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18011Re: [John Muir Trail] Storing pepperoni on the trail

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  • trail2nowhere
    Aug 5, 2011
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      We use secchi salami. Very dense and yummy. You can get it in most half way descent delis. We alway put a stick of it in our resupply boxes as a treat.


      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, "Joe MacLeish" <jmacleish@...> wrote:
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      > James:
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      > Things last amazingly well on the trail. I sent Hicky Farms Summer Sausage
      > to my resupply points (2-3 weeks) then opened them on the trail and just put
      > a rubber band over the end of the packaging in a baggie and they kept
      > another 10 days - no refrig and no spoilage. I actually cut up the last of
      > the opened summer sausage and put it in an omelet at home after my return
      > home (total trip 21 days + two days hitching and Yosemite). Baby Bon Bels
      > also keep/kept real well. I never found the need for the really dry
      > pepperonis or sausages. Yes the label says refrigerate after opening but at
      > least for 10 days it seems OK. The fats and moist meat were a great flavor
      > when the body craved calories.
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      > Joe
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      > From: johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com [mailto:johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com]
      > On Behalf Of James
      > Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2011 12:11 PM
      > To: johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [John Muir Trail] Storing pepperoni on the trail
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      > How do you store the pepperoni on the trail John? Do you take it in it's
      > original packaging or cut and prepackage it as you want prior to hitting the
      > trail? If the former, is this because it will otherwise not keep well?
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      > --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:johnmuirtrail%40yahoogroups.com> , John Ladd <johnladd@> wrote:
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      > > Give some thought to unsliced pepperoni (readily available in most grocery
      > > stores - chose the hardest one if you have choices) and to Landjaeger
      > > sausage (harder to find). Both are very dry, hard, trail-stable and high
      > > calorie. Both are stong flavored and an ounce or two diced and tossed into
      > > your dinner dish will add a lot of flavor, if you like meat.
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