Easy camping food

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Im looking for suggestions for food to take camping. Im thinking something cheap, easy to store and prepare, and something that will stay with you a while. Not looking for gourmet here, spartan is fine if it meets these criteria.
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I eat a lot of bagel and peanut butter sandwiches. Carry a few different types of bagels for variety. Carrots, radishes, celery and other raw edibles for some rabbit food. Sometimes I cook up chicken breasts ahead fo time. Keep them well chilled and they are good for a few days. Sliced hams also work well for me as long as I can chill it.
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Everything bagel with thick slabs of summer sausage or ham and cheddar with a squeeze tube of mustardb kept in a cooler will go far. Dried sausage, dried fruit and nuts last a very long time.
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Dole fruit cups- I prefer the mandarin orange in jello. Cliff bars to supplement. A package of brats and a jug of mustard coupled with a pack of tortillas. Easy food that keeps well and keeps you full. :)
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We found something quick and easy for a float trip or backpacking. They are called "Tortilla Stuffers." It comes in a sealed bag like tuna and stuff. It's already cooked and has everything you need to make a quick decent burrito, except the tortilla of course. One bag is good for 3-4 burritos. You can heat it up if you want, but in the summer we found it to be just fine straight out of the bag and into the tortilla. Comes in a few different flavors too.

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http://www.bettycrocker.com/tips/tipsli ... a-stuffers
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I premake burritos, and eat them for almost every meal.

Brown sound ground beef or sausage.

I use this package, and cook as instructed:
http://www.bettycrocker.com/products/ha ... stroganoff

When it is almost done, I add the browned ground beef, a can of chile, and cheese. Then I roll them in tortillas and wrap that in foil.

You can eat them cold, they are easy to cook over a campfire, or usually, I just let them warm in the sun for a few hours on the deck of my yak.

I add jalapenos, onions, and cilantro to spice it up sometimes.

These pack well, are easy, and have very little waste when finished.
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Pre-cooked fajitas from HEB/Wal-Mart!! We've done this our last few trips, and it's great. Just heat them up, slap it on a tortilla, and instant, satisfying dinner. We tend to carry eggs, too, and mix the leftover fajitas into a scrambler the next morning.
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I took this the last trip work good just put a lil water and heated.
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Vienna sausages! Yeah they're not great, but they're a tradition in my family for all fishing trips. We normally do alright, so they may bring good luck too.
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phoenixphishing wrote:Vienna sausages! Yeah they're not great, but they're a tradition in my family for all fishing trips. We normally do alright, so they may bring good luck too.

Thats a good one have not eaten those in along time.. Bean e weenie's were good also cold..
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Whataburger on ice in a ziplock bag. Fast and good
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On the Guad wrote:Whataburger on ice in a ziplock bag. Fast and good

and he is not joking ... I saw him eat that nasty thing
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Larry, I always avert my eyes to miss it!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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larry long shadows wrote:
On the Guad wrote:Whataburger on ice in a ziplock bag. Fast and good

and he is not joking ... I saw him eat that nasty thing

I tried that once, put half of one in the frig and tried to eat it the next day. Tasted terrible, fed it to a goat and it gaged.
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Must take a traveling salesman's stomach.!!!
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I fixed a rack of ribs yesterday ,I started thinking that would sure be a good easy meal, cook at home then just wrap in tinfoill and throw on the fire to warm them up.
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Some good ribs could make you the most popular guy in camp! :D
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I will often pack leftovers like red beans, rice and sausage or venison stew. I keep a few individual meals like that in the freezer.
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anything made by mountainhouse meals
http://www.mountainhouse.com/

Its the lightest food to pack and the easiest to prepare. Add hot water and its done. And it tastes pretty good.
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larry long shadows wrote:
On the Guad wrote:Whataburger on ice in a ziplock bag. Fast and good

and he is not joking ... I saw him eat that nasty thing


It was delicious :o
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daveg99 wrote:anything made by mountainhouse meals
http://www.mountainhouse.com/

Its the lightest food to pack and the easiest to prepare. Add hot water and its done. And it tastes pretty good.


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I usually make subs the night before and put them in cooler. Loaded up on the meats and veggies. Bag of chips and a Keystone.

I had a buddy last night post a pic from his camping trip this weekend. They cooked all this up then did some canoe camping with all the leftovers.

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Now that's good camp food. :lol:
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Hirsch wrote:
daveg99 wrote:anything made by mountainhouse meals
http://www.mountainhouse.com/

Its the lightest food to pack and the easiest to prepare. Add hot water and its done. And it tastes pretty good.


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X3 just stay away from the huevos rancheros!!!
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Try couscous any flavor you like. Mix in canned tuna or chicken. Cooks quick add boiling water.

Those noodle or rice packs work well also, but cook 7 minutes. Mix in meat as well.

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