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Backpacker Magazine – December 2001
A soup-to-nuts guide that'll get you through the supermarket and on the trail faster than you can say "express lane."
Here's what you'll need to feed two people on a weekend hike. See "2-Person, Weekend Meal Plan" on page 4.
1 bulb garlic; 10 to 16 ounces trail mix; 2 to 3 ounces dried apples; 7-ounce resealable bag Dole CinnaRaisinsCereal aisle
2 or 3 packets or cups oatmeal; 1 box of 8 granola bars (you'll need 6)Cracker & cookie aisle
7-ounce resealable bag Ritz Snack Mix; 7-ounce resealable bag Mini Oreo cookiesBeverage aisle
1 canister Crystal Light (contains 6 tubs of drink mix; you'll need 2 to 4); 1 box flow-through coffee bags, hot chocolate packets, tea bags, and/or cider mixBaking aisle
1 small bottle cooking oilRice & pasta aisle
1 package Rag? Express! Sweet Tomato and Garlic; 1 box Near East Creative Grains Roasted Pecan and GarlicSoup aisle
6-ounce can chicken chunksPaper & plastics aisle
Gallon-size zipper-lock bagsDairy & bread aisle
12 medium tortillas; two 8-ounce packages cheese; 2 bagelsDeli case
6-ounce stick pepperoni