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Backpacker Magazine – August 2010

Rip & Go: Jockey Hollow

Explore quiet forests where George Washington wintered his troops.

by: Mackenzie Ryan

The Patriots' Path near Speedwell Lake. (Justin Images)
The Patriots' Path near Speedwell Lake. (Justin Images)
Cruise these trails on a bike. (Marty's Reliable Cycle)
Cruise these trails on a bike. (Marty's Reliable Cycle)

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Breakfast 1

On the road

Lunches 1 & 2
Bagels with
avocado and cucumber

Dinner 1
Garden State Quesadilla

Breakfast 2
General Washington Griddle Cakes

Snacks
Apples, trail mix

RECIPES
Garden State Quesadilla
A no-hassle dinner using fresh New Jersey tomatoes

1 ½ cups shredded cheddar
4 whole wheat tortillas
2 Jersey tomatoes, chopped
1 handful spinach
2 pads butter
salt and pepper

Heat a frying pan and grease it with half a pad of butter. Lay down the tortilla, and layer cheese, tomatoes, spinach, and cheese again. Cook 3-4 minutes, regrease pan, flip, and cook until golden brown and crispy.


General Washington Griddle Cakes
A hot morning pick-me-up

2 cups milk (from powder)
1 cup flour
4 large eggs
¼ cup sugar
4 apples, sliced
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
 
Heat and grease pan. Combine milk, eggs, flour, sugar, and cinnamon in a bowl. Pour ¼ cup blobs of batter into pan and top with apple. Bake until pancake is light brown (3-4 minutes), then flip and cook 2-3 minutes.

The Grocery List

[  ] Apples (produce)
[  ] Avocado (produce)
[  ] Cucumber(produce)
[  ] Tomatoes (produce)
[  ] Bunch spinach (produce)
[  ] Powdered milk (2)
[  ] Flour (2)
[  ] Sugar (2)
[  ] Trail mix (4)
[  ] Bagels (5)
[  ] Jelly (5)
[  ] Whole wheat tortillas (11)
[  ] Eggs (11)
[  ] Shredded cheddar (11)
[  ] Butter (11)

Pack Salt, pepper, cayenne, cinnamon, and maple syrup


NEAREST
GROCERY STORE 

Acme
158 Speedwell Ave.,
Morristown, NJ; (973) 539-5520


PIT STOP Pig out like a local at the Famished Frog. The slider sampler gets you mini sandwiches in threes: buffalo chicken, cheeseburgers, French dip, and BBQ pulled pork. 14 Washington St., Morristown, NJ; (973) 540-9601; famishedfrog.com




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