tell me your favorite meal, just want some more ideas- we pack fresh and dry our own.
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Posted by: mister123 on Jun-02-13 10:08 PM (EST)
I try and bring fresh veggies on my trips to add to my meals, onions, carrots, zuccini, cabbage keep well. I saute them and add to what I'm having.
Posted by: hnpkd on Jun-06-13 8:49 PM (EST)
yep do all that , I save up the last pickings of my asparagus for a couple of meals ( great by itself or in pasta with cream sauce and prosciutto)
Posted by: richardp on Jun-05-13 8:08 AM (EST)
Good eats is part of our camping experience. We bring fresh eggs, (will last about a week if not too hot), cured sausage, vacuum packed bacon, vacuum packed ham, canned chicken, salmon in foil envolopes, whole powdered milk, butter (again, will last a week if not too hot) and lot more. One of the best books I have read is "The Back Country Kitchen" by Teresa Marrone.
Posted by: hnpkd on Jun-06-13 8:55 PM (EST)
the biddies are workin' hard on the eggs, I slice my own bacon, but feel it may be (or should) be a criminal act to bring precooked fish to Quetico.
P. B. & J.|
Posted by: jackl on Jun-06-13 6:46 AM (EST)
P B &J|
Posted by: hnpkd on Jun-06-13 8:51 PM (EST)
PEANUT BUTTER ON FRESH PAN BREAD IS A RARE TREAT.
If you are looking for energy that is...|
Posted by: jackl on Jun-10-13 6:20 PM (EST)
the way to go
chi chi junk food.|
Posted by: eo66ja on Jun-17-13 8:08 PM (EST)
just tried this one in our jetBoil last weekend..from jetboil recipe page...its high in the chemical dept but sometime you need a flavor boost...1 package of ramen noodles crushed cooked and drained, then add seasoning pkt, the 1 handful of doritos (don't read the label) and a few slim jim meat sticks sliced. stir and eat.
Posted by: randy_morgart on Jun-24-13 9:40 PM (EST)
Coot 2-3 servings worth of angel hair pasta, drain.
Penne Alfredo with smoked salmon|
Posted by: kayamedic on Jun-25-13 10:46 AM (EST)
Cook penne and make creamy alfredo sauce from packet. Add smoked salmon, some parmesan ( I do carry fresh) and rehydrated peas.
Posted by: richardp on Jun-25-13 5:22 PM (EST)
Instead of salmon you can add some cooked fresh bacon for an awesome pasta carbonara.
Posted by: hnpkd on Jul-11-13 10:06 PM (EST)
Now someone's speaking my language, trip's over but we had some great meals: ribeye steak with caper tarragon cream sauce, linguine with fresh asparagus,prosciutto and peppers,2 meals of fresh walleye, spaghetti, bacon and eggs for breakfast most days- great weather,great trip -Except for the trashed up campsite on Darky( Quetico).... really! poop on top of ground near campsite, cig butts everywhere, and a spent propane can. We left it in better shape.
Posted by: mutan on Aug-09-13 3:23 PM (EST)
I get stove top dressing and portion it out. I add dry gravy from the readily available packets. To this I add chunk chicken from a foil packet and some dried cranberies. I started using it while hiking, it is light weight and all I need do is heat up some water in a jet boil and pour it into the freezer bag I store the portioned food in. No need for dishes, and unlike Mountain House I dont need an extra long spoon to get it out of the bag.
Posted by: yknpdlr on Aug-10-13 7:56 AM (EST)
I do pretty much the same for the "thanksgiving dinner", but also add instant mashed potatoes to the stuffing mix, about 50-50. Great flavor and extremely satisfying, it will keep you going for a long time.
Posted by: lyngo on Aug-28-13 7:18 AM (EST)
I always make the sauce and dehydrate the finished sauce. Puttanesca is my favorite tomato sauce, try dehydrating it my way, it's much easier (plus, I would end up eating all the olives before they got into the sauce).
Posted by: outasight10 on Sep-07-13 12:54 PM (EST)
that sound gross...you eat that crap
Posted by: FL-KeysPaddler on Aug-09-13 11:04 PM (EST)
mary jane's organic has some great shepherd's bread that you can cook in a skillet
Long Trip Food|
Posted by: sx633 on Aug-10-13 10:28 AM (EST)
For a recent long distance multi-month trip:
After three weeks on the water|
Posted by: kayamedic on Aug-17-13 9:06 AM (EST)
with Clif bars, if I never see another one, it will be too soon.
Posted by: richardp on Aug-28-13 12:59 PM (EST)
If you are into rice (like my family) Goya and Carolina mike some nice rice and beans meals good for 2 adults. Add some canned chicken and you have an awesome meal. They do need to simmer for about 20 minutes or so.
Posted by: richardp on Aug-28-13 1:21 PM (EST)
If you are into rice (like my family) Goya and Carolina make some nice rice and beans meals good for 2 adults. Add some canned chicken and you have an awesome meal. They do need to simmer for about 20 minutes or so.
blueberry pancakes.....but everything|
Posted by: bigspencer on Aug-17-13 12:02 AM (EST)
previously mentioned sounds great.
DO Chicken Stuff|
Posted by: Beaverjack on Sep-04-13 9:03 PM (EST)
When I take a dutch oven, I'll bring a frozen rear half of a yard bird. Toss some rice, dried tomatos, chopped onions, some dried beans and some salt/adobo/cajun spice and the right amount of water (this takes experimentation, but you can start 1:1 and rehydrate your beans and tomatos first). Lay the quarters on top and put coals under and on top of the oven. If using pine, be sure to have a blazing fire going for back up coals. About an hour and a half later you'll have a fine meal. If the water is just right, you'll get some browned crusty rice along the edges. Keep the coals going on top to brown the chicken skin.
Posted by: ppine on Sep-08-13 9:11 PM (EST)
I like real food. We will be paddling the Sacramento River, CA in two weeks and fishing for king salmon. It is good over a fire.
Posted by: richardp on Sep-11-13 8:21 AM (EST)
Barilla and Dececco make a 3 cheese and cheese/spinach tortellini that does not need to be refrigerated. It is very light and compact (almost like freeze dried). It does need to boil for 10 minutes in a lot of water but no more than regular pasta. Add some olive oil and onions and mushrooms and you are good to go. Adding a pouch/can meat or fish and you have extra calories.
Posted by: mike on Aug-18-14 7:56 PM (EST)
Certainly one of the best and most appreciated camp cooking skills is toe learn how to bake bread at camp - especially by campfire.