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Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 7,909 Any tool is better than nothing. Some not by much
Re: Trail food?
« Reply #30 on: March 08, 2014, 08:22:48 PM »
We get those all the time for my husband. Some of them are actually pretty tasty.
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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #31 on: March 08, 2014, 09:21:08 PM »
I made the mistake of once making a spam and velveeta sandwich on a bagel. I thought i was going to die from sodium overload. :D

As much as I rip on Spam, it's actually pretty good fried. Just as long as i don't have to think about the nutritional info.
One thing in life that I have learned, is if you like something, never, and I mean never read the ingredients.


Btw Spam rulez!
Spam and eggs served with spam gravy with a nice hot steaming cup of spam.
that's us mobile


I never really like jello, but once I found out what was in it I really never eat it. Makes hotdogs look good when you compare ingredients.  :facepalm:

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #32 on: March 08, 2014, 09:22:01 PM »
So you didn't like it Gareth? What did you eat it with?

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #33 on: March 09, 2014, 12:05:09 AM »
Spam, Spam, Spam and Spam with Spam.
 :whistle:
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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #34 on: March 09, 2014, 12:17:59 AM »
I think I have a can of spam left I'm going to eat tonight with some white rice.  :drool:

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #35 on: March 09, 2014, 12:19:16 AM »
So you didn't like it Gareth? What did you eat it with?
Na, it was fine.  It might not ever form a regular part of my diet or anything but I'll not be throwing the leftovers out either. :)

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #36 on: March 09, 2014, 12:22:33 AM »
So you didn't like it Gareth? What did you eat it with?
Na, it was fine.  It might not ever form a regular part of my diet or anything but I'll not be throwing the leftovers out either. :)


Yea, I understand that. I only eat spam maybe 2 times a month. I already eat food thats terrible for me so the Sodium rich Spam would not be the best food to eat constantly.

With all this Spam talk I got a craving for it so hopefully I have the can I think I do.  :drool:

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #37 on: March 09, 2014, 12:34:22 AM »
So you didn't like it Gareth? What did you eat it with?
Na, it was fine.  It might not ever form a regular part of my diet or anything but I'll not be throwing the leftovers out either. :)


Yea, I understand that. I only eat spam maybe 2 times a month. I already eat food thats terrible for me so the Sodium rich Spam would not be the best food to eat constantly.

With all this Spam talk I got a craving for it so hopefully I have the can I think I do.  :drool:
They have Spam Lite and Spam Less Sodium which is what I get since it's not so salty.
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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #38 on: March 15, 2014, 04:08:36 PM »
It's not precisely Spam, but Aldi sells a generic version just called 'luncheon meat'. I bought a can the other day, and had a double-take moment when looking at the 'best by' date.

2018

Isn't that like the sci-fi future? :D

I also know that 'best by' isn't even when food goes bad. Just when it starts losing flavor characteristics and some nutritional value. Since 'luncheon meat' isn't exactly chock full of vitamins, I don't expect it would be a huge thing to eat it years after its best by date.

Mmm.... 'Luncheon Meat'.
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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #39 on: March 15, 2014, 06:39:03 PM »
In our part of the world we have a porridge called polenta (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polenta). The instant variety is cooked in 2 minutes which is good way to conserve fuel.  You can store it in plastic soda bottles and thus protect it from moisture. It is goes well together with different kinds of canned meat, so you probably could combine it with spam...  :D

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #40 on: March 15, 2014, 06:41:20 PM »
In our part of the world we have a porridge called polenta (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polenta). The instant variety is cooked in 2 minutes which is good way to conserve fuel.  You can store it in plastic soda bottles and thus protect it from moisture. It is goes well together with different kinds of canned meat, so you probably could combine it with spam...  :D

just had some of it today. :)
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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #41 on: March 15, 2014, 06:51:46 PM »
In our part of the world we have a porridge called polenta (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polenta). The instant variety is cooked in 2 minutes which is good way to conserve fuel.  You can store it in plastic soda bottles and thus protect it from moisture. It is goes well together with different kinds of canned meat, so you probably could combine it with spam...  :D

just had some of it today. :)

As did I just yesterday.  :cheers:



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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #42 on: March 15, 2014, 07:03:15 PM »
It's not precisely Spam, but Aldi sells a generic version just called 'luncheon meat'. I bought a can the other day, and had a double-take moment when looking at the 'best by' date.

2018

Isn't that like the sci-fi future?
:D

I also know that 'best by' isn't even when food goes bad. Just when it starts losing flavor characteristics and some nutritional value. Since 'luncheon meat' isn't exactly chock full of vitamins, I don't expect it would be a huge thing to eat it years after its best by date.

Mmm.... 'Luncheon Meat'.

