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About Solutions From Science. Solutions From Science offers a variety of unique products created specifically for those who would like to take the necessary precautions in protecting themselves and their families; as well as those who are seeking alternative ways to becoming self-sufficient, or as we like to say – getting off the grid.

About Solutions From Science

Over the last century, America has consciously turned away from its Christian heritage, and the effects have been devastating. The problems our nation currently faces are serious, not just for us, but for our children and grandchildren. Our liberties and freedoms are being threatened (and even slowly taken away) and there is a nation-felt concern for the direction our country is headed.

The road ahead is long and hard, but not impossible. We believe that the only way back for America is a return to the Biblical principles that brought us true freedom in the first place – freedoms that our Founding Fathers understood were ones given by a Creator, not a king or state. Paratus Familia Blog: Fantastic (Oven) Fried Chicken. Recently Maid Elizabeth came across a recipe for oven-fried chicken, thought it looked fabulous and asked me to work it into our dinner menu rotation.

Paratus Familia Blog: Fantastic (Oven) Fried Chicken

She, along with Master Hand Grenade, had been craving fried chicken for awhile but knew that it was like pulling teeth to get me to make it for dinner. Although I like fried chicken (minus the grease) I don't like making it - so fried chicken is a once a year (at the most) rarity at our house. Elizabeth's oven-fried recipe looked remarkably good, and easy, so I put it on the menu and eagerly anticipated giving it a try. Since our first oven-fried chicken experiment, we have had it every other week - without fail! It is that good! Generally I just cut up chicken breast to make this dish, however that is pretty decadent.

We love this chicken with mounds of fluffy mashed potatoes and chicken gravy, but it would be just as wonderful with potato salad or whatever suits your fancy. Fantastic Oven-Fried Chicken 3 eggs + a splash of milk. Auto Emergency Survival Kit. ICDL - International Children's Digital Library. Food Storage Basics - Self Reliant School. Keep your food cool without electricity: Zeer pots. You don’t need electricity to cool food or medicine with a zeer pot.

Keep your food cool without electricity: Zeer pots

I’m gonna go over the basics of what zeer pots are and how they work so you can make one yourself. We’ll also go over how to do the same thing without pots. A zeer pot is a container made of materials that are specially chosen to take advantage of evaporative cooling. Remember the swamp cooler project I told you about? This works on the same principle except it pumps water and blows the air into a room like most swamp coolers do. How does an evaporative cooler work? In order for water to evaporate from a liquid to water vapor, it needs energy. Just like the swamp cooler (evaporative cooler), the drier the are is around the pot, the better it works. A zeer pot works exactly the same way.

How to make a Zeer pot A zeer pot is actually two pots, one inside the other. Zeer pot video I know some of you’d rather watch a movie than read a book, so here’s a video: The inside temperature will depend on the outside temperature. 11 Ways to Cook Off-Grid Without Power. One of my favorite things about the pioneer days is their ability to accomplish so much without electricity.

11 Ways to Cook Off-Grid Without Power

It’s amazing when one looks at how they lived and what they did. Many of us would be hard pressed to make it a few days, let alone years, without our electricity and stores. Now, I’m not saying I don’t appreciate my power and the use of said stores. As long as they’re here, I plan on using them. However, I also believe in knowing how to do things without said benefits. Cooking outdoors and off-grid, aka without power, is something I believe everyone should know how to do. September is National Preparedness Month and the beginning of fall and winter storm season. Just this afternoon as my father helped me shell beans to can we were talking about his growing up through the Depression years. I believe he’s right. And I also believe he’s right in wanting to be prepared. We got without power every winter. Disclosure: Some of the below links are affiliate links. 1. 2.