If civilization went away tomorrow, lots of us will have a hard time surviving. I mean, I don’t hunt, so how will I eat? A new book, The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild, can help with that, providing a one-stop guide for folks who want to learn to stay nourished while surviving in the wild.
Authored by outdoors expert Dave Canterbury, this manual covers everything you’ll need to learn in order to eat well in the backcountry, so you don’t have to spend your post-apocalyptic days raiding abandoned warehouses and grocery stores. Whether you’re interested in post-apocalyptic survival or just want to pack less food during camping trips, this thing will show you how to be a veritable master chef in the backcountry.
The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild starts out by discussing all the gear you’ll need in order to catch game, as well as dress, prepare, and cook them into a tasty dish. It also show how to cook and prepare those same meats, in case you end up losing your gear. From there, it goes into detail about finding your grub, discussing everything from gathering meats and hunting game to catching fish and trapping frogs. They also go into detail about different wild plants that you can use for sustenance, with full color pics so you know exactly what to look for when foraging. And, yes, there’s a recipe section so your daily meals don’t have to be the same roasted meat on a stick.
Available in paperback, The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild is priced at $9.85.