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Backpacker Magazine – February 2001

Organize Your Backpacking Trip

Meet Jamie and Joe, who need help with everything from planning to packing to eating well. Enter our team of experts, with a few simple tricks designed to turn them-and you!-into well-oiled backpacking machines.

by: Michele Morris


The 3-Day, Two-Person Meal Planner

Grocery List
From supermarket or health-food store (check the recipes below for the exact quantities you'll need, then check at home before you buy. Items are arranged in order by typical grocery aisle):

arrow lemon(1)
arrow bell pepper (1)
arrow raisins (large box)
arrow dried pear halves (small package)
arrow dried peach halves (small package)
arrow dried mushrooms (small package)
arrow dry-packed sun-dried tomatoes (1 ounce)
arrow kidney beans (2 large cans)
arrow chicken in water (5-ounce can)
arrow condensed mincemeat (small jar)
arrow butter (1 stick)
arrow Cheddar cheese (8-ounce package)
arrow pepperoni (1.5 ounces)
arrow jerky (2 medium strips)
arrow brown sugar
arrow vanilla
arrow flour
arrow baking soda
arrow salt
arrow rolled oats
arrow sweetened condensed milk (14 ounces)
arrow chopped dehydrated onion
arrow chocolate chips (small package)
arrow chopped walnuts
arrow raw cashews
arrow French bread
arrow flour tortillas (small package)
arrow instant brown rice
arrow Coconut Ginger soup mix (1 packet; A Taste of Thai is good)
arrow dehydrated vegetarian chili mix (the mix by Fantastic is good)
arrow instant hummus
arrow graham crackers (small box)
arrow fig bars (small package)
arrow corn chips (small bag; Fritos is good)
arrow Goldfish crackers
arrow pretzels (small bag)
arrow hard candy, such as cinnamon balls, coffee nips, caramels
arrow malted milk balls
arrow yogurt-covered raisins
arrow gorp
arrow hot sauce (small bottle)
arrow nut butter (cashew butter is superb)
arrow quart-size zipper-lock bags (1 box)
arrow permanent marker (for labeling bags with contents and cooking directions)
arrow oven roasting bags (small box)
arrow freeze-dried corn (small package; available from Adventure Foods, 828-497-4113; www.adventurefoods.com; Backpacker's Pantry, 800-641-0500; www.backpackerspantry.com; or Just Tomatoes, Etc., 800-537-1985; www.justtomatoes.com)


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vicky
Jun 22, 2012

I just looked at the date- 2001. cannt believe its been 10 years since I have been making the lemon rasin bars! YUM!!

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