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Going Camping? Dried Food Recipes That Have That Homely Feeling


For some reason, most people don’t see the essence of drying food let alone buying dried foods. However, dried foods do have their own benefits that can’t be refuted. Among those is that drying food actually enhances the taste of the foods meaning they could taste better. It is also a great way to have some backup that is substantial and equally nutritional. With that in mind, dried foods are also an ideal option when you’re going for camping. You don’t have to carry all those snacks while you could carry some dried foods that you could prepare for the family. It would be like you never left the comfort of your kitchen. In this article some dried food recipes that you could conjure-up in the woods.

Vegetarian Chili

For this you can buy most of the ingredients dried or buy them fresh and dry them yourself. You will need 1 zucchini cut into rounds, 1 onion, 1 red pepper and a handful of sliced mushrooms. You will also need 1 large can of diced tomatoes, 1 can of kidney beans, 1 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon chili powder, salt and pepper to taste, tortilla chips and some dried garlic. Once you have all your ingredients you’re halfway towards making your family relive their home kitchen experience in the middle of nowhere. The best thing about this dried food recipe is that it realizes that you don’t have the comfort of your electric cooker in the woods. As such cooking is not a big problem and all you have to do is throw all the ingredients into the cooking pot and keep checking until they’re ready. You can use some cooking oil to enhance the taste and once ready you can serve this with the tortilla chips.

Vegetarian Spaghetti

We all know that children have a problem with adapting to new meals. So how about making some dried food recipes that they can relate to? This Vegetarian spaghetti recipe is one that will have the little champs dragging at your feet for more.The ingredients that you will need include 1 can of spaghetti sauce, 1 package of your favorite noodles salt and pepper to taste. This should prepared like you would at home by placing everything in the cooking pot and let it boil until it’s ready. Once ready, you can serve this with a big smile and some bread.

It is highly advisable to make your recipes well before you get started on your journey. This is because you will need to get the all the ingredients in order. In case you don’t find a certain ingredient dried, you may have to dry it yourself. Preparing well before time will ensure that you avoid leaving behind some part of your recipe.

The best thing about opting for dried food recipes is that most of the ingredients have been dried. What this means is that all the water content has been sucked out which makes carrying these ingredients less stressful as they’re not heavy. Furthermore, the fact that a little can serve more people makes it more economical compared to having to eat out every evening or carrying a multitude of snacks. You can keep your family healthy even in the middle of the woods with these simple but very tasty and highly nutritious recipes.

Posted By Eric M. Ortega