LOL. :D  Someone is rather assuming the Alien Overlords/New Robot Masters are going to be interested in SPAM-like products. >:D

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #43 on: March 15, 2014, 07:08:39 PM »
Couscous/semolina also makes a good, quick base for a hot meal. :tu:

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #44 on: March 15, 2014, 08:47:00 PM »
It's not precisely Spam, but Aldi sells a generic version just called 'luncheon meat'. I bought a can the other day, and had a double-take moment when looking at the 'best by' date.

2018

Isn't that like the sci-fi future?
:D

I also know that 'best by' isn't even when food goes bad. Just when it starts losing flavor characteristics and some nutritional value. Since 'luncheon meat' isn't exactly chock full of vitamins, I don't expect it would be a huge thing to eat it years after its best by date.

Mmm.... 'Luncheon Meat'.

LOL. :D  Someone is rather assuming the Alien Overlords/New Robot Masters are going to be interested in SPAM-like products. >:D

I think he means Soylent Green :D
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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #45 on: March 15, 2014, 08:49:36 PM »
Why didn't I realise before?  It's just about preparing us for what we'll end up being fed when the Aliens enslave us! :ahhh

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #46 on: March 15, 2014, 10:20:48 PM »
Why didn't I realise before?  It's just about preparing us for what we'll end up being fed when the Aliens enslave us! :ahhh
Spam, Spam, Spam, Probe, Spam...  :ahhh
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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #47 on: April 26, 2014, 11:02:29 AM »
Couscous/semolina also makes a good, quick base for a hot meal. :tu:
I'm a big fan of couscous for camping meals - uses a hell of a lot less gas than rice.
I put a vege stock cube in the water and add chopped pieces of bolied egg, tomato, fried onion, cubes of cheese....

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #48 on: April 26, 2014, 02:32:14 PM »
Btw Spam rulez!
Spam and eggs served with spam gravy with a nice hot steaming cup of spam.
that's us mobile

I am now  :drool: ing and waiting for the recipe!  :gimme:
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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #49 on: April 27, 2014, 05:08:03 PM »
Couscous/semolina also makes a good, quick base for a hot meal. :tu:
I'm a big fan of couscous for camping meals - uses a hell of a lot less gas than rice.
I put a vege stock cube in the water and add chopped pieces of bolied egg, tomato, fried onion, cubes of cheese....

I like the sound of that.  :)

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #50 on: April 27, 2014, 05:41:02 PM »
trail mix is just M&Ms with obstacles   :whistle:

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #51 on: April 28, 2014, 01:01:57 AM »
I don't tend to eat a lot when hiking, especially in warmer weather. I usually have a sandwich and some cereal bars to graze on.

In cold weather, I do like to have a hot drink. Its usually hot chocolate or soup. I'm a fan of Heinz's soup in a tube, a condensed soup that just requires hot water.

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #52 on: April 28, 2014, 02:17:58 AM »
trail mix is just M&Ms with obstacles   :whistle:


 :rofl:

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #53 on: April 28, 2014, 06:06:09 AM »

trail mix is just M&Ms with obstacles   :whistle:
mmmm m&m and obstacles... :drool:


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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #54 on: April 29, 2014, 12:29:05 AM »
That "tube" soup is interesting...maybe Gareth will like it with Spam  ::)

We don't have anything like that here...just dried stuff in packets.
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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #55 on: April 29, 2014, 12:48:37 PM »
That "tube" soup is interesting...maybe Gareth will like it with Spam  ::)

We don't have anything like that here...just dried stuff in packets.

I have to admit that I'd not come across them myself, though I am partial to a 'cup-a-soup' so I probably should check them out.  Nice one Milhouse. :cheers:

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #56 on: May 14, 2014, 04:08:22 PM »
Breakfast-- oatmeal in my coffee,
Lunch--salami and cheese crackers
Dinner -- some type of pasta


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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #57 on: May 14, 2014, 04:15:04 PM »
Breakfast-- oatmeal in my coffee,
Lunch--salami and cheese crackers
Dinner -- some type of pasta


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oatmeal IN your coffee?  I'm more partial to a couple of sugars myself. :D

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Trail food?
« Reply #58 on: May 14, 2014, 04:27:22 PM »
Breakfast-- oatmeal in my coffee,
Lunch--salami and cheese crackers
Dinner -- some type of pasta


Swiss Army knives .

oatmeal IN your coffee?  I'm more partial to a couple of sugars myself. :D

Ya got hooked doing that in the forest service. We spent 4 days in 3 days off, water conservation was a must.
So figured I could kill two birds with one stone.


Swiss Army knives .
« Last Edit: May 14, 2014, 04:36:37 PM by colt 1911 »

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Re: Trail food?
« Reply #59 on: May 14, 2014, 04:48:14 PM »
Oatmeal in coffee  :think: that's a first for me.  A good ole PBnJ, protein bar, tuna in a pouch and crackers are some favorites.   

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