Solar cooking is no different than any other form of cooking, except for the fact you need the sun to be in full view. The plan is to use the solar cooking devices in situations where we are trying to conserve propane for cooking. Hope that helps!
Make an effort to make an inventory of your supplies. That’s a huge help when tracking on what needs to be topped off or rotated.
I think a drone would be great…I just don’t know how practical it would be. I am a 20 minute drive from downtown Austin. For me, it’s just not practical to take a drone with me to survey traffic. For others, it might be viable.
This is what I use – along with the long nose flexible spouts available on this site.
I use Wavian cans exclusively. Yes, they are quite expensive. I find them more robust than the cheaper cans I have owned in the past.
I have flown twice in the last 30 days, including a round trip to Los Angeles this past weekend.
Here are some of my thoughts in case they help you.
I am reading police are retiring at record numbers to the point NYPD is limiting the number of retirement submissions on a daily basis. As cities elect to de-fund police, it creates an artificial lack of cops on the street, putting those current officers under more stress.
I started cataloging all of the checklists I use here.
Check out The Storm Gourmet: A Guide to Creating Extraordinary Meals Without Electricity. It will give you a lot of good ideas of what to keep on hand for grid down emergencies that will allow you to prepare an array of meals.
I put this together back in late April. These are not predictions but rather possibilities.
My hypothesis is that a) consumers were told earlier this year just how dependent we were on China for everything we use, and b) the media ran images of shoppers in Hong Kong stocking up on toilet paper. In light of that, American consumers did what American consumers do in such situation – hoard what they believe is going to be in short supply.
I put the Ready Citizen Manual together a few months ago, along with a food planning spreadsheet. You may find some ideas here.
For cooking options, you may find a solar oven a good option depending on the amount of sunlight you get and whether you have a porch or other place to put the oven while it’s heating up your food. I have a SunOven and am very impressed with it.
Insurance trade publications are reporting insurers are re-evaluating whether to provide property damage coverage for civil unrest in the future.
I blogged about cleaning and re-using N95 and N100s back in April, and I have updated that blog a few times since then. Today’s update includes research from the inventor of the N95 published in the Journal of Emergency Medicine.