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4130[John Muir Trail] Re: Lunch Suggestions

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  • hmdsierra
    May 1 10:22 PM
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      I've used the peanut butter recipe before but didn't use the oats. I did add some raisins and bee pollen. I'd make small rolls about the size of a big Tootsie Roll. It was tasty on breaks.

      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, Derek Peters <specracer64@...> wrote:
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      > I have a couple of homemade favorites. I'm a peanut butter fan and found a recipe that mixes skim milk power and some other ingredients that turn peanut butter into a dry uncooked cookie.
      > 2 cups peanut butter
      > 2 cups low fat skim milk powder
      > 1/2 cup honey
      > 1 cup rolled oats.
      > other stuff to suit you taste. (Nuts, coconut, wheat germ...)
      > I like cocoa powder and coconut. No cooking needed. Just let it dry. I make it into a roll then make cuts so I can break off chunks easily.
      > Makes 32 servings at 140 calories each.
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      > Hudson Bay bread is an hardy staple as well.
      > 2 stick butter
      > 1 1/2 cups sugar
      > 6 cups rolled oats
      > 2/3 cup honey
      > 1/2 cup raisins
      > 1/2 cup peanuts.
      > Sub nuts and fruit as desired. Bake at 350F until golden brown. Makes 32 bars at 220 calories each.
      > Some older recipes use brown sugar and molasses as well. The internet has lots of versions.
      > This stuff was a staple on polar expeditions in the late 1800s. Lots of calories.
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      > I find I like my home cooks stuff better than those clif bars or power bar kind of things.
      > These recipes are from my "Lipsmaking Backpacking" cook book.
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      > Derek
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      > From: Ralph Alcorn <rbalcorn@...>
      > To: johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Friday, May 1, 2009 11:21:52 AM
      > Subject: [John Muir Trail] Re: Lunch Suggestions
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      > Our usual lunch is jerky, a sugar laden bar, a bar sized package of quasi
      > crackers, a shared freeze dried fruit package, and finally, some Tang,
      > fortified with salt, baking soda and lite salt to boost our electrolytes.
      > Works pretty well. I wrote a more detailed blog entry on it last year:
      > http://timecheck00. blogspot. com/2008/ 07/repackaging- backpacking- food-our- menu.html
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      > Ralph Alcorn
      > http://www.backpack 45.com/camino2. html
      > http://timecheck00. blogspot. com
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