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Wondering if anyone's ever tried this; here's what I'm thinking for the first day of a multi-day summer hike:

1. At home before the trip, grill some steaks to perfection.
2. Let 'em cool off, then vacuum-bag and freeze them.
3.Take them to the mountains on dry ice in the car and pack them in the next morning in a soft insulated lunch box.
4. At the first evening's camp, boil the sealed vacuum bags in a pot of water (with potatoes and carrots) to reheat the steaks.
5. Open the vacuum bags, and eat like Kings and Queens at the first camp. No campfire needed. Don't forget the A-1.

Thinking about the same thing with lasagna!


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1. If you cook them to perfection then reheat them they'll be overcooked.
2.  Just take raw steaks and cook them in camp.


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2. áJust take raw steaks and cook them in camp.

We will be either above timberline, or in an area picked clean of wood, or where fires are prohibited, and don't want to carry a grill/grate.


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We have cooked brats (we sear them and then simmer them in Guiness). Freeze them and vacuum seal them. On the way to ferry, we keep them on ice and transport them in a soft sided cooler (we are kayaking) and put them in boiling water (still sealed) when we get to camp . Of course we have fresh bakery rolls.
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cook the steaks to perfection.
eat them for dinner.
Cook a couple more, cut them into bite size cubes and put them in a bag with a little brown gravy mix, carrots and potatoes.
Freeze.
Add water, boil to have a bangin' stew and still eat like kings.
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We have cooked brats (we sear them and then simmer them in Guiness). Freeze them and vacuum seal them. On the way to ferry, we keep them on ice and transport them in a soft sided cooler (we are kayaking) and put them in boiling water (still sealed) when we get to camp . Of course we have fresh bakery rolls.

Yeah, that's what we're talking about!

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cook the steaks to perfection.
eat them for dinner.
Cook a couple more, cut them into bite size cubes and put them in a bag with a little brown gravy mix, carrots and potatoes.
Freeze.
Add water, boil to have a bangin' stew and still eat like kings.

That, too!

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