COLD TURKEY

Backpacker - - PASS | FAIL -

Key tips for kick­ing the stove habit EX­PER­I­MENT AT HOME.

Cold-soak­ing works best for de­hy­drated foods (not freeze- dried). Try beans, rice, lentils, cous­cous, mashed pota­toes, and veg­gies like peas and corn.

VA­RI­ETY IS KEY.

Plan a ro­ta­tion of at least five meals to keep your taste buds in­ter­ested. Carry a spice kit to turn those five meals into 10.

PLAN AHEAD.

Shop­ping en route isn’t the best way to get cold-prep in­gre­di­ents. De­hy­drate your own meals, buy dried in­gre­di­ents on­line (har­mony­house­foods.com), or get pack­aged meals.

TAKE A TRIAL HIKE.

Can you make miles with­out hot morn­ing cof­fee? Do you need some­thing warm in your belly be­fore bed? Go­ing stove­less isn’t for ev­ery­one.

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