Tips For Preparing Dehydrated Meals

Mountain House Backpacking Food

Companies like Mountain House make great dehydrated meals. Yes, I said great. Some folks may have had bad experiences or perhaps recall their days in the service eating MRE's. Well, dehydrated meals don't have to be bad. Serious.

  • Add a little extra water than called for. An ounce or two is all. Especially for meals with meat.
  • Let sit or simmer a few minutes longer than the instructions say. This helps to reconstitute the meal.
  • Spice it up. Adding a few spices can make a difference depending on your own preference. Do this after it has simmered.

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