In my original blog I just intermingled the recipes I mentioned in the blog. Many found this hard to follow. So in an effort to make the blogs more user friendly I am posting all the recipes and how to's for all the blogs here. I hope you like this new format. -Jan `

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Sausage and Peppers

Serving Size  : 2     Preparation Time :0:15

Categories    : Variety Meats


  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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     1/2          link  Smoked Sausage -- diced

  2              whole  potatoes -- sliced OR the equivalent in dried potato slices

     1/2           cup  bell pepper -- strips

     1/2           cup  onion -- cubed

                        seasoned salt -- to taste

                        black pepper -- to taste

                        oil for frying


Heat the oil in a skillet to a frying temperature. Add potatoes and fry for about 5 minutes.


Add bell pepper and onion, fry with the potatoes an additional five minutes.


Add smoked sausage, and seasonings.  Continue to fry until the vegetables are done and the meat is heated through.



  "A quick and easy dinner for both at home and on the road."

Start to Finish Time:


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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 179 Calories; 5g Fat (26.6% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 28g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 12mg Cholesterol; 170mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat.


Serving Ideas : Serve with Texas Toast, and a green vegetable.


NOTES : All dried vegetables can be used to make this a more camper friendly meal.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Stir Fried Chicken from Food Storage

Serving Size  : 2     Preparation Time :0:15

Categories    : Chicken


  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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  1                cup  Freeze-dried Asian Chicken

  2        tablespoons  Dehydrated diced carrots

  2        tablespoons  Dehydrated diced celery

     1/2           cup  Freeze-dried mixed vegetables

  1         tablespoon  dehydrated onion flakes

  2        tablespoons  oil

  1         tablespoon  soy sauce


Place all the dried foods in a bowl that will hold double that capacity. Add just enough boiling water to cover the mixture, rehydrate for 15 minutes.


Heat oil in a skillet or wok.  Pour the entire contents of the bowl into the skillet.  Be careful of hot oil splatters.  Add soy sauce.


Stir constantly until the mixture is heated through and the thickness you want the sauce to be.



  "A fast fix meal using all dehyrdated foods, but could be made with all fresh foods."

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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 134 Calories; 14g Fat (89.7% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 515mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Fat.


Serving Ideas : Serve with steamed rice, stir fried rice and egg rolls.


NOTES : If using fresh foods instead of dehydrated cook the chicken first, remove it from the heat, and then cook the veggies, adding the chicken back in with a small amount of chicken broth for the final step.