Backpacking Condiment Bar!

Save left-over condiments from your epicurean excursions to the various fast-food establishments. Heinz Corp. Products, the company that produces the bulk of these packets, claims a shelf-life of between 4 to 9 months for most of their products. Ranging from their Hot taco sauce at 4 months to Mayonnaise at…

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Pickled Eggs and Beets

18 hard boiled eggs, peeled 5 raw beets, peeled and sliced 1 onion, peeled and sliced 2 cup vinegar 2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon whole cloves 1 teaspoon salt Mix and heat until boiling, vinegar, sugar, whole cloves and salt. Add sliced beets and reboil. Simmer for about 30 minutes to…

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Tabbouleh

This is essentially a mint and parsley salad that’s very popular in Lebanon and in the Middle East. Good tabbouleh is the result of careful prep. Use a very sharp knife to chop the herbs. Cut and clean the veggies, removing all of the gooey innards and seeds. You chefs…

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