The Well-Fed Backpacker

The Well-Fed Backpacker, June Fleming, 1986 Edition
The Well-Fed Backpacker, June Fleming, 1986 Edition

I picked this up tonight at a fundraiser for our neighbourhood school and it looks like it’s going to be very handy. One really interesting idea is the one-liner — choose one item from up to six different columns and cook them together in one pot. Here are some examples:

Quick rice, tuna, freeze-dried peas, curry sauce mix and flaked coconut.

Couscous, precooked hamburger seasoned with sloppy joe mix and grated Swiss cheese.

Quick brown rice, canned or dried shrimp, freeze dried green beans and teriyaki sauce.

If you think these sound good now, just imagine what they would be like after a long day on the trail.