More Back-Country Cooking: Moveable Feasts from the Experts

More Back-Country Cooking: Moveable Feasts from the Experts

by Dorcas Miller

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More Back-Country Cooking: Moveable Feasts from the Experts by Dorcas Miller

Separate suffering from roughing it. More Backcountry Cooking presents new, trail-tested recipes for backpackers, paddlers, and other outdoor enthusiasts. Most of the 140+ recipes take little time or effort, but they provide a gourmet meal experience. You'll get advice on how to shop, prep meals at home, pack efficiently, and cook creatively on the trail. Make mealtime easier -- and more fun -- with this must-have cookbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780898869002
Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Series: Backpacker Magazine Series
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 263
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

DORCAS MILLER, formerly an Outward Bound instructor and river guide, knows the importance of good food on the trail. Shehas been a frequent contributor to Backpacker magazine and has written 10 books about the outdoors.

Table of Contents

Introduction7
Part 1Meal by Meal
Chapter 1Breakfast10
Cold Breakfast11
Hot Cereals13
From the Frying Pan20
Bakes31
Chapter 2Lunch and Snacks34
Bars39
Jerky42
Salads46
Gorp48
Fruit and Vegetable Leathers52
Bakes54
Chapter 3Soups and Chowders57
Instant Soup58
Soup64
Chowder71
Chapter 4Dinner73
Grains74
Beans and Corn90
Pasta97
Noodles114
Potatoes117
Salad Side Dishes121
Wraps and Sandwiches129
Beans and Corn90
Fish134
Dumplings and Bakes136
Chapter 5Dessert139
Pudding140
No-Bake Treats144
Bakes147
Sweet and Fruity153
Liquid Refreshments157
Part 2Hot Topics
Hot Topic 1What Kind of Backcountry Eater Are You?159
Kitchen Craft
Hot Topic 2How To161
Hot Topic 3Carrying Your Kitchen in a Pack165
Hot Topic 4Choosing the Right Stove171
Hot Topic 5Holding Everything174
Hot Topic 6Leaving No Trace176
Hot Topic 7Critterproofing Your Camp178
Hot Topic 8Drying Food for the Trail180
Hot Topic 9Converting Recipes from Home to Trail189
Hot Topic 10Cooking with Fresh Food192
Hot Topic 11Baking in the Backcountry197
Hot Topic 12Making Camp Coffee200
Hot Topic 13Planning a Long Trip202
Nutrition and Dietary Needs
Hot Topic 14Calories and Flow to Get Them209
Hot Topic 15For Vegetarians214
Hot Topic 16For People with Diabetes217
Hot Topic 17For People with Food Allergies or Food Intolerance219
Appendices
Appendix AConversion Tables221
Appendix BNutritive Values226
Appendix CIngredients236
Appendix DSources of Ingredients247
Index252

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