idea of a site for general household information a lot, so we decided to add articles that are up to date and germane to today's living and challenges. Select a category below for articles from the Late 19th Century: Agricultural Articles - Includes soil information, oats, barley, hay making, grafting a tree, etc. Old Fashioned Recipes - Includes Old Fashioned gingerbread, cake, pudding, home made wine and many more.

Household Advice and Information - Includes articles like: Old Fashioned Cologne; How to live, Avoiding Nightmares, etc. Paints and Dyes - Includes articles on how to make dyes, paints, pastes, etc. Homesteading and Survivalism Store. We here at Homesteading and Survivalism Store take pride in our reputation as the center for "How To" products on self-reliance, sustainable living, and other related fields.

Homesteading and Survivalism Store

This reputation has been built from years of service and tens of thousands of satisfied and returning customers. Self-reliance. How to Homestead Without 100 Acres and A Cow. File a Declaration of Homestead - Modern Homesteading. The Homesteader's Free Library. Urban Homesteading, or, Old MacDonald had a backyard farm… The movement to become more self-sufficient in an urban setting is spreading.

Urban Homesteading, or, Old MacDonald had a backyard farm…

Relearning methods for growing and canning produce, managing gray water, and raising chickens are just a few of the areas addressed in the urban homestead movement. Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library has many resources to help you decide if backyard homesteading is for you. The library subscribes to several magazines such as Mother Earth News, Grit, and Natural Home & Garden that are wonderful resources for developing self-sufficiency in an urban setting. They provide good advice on canning methods, choosing chicken breeds, building structures such as coops and greenhouses, and renewing and reusing instead of discarding. If you are thinking about keeping domestic fowl or livestock, the first step is to check the city ordinances for your community.

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8 eye-catching shipping container homes: A new kind of living

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