10+ Back Packing Simple Food Ideas

Here are some very simple ideas for dehydrated and light-weight foods. 1) Any packaged dinner mix from the grocery and packed in Ziploc baggies ie, Macaroni & Cheese, Rice-a-Roni, Broccoli, and Cheese, etc There are tons of these things available today. If they call for milk, then the boys can carry powdered milk in baggies. Margarine…

20+ FOODIST IDEAS WHILE CAMPING

  GRILLED CHEESE—- Sandwiches can be made without a pan–use a buddy burner if you have one or wrap the prepared sandwich in foil and place just above the coals (cooks real fast). To make it a more complete meal add tomatoes, onions and cold cuts or any combination of your choice before cooking. KEBOBS—…

Braised Lamb Shanks In Lemon-Dill Sauce

4 Servings Ingredients 2 md onions,chopped (2 cups) 2 md carrots,chopped (1 cup) 2 cloves garlic 1 md leek 4 lg lamb shanks,about 1 pound, sawed crosswise into thirds 5 T olive oil 3 bay leaves 3 1/2 c fresh chicken stock or canned chicken broth 1 t salt 3 T fresh dill leaves,loosely packed…

Basic Irish Sausages

4 Servings Ingredients 1 1/2 lb pork,Lean 8 oz Pork fat,without gristle 1/2 t allspice,Ground 1 t Salt Fresh-ground pepper Pinch sage (or marjoram) -Dried 1 oz White breadcrumbs (optional) Ground ginger,mace, nutmeg Cloves,cayenne pepper Preparations Mince the meat and fat twice, then mix very well and season. (Fry a teaspoon or so each time…

Black Pudding (Irish)

8 Servings Ingredients 1 lb Pig’s liver 1 1/2 lb Unrendered lard,chopped 120 fl Pig’s blood 2 lb Breadcrumbs 4 oz Oatmeal 1 Medium onion,chopped 1 t Salt 1/2 t Allspice 1 Beef casings Preparations (Always served with an Irish “fry”. The preparation of this pudding may be impracticalthese days due to the difficulty of…

Chiles & Garlic In Oil

6 Servings Ingredients 2 lg red bell peppers seeded and into 1/4″,Sliced -rings or 3 fresh pimientos,with stems 6 fresh hot chiles mixture of red,green, and -yellow,with stems 3 long Italian chiles,with -stems 6 sm onions,Boiling 20 lg garlic clove 1 lg onion cut into 1/2″ rings fresh dill,* see note 2 c olive oil…

Baked Parsnips Irish Style

8 Servings Ingredients 2 1/2 lb Parsnips 2 oz Butter (or bacon fat) 3 T Stock 1 Salt and pepper 1 Pinch nutmeg Preparations Peel parsnips, quarter, and remove any woody core. Parboil for 15 minutes. Place in an ovenproof dish. Add stock and sprinkle with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Dot with butter and bake…

Ardshane House Irish Stew

Ingredients 4 lb Middle neck of lamb,cut in One inch chunks 4 lb Potatoes,peeled 10 sm Onions,sliced 2 oz Pearl barley 2 pt Beef stock Salt and pepper,To Taste Preparations That’s the basic recipe. You can add a load of sliced carrots and leeks to make it go further and about 5-6 tsps. of Worchestershire…

Couscous

5 Servings Ingredients 1 1/3 c couscous 2 c water 2 T butter 1 1/2 t salt Preparations Add butter to boiling water, stir in couscous, cover and cook for three minutes. Turn off heat and let sit for 5 minutes, if fast cooking couscous. For regular, let sit for 10 – 15 minutes. Stir…

Bulghur Pilaf

4 Servings Ingredients 2 T butter (or oil) 1 sm onion,chopped 1/8 t salt 1/8 t turmeric 1/2 t thyme 1 c bulgur 1 3/4 c water and 1/4 c soy sauce (or tamari soy) -sauce or 2 cups vegetable,beef, -or chicken stock 3/4 c sweet peas,Frozen 2 T carrots,Grated 2 T celery,Chopped 1 T…