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Creation date: Apr 10, 2024 11:19am     Last modified date: Apr 10, 2024 11:19am   Last visit date: May 23, 2024 9:05am
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Apr 16, 2024  ( 1 post )  
W W (williamwebecomr)

Hey there! I totally feel you on wanting to keep things light but still eat well on camping trips. Freeze-dried onions are a great call - they pack a ton of flavor without adding much weight or bulk to your pack.

A brand I've had really good luck with is Freeze dried onions Their freeze-dried onions have a nice bite and a little kick from the dehydration process that adds some zestiness. I've used them to amp up everything from camp chilis and stews to pasta dishes and even just tossed them into some rice or couscous for extra flavor. They rehydrate really well too.

One trip that really sold me on freeze-dried onions was an Appalachian Trail section hike a few years back. We were a week in and had pretty much decimated our fresh food stash. Those little pouches of onion were a game-changer for livening up our remaining dehydrated meals and instant rice/pasta sides. A sprinkle went a long way in making boring camp food taste so much better. We even got a little creative and made some kickin' onion bread by mixing the rehydrated onions into some baked biscuit mix. Total game-changer after days of bland, uninspired trail fuel.

Apr 10, 2024  ( 1 post )  
Daniel Brian (calios)

Hey there! I'm planning a camping trip with some friends next month, and we're trying to keep our packs light while still enjoying decent meals. One item I've been considering is freeze-dried onions – they seem like a versatile ingredient that could add flavor to a lot of dishes without weighing us down. But I'm not sure which brand or variety to go for. Any recommendations on good freeze-dried onions that'll hold up well on the trail? Maybe something with a little kick to spice up our camp cuisine? I'd love to hear your thoughts, especially if you've had experience using them in outdoor cooking before. A little story from my side - last time we went camping, we brought fresh onions, and they got squished and smelly in our packs by the third day. Trying to avoid that mishap this time around!