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Backpacker Magazine – June 2009

Rip & Go: Pennsylvania's Appalachian Trail - From Wind Gap to Delaware Water Gap

Trek to the New Jersey border along PA's finest section of the AT.

by: Adrienne Saia Isaac, Illustration by Supercorn

Chief Tammany (Monroe County Historical Assoc.)
Chief Tammany (Monroe County Historical Assoc.)

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On the Menu
Breakfast 1
Bagels with peanut butter
Lunches 1 and 2 Summer Sausage Wraps
Snack 1 Hershey bar
Dinner 1 Cheesesteak Pie
Breakfast 2 Oatmeal and raisins
Snack 2 Pretzels with spicy mustard

Summer Sausage Wraps
So tasty you could sell them

1 6-inch flour tortilla
2 ounces summer sausage
2 packets mayonnaise
2 ounces cheddar cheese

Slice sausage into 1/4-inch-thick discs, then cut into cubes. Slice cheese. Spread mayo on tortillas. Layer sliced or cubed summer sausage and cheese. Roll up, burrito-style, and eat.

Cheesesteak Pie
A Philly-inspired shepherd's pie

2/3 cup potato flakes
2 ounces beef jerky
2 ounces cheddar cheese
4 tablespoons instant dehydrated milk
1 bell pepper
1 small onion
1 pinch red pepper flakes
1 1/4 cups water

Dice pepper, onion. Boil water. Lower to simmer, and add potato flakes, milk, red pepper, jerky, onion, and pepper. Stir. Add cheese. Scoop.

The Grocery List (Aisle # in nearest store below)

[ ] 1 pack tortillas (7)
[ ] 16-oz. summer sausage (meat dept.)
[ ] 6 mayo packets (salad bar)
[ ] 1 pack cheddar cheese (dairy)
[ ] 1 box instant mashed potatoes (8)
[ ] 2 oz. beef jerky (5)
[ ] 1 pepper (produce)
[ ] 1 onion (produce)
[ ] Pinch of red pepper flakes (6)
[ ] Dehydrated milk (6)
[ ] 2 Hershey bars (16)
[ ] 1 bag pretzels (5)
[ ] 1 jar mustard (7)
[ ] 1 jar peanut butter (4)
[ ] 4 bagels (bakery)
[ ] 1 pack raisins (2)
[ ] 4 packets instant oatmeal (1)

NEAREST GROCERY STORE
Giant
837 Male Rd., Wind Gap, PA; (610) 863-8635




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