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John Muir Trail, Cherokee National Forest, TN

Contemplate the south's wild side on the trail that launched America's greatest wilderness champion.

ON THE MENU
Breakfast 1 On the road
Lunches 1 & 2
Summer sausage, cheese, bagels
Dinner
Hiwassee River Veggies
Breakfast Oats á la Muir
Snacks Peanuts, Goo-Goo Clusters
 
Hiwassee River Veggies
Hobo cuisine that’s simple,
yet nourishing and delicious

2 carrots, sliced
3 new potatoes, diced
1 yellow onion, chopped
Half packet of onion soup mix
2 tablespoons butter
Salt, pepper (to taste)

Place vegetables on a sheet of foil, add pad of butter, and sprinkle with soup mix. Fold to seal the package and place on a bed of coals or low stove flame, and cook for 25 minutes, turning after 10 minutes.

Oats á la Muir
A hearty breakfast perfectly complemented with wild edibles

½ cup oatmeal (not instant)
1 teaspoon brown sugar
¼ cup raisins
2 tablespoons powdered milk

Combine oats with 1¼ cups water and bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Cook until water is absorbed (10 minutes), then let stand for a few more. Combine powdered milk with ½ cup water and stir in. Add trailside berries (Eat This, above).

THE GROCERY LIST

[  ] 12 oz. summer
         sausage (deli)
[  ] 4 bagels (deli)
[  ] 1  16-oz. brick
         cheddar (dairy)
[  ] 1 stick
         butter (dairy)
[  ] 2 carrots (produce)
[  ] 3 new potatoes 
        (produce)
[  ] 1 yellow onion
         (produce)
[  ] 1 box oatmeal (4)
[  ] 1 box Lipton’s
French onion soup mix (5)
[  ] 1 16-oz. box brown sugar (5)
[  ] 1 packet powdered
         sugar (5)
[  ] salt and pepper (5)
[  ] 1 12-oz. pack raisins (6)
[  ] 2 Goo-Goo Clusters (6)
[  ] 1 16-oz. jar shelled
         peanuts (11)

NEAREST GROCERY STORE
PIGGLY WIGGLY

740 Tennessee Ave., Etowah, TN;
(423) 263-6465

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