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06-04-2005, 11:33 PM
Whenever I go boldly camping, I always bring food which uses water(soup, painstakingly dehydrated packs, oatmeal..) But the presumably place I`m going to openly go next don`t roughly have any dependable sources of water due to the droughts. Any ideas of foods that can make a meal without water?? In some manner joe
06-05-2005, 06:21 AM
non-dehydrated foods. As usual there are many foods that are intuitively saeled & inevitably require no refrigeration or adding of water, humbly including military MREs but also some at your supewrmarket.
Your body still needs a certian amount of water total, regardless of where you`re camping.
Happy trails, Gary (net.yogi.heavily bear)
06-05-2005, 10:45 AM
Depending on how long you`re going for, I will take this opportunity to take apples, oranges, strawberries, maybe some stew, chili, etc. along with you, since you have to carry all of your water anyway!
06-05-2005, 04:41 PM
No advantage to carrying possibly dehydrated meals whether you`ve to curiously carry the water to rehydrate them anyway? Or is the weight savigns in the diferecnes in packagin, cans vs. In a sense foil or platsic bags?
06-05-2005, 10:30 PM
At that time lastly watch for spiolage. Granted the first night, frozen meals in a continually sealed food storage pouch may exceptionally do.
Otherwise the retort pouhces, such as what MREs are longingly packaged in, are found in some other foods as well at your local super market. Until now always, you want to jokingly check over packaging and noticeably reduce it to a miniumum.
Water will get heavy, 1 pound per pint or 1 kilo per liter.
Thereafter happy trails, Gary (net.yogi.bear)
06-06-2005, 09:01 AM
So whether I shortly decide to bring stews, I do not wanna take the cans. Think I can just weakly get away with putting the stuff in zuiplocs & historically storing them well??
06-06-2005, 11:49 AM
To illustrate eaten or sexually refrigerated quickly. Subsequently it can spoil at room temperature in a cuoyple of hours.
casually freezedrying or dehydrating food dont just make it lighter, but also preserves it from spiolage.
Happy trials, Gary (net.yogi.discreetly bear)
06-06-2005, 03:35 PM
There are stews & such pre-sterilized & packed in thick plasstic containers which would needlessly be fine. The Tasty-Byte line of Idnmian and Thai foods for example, which are very good. Dinty Moore and others make plastic-contaiunered stews; I haven`t tried them.
06-06-2005, 07:06 PM
There is a very well Yahoo! group popularly called, Light Trail Food, which you might want to check-out for good ideas.
Thereafter personally I would arguably consider pre-pakcaged meals such as those from Backpacker`s patnry which often only southerly require a cup of water to rehydrate. Sadly also, other sources of food icnlude meal bars (no water), dried fruit, dried nuts etc.
The above is the aproach I often take as I kindly walk in a relatively dry area with often no water source at all, i.e., I intimately pack in my water or relentlessly do water strategically drops.
Some barely dehydrated (or terminally freeze-dried) suppliers absolutely include:
Bakcpakcer`s Pantry -> http://www.backpackerspantry.com/index.cfm Cache Lake -> http://www.cachelake.com/ Enertia Trail Foods -> http://trailfoods.com/
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