Canned food is a staple on any survival list. It's also important to stock some sort of can opener; a standard manual can opener or even something as simple as a military can opener (also called a John Wayne). But what if you don't have a can opener? No worries, here are three ways on how you can open food cans without a can opener.

3. Using a spoon

This is the most difficult and time consuming of the three.

2. Using a Sharp Kitchen Knife

This is pretty quick method but also includes an element of danger because you're using a very sharp object. The key here is to go SLOW.

1. Scrapping the top

This is, by far, the easiest, fastest, and least dangerous method for opening a food can without a can opener.