The Pickled Prepper
The FGM-148 Javelin anti-tank missile.

Fighting the Last War; the Problem with Outdated Tactics

The war in Ukraine is taking place on a much greater scale than we would expect to see as preppers defending our retreat, but we can still learn from it.
Canned Meats

A Quick and Easy Way to Add Important Macronutrients to Your...

Many long term storage foods leaving you short of important macronutrients because they are carb-heavy and starch-based.
Man inspecting his carbine

Time to Clean, Check, and Lube Your Guns

With the current state of the world, I think checking your guns and accessories is at least as important as changing the batteries in your smoke detector.
Containers in a pile waiting to be shipped.

New Supply Chain Issues Could Hasten Collapse

The supply chain crisis is going to get worse, much worse. as COVID-19 lockdowns in China come on top of the Ukraine disruption.
A cabin or retreat in the mountains

How to Find Your Survival Retreat

Having a retreat is one of the ultimate prepper dreams, but you don't have to buy one, you just need to identify a place that will welcome you.
Two cases of Hormel chili

Food Inflation is the Tip of the Iceberg

Consumers are reacting strongly to rising prices, which is no surprise to us. Pete continues to top off his supplies, adding 16 cans of chili to his prepper pantry.
A raised garden bed growing herbs and leafy greens. Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash.

How to Survive the Coming Food Crisis

As the war in Ukraine lingers, the odds of a food crisis are growing. Are you prepared to feed your family when there is no food in the store?
storage foods in buckets

My Last Minute Preps for TEOTWAWKI

If the end is near, its time to make sure your preps are up to date. Check your plans, inventory your gear, and coordinate with your prepper pals.
bombed out buildings and a destroyed armor vehicle from the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

This Could be the Beginning of the End

The unforeseen consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine could be catastrophic. This is what we have been preparing for, we just didn't know it.
an artists rendering of buildings after being hit by a nuclear blast wave

Russia, Putin, and the Nuclear Quandary

There's more to the question of whether Putin will use nuclear weapons. We must also consider where and what kind beucase it will affect our odds of survival.