Re: Macaroni and cheese question
Bob Washburn (whiterabbit@IW.EDWPUB.COM)
Thu, 10 Apr 1997 21:16:38 -0500
You have a couple of options.
1. Get butter in the squeeze packages from fast food outlets. Hardees, KFC,
2. In outdoor stores you can buy backpacker butter.
3. In mild weather take the real thing. It will stay good for several days
even in 75 degree weather. For warmer weather the small collapsible
coolers can be packed. If you pack the butter in the collapsible cooler
with your frozen steaks it will stay good for quite a while. (You do reward
yourself with a steak dinner second night out don't you?)
4.Substitute cheddar cheese for the margarine. Hard cheeses stay good
for a number of days.
5. Use "real" macaroni and melt in cheese.
Incidentally May "Backpacker" does a comparison tests of various macaroni &
At 05:09 PM 4/10/97 EDT, George D Grosik, Jr. wrote:
>Got an interesting question for any folks here who are backpackers. From
>other people, books, magazines, and TV shows, I have heard that macaroni
>and cheese is possibly the most popular meal to make when backpacking. I
>am going on a trip to the black forest in PA at the end of the month with
>my high-school backpacking class, and am in the process of planning a
>menu. I looked at a box of mac a cheese today and saw it requires butter
>and milk. How do you bring butter on the trail? Is there som secret that
>I'm not aware of? Please help.
>YIS & WWW,
>George Grosik, Jr.
>JASM, Troop 41 Bay Village, OH
>Great Western District Chief, Cuyahoga Lodge #17
>Guide, Tinnerman Canoe Base (Greater Cleveland Council)
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