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Tricks for Getting the Best Long Term Food Storage Possible

  Ancient people are known to use different methods of long-term food storage to preserve food. Back then, they did not have a fridge where they froze food. They only had to rely on natural resources to store the food and keep them preserved and edible for a long time. It is important that you also learn some useful practices for …

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Ramen Exposed: Does Ramen Expire?

Whether you are someone who is preparing for the apocalypse or a natural disaster or a college student strapped for cash, you have probably asked the question “does ramen expire?” Before you get the answer, you need to learn first a little background about this type of Asian noodle. Ramen noodle is made of wheat and just like most kinds …

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7 Army Jokes That’ll Guarantee to Make You Laugh

Being in the military may not be a laughing matter, but it would surely be a great help to laugh about serious things from time to time. Whether you are in the army or not, you can share army jokes among friends at parties or get-togethers. You do not need to be in the army to understand these jokes as …

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Your Kitchen Only Needs 5 Knives

When I was a cook in the Army, we had lots of knives in the kitchen but only a handful of types. Gizmodo recently released this article about what knives you must have in your kitchen. In short, the five knives are: Cleaver — for when you cut up meats. Chef’s Knife — the knife great for prepping veggies as …

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How to Adjust a Bayonet to fit Perfectly

One of our “guys” here at Knife Up had the opportunity to travel to Franklinville, NY to check out a true American Institution.  At least that’s how he sees it, and from what he reported, it looks like I won’t be the first to disagree with him.  The company he visited is the Ontario Knife Company.  Take a wild guess …

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Cold Steel Rep Reveals the Best Way to Get Factory Seconds

Are you looking to buy a great cold steel knife? Cold Steel makes lots of awesome blades from folders to machetes. Every so often, the Cold Steel sells factory seconds at a reduced price. These are knives that have not fully made it to the standard and, therefore, are sold at a discount. Don’t worry, these knives are still amazing …