Fat-Free Pemmican

Fat-Free Pemmican In a blender, whiz together equal parts of pulverized-to-a-powder jerky, ground dried berries, and chopped nuts of your choice. Add enough raisins so that the smashed up raisins hold everything together nicely. Then you can form marble-sized balls or whatever. No blender handy? Chop with a knife, then pound the foodstuff to a pulp with a rock. This stores a lot longer than the traditional version with fat. But then, during really high caloric demanding situations such as hiking, working, or coping with a disaster, you’d be wishing for that little extra fat, because it supplies a majority … Continue reading Fat-Free Pemmican

Hardtrak Recipe

H Hardtrak Recipe Ingredients 1 1⁄2 cups milk 4 cups flour 4 tablespoons butter, softened 3 teaspoons brown sugar 1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt Directions Preheat oven to 400F and lightly grease a baking sheet. Mix the ingredients into a dough and roll out to a thickness of about 1/2 inch. Cut into squares. Prick the squares all over in an even pattern with a fork or knife. Place them on a lightly greased baking pan and bake 20 to 30 minutes, until golden brown. “This is a VERY hard and long-keeping bread perfect as an side to hearty soups, chowders, … Continue reading Hardtrak Recipe

Hardtack Recipe

Hardtack Recipe You can make hardtack almost identical to what sailors, troops, and pioneers have been eating (minus the weevils!) by following this simple recipe: 4-5 cups of flour 2 cups of water 3 tsp. of salt Mix the flour, water and salt together, and make sure the mixture is fairly dry. Then roll it out to about 1/2 inch thickness, and shape it into a rectangle. Cut it into 3×3 inch squares, and poke holes in both sides. Place on an un-greased cookie or baking sheet, and cook for 30 minutes per side at 375˚ (or 350˚ if you … Continue reading Hardtack Recipe

Cajun Shrimp Soup

Cajun Shrimp Soup “This is an excellent recipe that is quick and easy to fix, and it tastes great too!” Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/4 cup sliced green onions 1 clove garlic, minced 3 cups tomato-vegetable juice cocktail 1 (8 ounce) bottle clam juice 1/2 cup water 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon dried basil 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 bay leaf 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup uncooked long-grain white rice 3/4 pound fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined hot pepper sauce to taste Directions Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. … Continue reading Cajun Shrimp Soup

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls Recipe By:Paula “These spring rolls are a refreshing change from the usual fried variety, and have become a family favorite. They are great as a cool summertime appetizer, and are delicious dipped in one or both of the sauces.” Ingredients 2 ounces rice vermicelli 8 rice wrappers (8.5 inch diameter) 8 large cooked shrimp – peeled, deveined and cut in half 1 1/3 tablespoons chopped fresh Thai basil 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 2 leaves lettuce, chopped 4 teaspoons fish sauce 1/4 cup water 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 … Continue reading Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

Vietnamese-Style Shrimp Soup

Vietnamese-Style Shrimp Soup Recipe By:culinarychaos “Quick and tastes like a authentic vietnamese soup 🙂 Before throwing anything into the pot, make sure all your ingredients are prepped- this soup is really quick cooking!” Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger root 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained salt and black pepper to taste 2 quarts chicken stock 1 cup shrimp stock 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional) 1 teaspoon hoisin sauce (optional) 20 peeled and deveined medium shrimp 1 (6.75 ounce) package long rice noodles (rice vermicelli) 2 … Continue reading Vietnamese-Style Shrimp Soup

Oriental Shrimp Noodle Soup

Oriental Shrimp Noodle Soup Recipe By:Lindsay Perejma “For extra flavors, add a splash of sherry to the soup before serving.” Ingredients 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root 1 pinch crushed red pepper 2 quarts chicken broth 1 cup peeled, diagonally sliced carrots 1 cup diagonally sliced celery 2 cups snow peas 12 ounces fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined 4 ounces rice vermicelli 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper Directions In a large saucepan over medium heat cook onion, garlic, ginger and crushed red pepper in oil … Continue reading Oriental Shrimp Noodle Soup

Shrimp Rice Soup

Shrimp Rice Soup Recipe By:Simon Song “This recipe is one of the Asian style–actually Korean style–rice soups. It is a thick porridge-style soup that is flavorful and healthy: low-fat, low-calorie, low-salt. Good for a meal.” Ingredients 2 cups white rice 9 ounces shelled and deveined shrimp 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon rice wine 12 cups water salt to taste Directions Rinse rice and set aside for 2 hours or until moistened. Heat sesame oil in a saucepan. Add shrimp and rice wine and gently fry. Add rice and fry for 1 minute. Pour water into saucepan and boil over … Continue reading Shrimp Rice Soup