What do you cook/eat when camping?

Discussion in 'Camping Toys' started by tafflink, Dec 3, 2007.

  1. MotoBoss

    MotoBoss Go Ahead

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    Yeah I've owned, and still do, several 110's and they will be marked for sure.


    Nice breakfast Mag but man you need to cook that bacon! ;)

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  2. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    Mine's definitly not marked anywhere but seems the same size. I can take actual measurements. What looks like brass ends, the locking mechanism, the rivets etc have held up incredibly well over the years. Blade holds an edge well too.

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  3. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    Tough to cook properly 2 lbs of 12in long strips of bacon in a 6in pan... one burner and trying to cook bacon, heat beans, back to bacon, heat beans a little more, back to bacon, then frying eggs. Some pieces were too crispy, some just right, and other not quit enough. And cooked on a firepit on a 10 degree slope...

    We ate the whole pack between the 2 of us though.. :D



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  4. scratchypants

    scratchypants Loathes the impolite

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    Since it appears I have derailed the thread, I'll post what I take on multi-day, backwoods trips:

    On day 1 I'll stop at a grocery store and buy steaks, a bag of ice, and a newspaper - at least an hour's drive from where I'll be putting in. Open the bag of ice and jam the steaks in there. At the parking lot of our starting point, take them out, wrap in the newspaper, and stuff them into a pack.

    After that, it's pepperettes/jerky, Clif bars, ramen, and Mountain House/Backpacker's Pantry/some generic freeze-dried meals. Every day gets its own baggy. Tea, coffee, sugar, salt, hot sauce, and oil for frying the odd fish round out the list. A Katadyn Befree provides the water, but I'll pack purification tablets as a backup.
  5. Gunerdo

    Gunerdo fromwanerbe

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    Purchased, and have used one of these. Remove inner pot to use the outer pot for normal cooking.
    Highly recommend.

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  6. Bikerboy

    Bikerboy Been here awhile

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    There is this guy who has some interesting recipes using the Keith TI 6300


  7. MaverickNC

    MaverickNC Gnarly Dude

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    I know this doesn't quite count, but thought I would share...

    I was recently on a moto-glamping in Western NC, where my buddy Nick and I were spending our nights in a Class A motor-home owned by Nick's folks at a luxury RV park. The spot was complete with outdoor fireplace, a Traeger Smoker, and plenty of Patron Anejo...

    Nick's pop decided to smoke us up a WHOLE WAGYU BEEF BRISKET while we were out riding. Damn was it delicious!

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  8. RoundTrip

    RoundTrip Unintentional deerslayer Supporter

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    What campground is that? Where? I'm asking for my 5th wheel who wants to know. :-)
  9. MaverickNC

    MaverickNC Gnarly Dude

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    @RoundTrip it is the Mountain Falls Luxury RV Park. Each lot is owned under a covenant, but many rent their spots out. They only accept Class A Coaches in excess of 30 feet I believe. No 5th wheels. Fancy Schmancy.

    http://mountain-falls.com/
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  10. RoundTrip

    RoundTrip Unintentional deerslayer Supporter

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    Nice. Thanks, even though my 5th wheel is just a little insulted :-)
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  11. Gunerdo

    Gunerdo fromwanerbe

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    Scrambled O, worth a look.

  12. nvklr

    nvklr Been here awhile

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    :confused he had a perfectly good pan to cook up the potato and egg, why all the waste?
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  13. ts3doug

    ts3doug Long timer

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    Those bushcraft folk are an odd lot
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    Bill 310 Poser Emeritus Super Supporter

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  16. rd400racer

    rd400racer Long timer

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    We started taking our kids camping when they were young (20+ years ago) and I always brought along a can of Dinty Moore beef stew and canned whole potatoes. My son loved that stuff. Fast forward to today and my son is the purchasing agent for a fancy internet camping outfitter. He has access to all of the high tech gear available and even gets loads of beta testing stuff from all the major players. And when he camps he still always brings a can of Dinty and potatoes with him as an homage to our first excursions.
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  17. rwebell

    rwebell Been here awhile

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    I can’t stand those dehydrated meals. The pictures on the package look great but the finished product looks like mud. Much cheaper and tastier to bring ramen noodles, Kraft Dinner, dried sausage, jerky and hard cheese. For the price, taste and quantity you end up with better meals and happier campers!
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  18. AllSeasonRider

    AllSeasonRider Wandering, maybe a little lost...

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    Seems odd to bust on the dehydrated stuff and then recommend ramen and Kraft Dinner...

    Some of the Mountain House meals are pretty good - breakfast skillet, biscuits and gravy, beef stew in particular. Not to mention, since you only need to get water boiling to make them, and not maintain a boil like for regular pasta, they're more efficient with stove fuel.

    Don't get me wrong - wouldn't want to live on them or anything, but they have their place.
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  19. Tidewater KLR

    Tidewater KLR High Speed Hiker

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  20. motokeith

    motokeith Been here awhile

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    If I'm camping off the 990 Adventure then chances are I have my bigger camp kit with my Jetboil and plenty of water, in which case I usually go with the Mountain House type meals. My usual go-to's include the stroganoff, chicken & dumplings, scrambled eggs and bacon, and granola with milk and berries. I have accepted the fact that Mountain House for dinner means I will be crawling out of my tent and trundling off to the pit toilet at around 4:37am to deal with a monster dump that won't wait. Me and my camping buddies have dubbed this "the Mountain House march".

    When camping off the 500EXC I pack lighter with no camp stove and less water and will go with what is essentially a civilian version of MRE's that are handed out by FEMA. These use the same flameless heaters as the military MRE's, but leave out some of the items like the drink mix, coffee, side dish, and the micro-roll of TP. This does make them a little slimmer than the traditional MRE. The MRE meals are more of a "plan B" for when I don't find a meal somewhere before throwing down camp at the end of the day.

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