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Trail Food : Drying and Cooking Food for Backpacking and Paddling - Alan Kesselheim

Trail Food

Drying and Cooking Food for Backpacking and Paddling

Paperback Published: 22nd February 1998
ISBN: 9780070344365
Number Of Pages: 112

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" . . . a book that will appeal to everyone who has ever choked down the pre-packaged, bargain-basement camp food (or gone bankrupt buying the good stuff)." --"Canoe & Kayak"

. . . if you're on the lookout for a way to bring real meals to the field, this book] might have the answer." --"Field & Stream"

Life in the outdoors revolves around food--cooking it, eating it, packing it, carrying it. We even fantasize about it, especially after a week of eating store-bought provisions. This book is all about fulfulling those food fantasies and avoiding those expensive disappointments. "Trail Food" tells you how to remove water from food, to make it lighter and longer-lasting, without removing its taste. Learn to plan menus and prepare meals just like the ones you left behind, using fresh foods from your garden or market, prepared and seasoned the way "you" like them.

Why fantasize when you can have the real thing?

Introductionp. vi
The Dry Life--Why Bother?p. 1
What It Takes to Startp. 3
Your Provisions and What to Do with Themp. 9
Organizing for Your Packp. 20
The Outdoor Kitchenp. 26
Drying Timesp. 36
Fruitp. 37
Vegetablesp. 38
Meat, Fish, Eggsp. 39
Herbs and Spicesp. 40
Miscellaneousp. 40
Cooking Tips, Nutrition, and Recipesp. 41
Tipsp. 42
A Nutrition Primerp. 47
Breakfast--Nutrition, Fuel for Working Morningsp. 50
Lunch--Keep Up the Pacep. 53
Soups and Stews--The Simmering Potp. 58
Dinner--The Day's Rewardp. 61
Five-Minute Mealsp. 68
Dessertsp. 70
A Word About Hot Drinks and Coffeep. 72
Miscellaneous Stuff that Doesn't Fit Elsewherep. 73
The One-Week Backcountry Menup. 77
Two Easy Dehydrator Plansp. 84
Plywood Cabinet Dryerp. 84
Coldframe Solar Dryerp. 87
Indexp. 89
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ISBN: 9780070344365
ISBN-10: 0070344361
Series: International Marine-RMP
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 22nd February 1998
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.4 x 11.9  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.12
Edition Number: 1