| TRAIL RECIPES
|UNCLE JOHNNY'S NOLICHUCKY HOSTEL
& OUTFITTERS 151 River Road, Erwin, Tn.
|Trail Mix SUBMITTED BY: Nestle® Toll House®
"From the kitchen of Nestle. A great energy-boosting mixture to take with you on a hike!
INGREDIENTS, 2 cups chopped dried mixed fruit, 2 cups mixed nuts, 1 (10 ounce) package
NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate-Covered Raisins.
DIRECTIONS,COMBINE dried fruit, nuts and chocolate-covered raisins in large bowl. Store in
|For supper, many hikers favor some pasta-based alternative like Lipton Noodle dinners, Ramen or the
ever-present macaroni and cheese. Boaxed pasta salads, minute rice and potato dishes including au gratin
or mashed potatoes also fit the boil and eat type meal.
|Trail Mix (recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine) In a bowl combine 1/4 cup of any 8 of the
following items: Unsalted nuts, peanuts, cashews, or almonds. Sunflower seeds, Dried
Dried apricots,Raisins,Mini chocolate chips, Mini pretzels, Multi grain Cheerios,W hole wheat Chex
cereal, Granola, Store in an airtight container...
|Whether you call it gorp, birdseed or trail munchies, it's all the same high energy food
that can be eaten on the go. Use a sealable plastic bag and fill it with a handful of your
favorite dried fruits and nuts. Figure that you will need 1/2 cup to 1 cup of trail mix per
person, per day. Here are a few of our favorites.
|Beef Jerky You will need: 1 flank or london broil steak (or other very lean cut of meat), salt and
pepper, 1 cup soy sauce, aluminum foil
Cut the steak into strips with the grain of the meat. It is very important to cut along the grain or the
cooked meat will fall apart into small pieces! Pour the soy sauce into a bowl and dip the meat
strips in it. Lay the strips out on a piece of foil and sprinkle generously with salt and pepper on
both sides. Place the strips on a metal rack in the oven with foil below to catch the drippings.
Oven: 150 F, Time: 10 hours
|HARD TACK RECIPE, You will need: 2 cups stone ground flour, 1 cup water.
Combine the flour and water. Knead until smooth. Sprinkle some flour on a smooth
surface and roll the dough flat until it is 1/4 inch thick. Cut biscuits out with a can or a
glass making each biscuit about 3-4 inches in diameter. Poke holes into each biscuit with
a fork. Place on a floured cookie sheet. It should come out hard and dry.
Oven: 400 F, Time: 35-45 minutes, Yield: 12-15 biscuits
|Indian Fry Bread:
You will need: 3 cups self-rising flour, 2/3 cup powdered sugar, 1/3 cup milk, 1 cup cold water
corn oil (for frying)
In a bowl, mix sugar and milk. Add flour. Gradually stir in the water until the flour is moistened and
the dough forms. Turn the dough out on a lightly floured surface; knead until dough is well mixed.
Roll to a 10 inch square and about 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into 12 rectangles. In a deep
saucepan, heat some oil at 375 F. and fry the dough 2-3 minutes or until medium brown. Turn
often as you are frying. Drain on a paper towel and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Homemade Power Bars1/4 cup of butter, 4 eggs,1 cup of flour ,1/2 teaspoon baking
powder,1/2 cup milk powder, 3/4 cup oats , 1 teaspoon salt, 1 3/4 cup sugar, 2 cups raisins , 2
1/2 cups walnuts (walnuts are pricey so if need be another nut will work) , 3/4 cup chocolate
chips (if the weather is going to be really hot you might want to leave these out because they
will melt) , Mix it all together. Pour into 9x13 pan (grease pan first). Bake 30 minutes, let cool.
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