Survival Kitchen–What Would You do with a 9-Pound Cabbage?

Getting creative in the kitchen can be fun and entertaining, as well as important for survival. From the September/October 2011 issue of “Backwoods Home Magazine” comes one woman’s instructive example of making something beyond ordinary out of a large cabbage.


Adventures of a 9-Pound Cabbage

By Katie Martin

Last fall we decided to take a nice Sunday drive through the mountains, an activity we like to do all year long — it doesn’t even have to be Sunday.

I love to stop at produce stands, no matter how big or small. They always have things I can’t grow. I could spend hours asking questions and looking over the different produce and farm products. I always wonder if their way of growing or making something is better than my way.

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Excerpt used with permission of Backwoods Home Magazine. 1-800-835-2418.


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Author: John Wesley Smith

John Wesley Smith writes and podcasts from his home in Central Missouri. His goal is to help preppers as he continues along his own preparedness journey.