Amc's Real Trail Meals: Wholesome Recipes For The Backcountry by Ethan HippleAmc's Real Trail Meals: Wholesome Recipes For The Backcountry by Ethan Hipple

Amc's Real Trail Meals: Wholesome Recipes For The Backcountry

byEthan Hipple, Sarah Hipple

Paperback | September 5, 2017

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Tired of ending a day on the trail with packaged backpacking meals? Kick your menu up a notch with AMC's Real Trail Meals: Wholesome Recipes for the Backcountry. Drawing on the field experience of Appalachian Mountain Club staff and trip leaders, this compendium of trail-tested backcountry recipes gives readers a wide buffet of lightweight and nutritious meals. Adopting a practical, easy-to-follow approach, the book shares the basic principles of dehydrating your own ingredients to create preservative-free and trail-stable foods. It also features handy icons noting which recipes are vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, kid-friendly, or require kitchen prep ahead of time. With separate sections on desserts, snacks, and drinks, AMC's Real Trail Meals offers a diverse range of wholesome fare for outdoors adventurers of all levels. Most important for backpackers and others looking to travel light, each recipe comes with a breakdown of nutrition to pack weight, giving you the most nutrient-dense bang for your buck. Whether you're planning a week-long excursion in the wilderness or seeking creative snacks for a day hike, this cookbook gives you the recipes you need. ALSO AVAILABLE: -AMC's Best Backpacking in New England by Matt Heid; ISBN: 9781934028902 -AMC's Best Backpacking in the Mid-Atlantic by Michael R. Martin; ISBN: 9781934028865 -AMC Guide to Winter Hiking and Camping by Yemaya Maurer and Lucas St. Clair; ISBN: 9781934028124
Ethan Hipple Ethan Hipple's passion for the outdoors was ignited as a teenager working on a trail crew for the Student Conservation Association (SCA). He went on to serve on the Appalachian Mountain Club's hut croo, guided wilderness trips for Prescott College, directed the New Hampshire Conservation Corps, and ran the Parks and Recrea...
Title:Amc's Real Trail Meals: Wholesome Recipes For The BackcountryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.12 × 5.92 × 0.61 inPublished:September 5, 2017Publisher:Appalachian Mountain Club BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:162842060X

ISBN - 13:9781628420609


Table of Contents

Preface Personal memories of good food on the trail "Deliciousness" Legacy of good food at AMC: huts, camps, trail crews, hikers "Food Stress" Acknowledgments Friends and Family AMC Staff, Hut Croos, Trail Crews SCA Trail Crews Intro Overview of backcountry cooking: why a separate cookbook? Real Trail Meals: what sets this book apart? - Healthy - Planned ahead of time (not ration or bulk system) Our background - AMC Huts - AMC Cold River Camp - SCA Trail Crews - Welcome Home Personal Chef Service - Personal outdoor trips - Teaching kids to cook, "Outdoors With Kids" How to Use This Book Icons Measurements and terms How to use Indexes and Table of Contents Stewardship and Conservation Leave No Trace Section 1: At Home Nutrition "Deliciousness" number one factor. If you don't eat it, you get no nutrition! Thru hikers eating a tray of lasagna Building Blocks - Calories required - Complete Proteins - Grains and Carbs-whole! - Veggies and Fruits - Dairy - The challenge of meat, veggies and dairy in the backcountry Canned goods and prepared foods Special Diets - Vegetarians - Food Allergies - Gluten Free - Dairy Free - Paleo/Atkins/Cleansing, diets in backcountry not a good idea Meal planning The grid principle Plan and repeat Open pantry principle Repackaging Backcountry kitchen packing list Tools and equipment Spice kit and staples Common Condiments: braggs, brewer's yeast, sriracha, homemade condiments All Purpose Mixes Baking mix Cornmeal mix Basic Veggie mixes - Dried onion, carrots, celery - Onion and peppers Dehydrated Foods Choosing Dehydrators Veggies Meats Sauces Sources of pre-made dehydrated foods: online, outdoor retailers, survivalist websites Section 2: On the Trail Packing Food Separate stuff sacks for breakfast, lunch, dinner Backpacking Paddling Resupply Camp Kitchen Camp Setup and Layout Lashing Tarps and knots Leave No Trace Cooking Methods Stoves and Fuels - Gas - Propane - Wood Cooking on Fire Baking - Fry-Bake Pans - Reflector ovens - Dutch ovens (not good for backpacking, but good for special meal on first or last night of trip) Equipment Pots and Pans Utensils Dishes and mugs Water storage Other Bear country, hanging food Cleanup and dirty dishes Section 3: Cooking and Recipes Glossary of Cooking Terms Cooking Tips Rehydration Seasoning Burning Taste it before you eat it Leftovers Breakfast 1. Cakers 2. Homemade syrup 3. Eggs scrambled 4. Fried bagels 5. Homemade granola 6. Corn bread cakers 7. Oatmeal 8. Dried milk 9. Granola 10. Hash Brown Scramble Lunch 11. Salami and cheese 12. Pretzel chips 13. Sarah Lee bagels...don't mold 14. Nuts 15. Pitas 16. Dried fruit 17. Apples 18. PB 19. Dried hummus Dinner 20. Pasta and cheese 21. Pesto pasta with veggies 22. Bomber bread 23. Quesadillas 24. Rice and beans and torts 25. Chicken and veggie curry 26. Miso soup 27. Potato pearls with cheese 28. Gado gado 29. Chicken, cheese and rice 30. Pizza 31. Fish - How to clean and filet - Fish recipes Desserts 32. No bake cheesecake 33. Scotch a Roos 34. No bake cookies 35. Candy 36. Kettle corn Snacks 37. 5 minute gado gado--best backcountry snack ever 38. Lipton noodles and sauce 39. Onion soup brew 40. Gorp...make your own 41. Jerky 42. Candy bars 43. Soup mix packets Drinks and Hot Brew 44. Water: treatment and storage 45. Cocoa/mocha 46. Coffee/tea 47. Methods of making coffee...drip, perc, French press, cowboy, instant 48. Cider 49. Hot Tang 50. Russian Tea Dutch Oven Cooking (for paddling or first/last night of backpacking trips) 51. Stacking 52. Pineapple upside down cake 53. Lasagna 54. Pozole pie 55. Chicken Juanita 56. Coffee cake 57. Pizza 58. Sticky buns Campfire Cooking 59. Orange brownies 60. Hobo stew 61. Baked potatoes 62. Smores 63. Omelet in a bag 64. hot dogs wrapped in crescent rolls 65. Biscuit donuts 66. Pie irons Index Recipes alphabetically Recipes alphabetically by type of trip (backpacking, paddling, winter camping)