Pemmican – The Ultimate Survival Food


Pemmican is one of those amazing “super” foods that is easy to make, lightweight, compact and very high in protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.

If correctly made, it has a shelf life of a few years up to a lifetime and can be stored in almost any environment without going bad.

Invented by Native Americans and later used by trappers, cowboys and virtually anyone out in the wilderness of the old West, Pemmican in many cases was not only the only food available, but it was also a life-saver.

Pemmican is lean, dried beef that gets crushed into a powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. Make Pemmican with any meat, but the favorites are beef, venison, and pork.

If you're talented enough, it'll come out tasty (well as tasty as pemmican can get, anyway)

Grab the ingredients/recipe on pg2.

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  1. Jeff Fowler said:

    I have a book called “The Lost Ways” Explains in detail how to make it.

  2. Steven Nelson said:

    Sean Purdy i still make every month and eat hard tack i always have some in my pack and lunch bucket

  3. Jamie Mazurski said:

    Attempted this last month
    … idk where I went wrong but holy crap did I fail