Pemmican Masterclass!

Unlock the ancient secrets of survival with our Pemmican-Making Masterclass! Learn the time-honored techniques of crafting this nutrient-packed superfood, perfect for adventurers and health enthusiasts.

Let's make the Superfood of our Ancestors - PEMMICAN!

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Nutritional Powerhouse

Discover the nutritional powerhouse that is pemmican. Pemmican is more than just survival food; it's a nutrient-packed source of energy. Learn about its impressive nutritional profile, including protein, essential minerals, and vitamins. Understand why it was considered a complete food ration during the fur trade era, sustaining laborers through the harshest conditions.
Nutritional Powerhouse

Made in Your Home Kitchen

Pemmican-making has traditionally been associated with open fires and simple tools. However, in this course, we bring the process into the modern kitchen. You'll master the art of rendering tallow, processing, dehydrating, and shredding meat, and, finally, creating pemmican bars. Our techniques will empower you to make pemmican easily and efficiently.
Made in Your Home Kitchen

No Dehydrator - No Problem!

Making pemmican requires dehydrating meat. If you don't have a dehydrator, no worries! I'll teach you how to dehydrate meat in your home oven AND I'll walk you through step-by-step in video how to make and use a $10 DIY Cardboard Box dehydrator (I found these plans on the internet and I LOVE this dehydrator!)
No Dehydrator - No Problem!

Course Objectives

Here's what you'll learn!

  • How to render animal (cow) fat into pure and usable tallow using stove-top, oven, or crock pot!How to dehHow

  • How to dehydrate meat for making pemmican using home oven and a DIY Cardboard Box Dehydrator.

  • The ratios for mixing pemmican!

  • How to make a $10 Cardboard Box Dehydrator for bulk drying meat.

  • How to shape and store pemmican.

Course Curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome & Introduction
    • Terms & Conditions, Disclaimers, and Waiver of Liability
    • Health & Safety Warning
    • What exactly is pemmican?
  • 2
    • Download my Full Color Guide to Making Pemmican!
  • 3
    What You'll Need
    • Ingredients details
    • Materials needed
  • 4
    Rendering Tallow
    • 3 Ways to Render Tallow
    • Preparing Suet for Rendering
    • Preparing Suet for Rendering: Part 2
    • Rendering Suet into Tallow: Crockpot Method
    • Rendering Suet into Tallow: Stovetop Method
    • Rendering Suet into Tallow: Oven Method
  • 5
    Preparing, Dehydrating, & Grinding Meat
    • Introduction to Dehydrating Your Meat
    • Slicing Meat for Dehydrating
    • Building the $10 DIY Cardboard Box Meat Dehydrator
    • Loading the DIY Dehydrator with Meat
    • Dehydrating Meat: Oven Method
    • Determining When the Meat is Ready for Pemmican
    • Processing Dried Meat into A Fine Textured Ground Meat
  • 6
    Mixing Ingredients to Make Pemmican
    • The Magic Ratio: Mixing Dried Ground Meat & Rendered Tallow
  • 7
    Final Thoughts & Next Steps
    • The Nutritional Constitution of Pemmican
    • How to Store and Eat Pemmican
    • Adding Flavor & Other Ingredients to Pemmican
  • 8
    • Drying Meat Over a Fire (Survival-Style) (COMING SUMMER 2024...)
    • My Favorite "Pemmican-Like" Products (COMING SOON...)

Meet Your Instructor

  • Creek Stewart

    Wilderness Survival Instructor

    Creek Stewart

    Creek Stewart is a Wilderness Survival Instructor, Author, and Television Host. He currently hosts the hit show SOS HOW TO SURVIVE on The Weather Channel and is the owner of Willow Haven Outdoor Survival School in Central Indiana.