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This is a list of dried foods and recipes suitable for a kayak and a solar cooker.
Dried foods are cheap, nutritious, have a long shelf life, are low in weight, do not take up much space, can be found in any season, are easily stored, and do not need refrigeration. The prices are current in 2016.
- Rice 2.8¢/oz (can be as little as 2.0c/oz on special offer i.e. 99c for 3lb) .
- 15-Bean Soup 2¢/oz. The whole packet will feed a team so, unless you have refrigeration, reduce the recipe by five. All of the wet ingredients can be replaced by dried goods. Other beans such as
- Other grains, such as Barley, vary from 12¢ to 16¢/oz.
- Corn Meal 3¢/oz. Used to make Polenta.
- Flour from 2¢ to 5¢/oz.
- Pasta 7¢/oz
- Couscous 26¢/oz.
- Nuts—in particular peanuts 13.9¢/oz. These plastic containers also make excellent storage for your beans.
- Trail mix
- Dried fruits—in particular raisins 14.9¢/oz.
- Stevia, salt, and pepper
- Powdered milk
- Powdered butter
- Knorr chicken bouillon 27¢/oz adds flavor to any meal (also available in beef, vegetable, and tomato/chicken [and Homestyle Stock rather than dried which contains no MSG])
- Ramen noodles 16¢
- Idaho Spuds Classic Mashed Potatoes 10¢/oz.
- Nature Valley breakfast bar 18¢ each.
- Oatmeal 6¢/oz.
- Whole Powdered Eggs
The following, while not dried food, are cheap and nutritious emergency food that you can eat right out of the canSpam Lite—fewer calories, half the fat and more protein than regular Spam (same price) at 20.8¢/oz. Also available in singles.
Canned baked beans at 5.1¢/oz.
Solid White Albacore Tuna In Water 23.6¢/oz.
Make sure you have several of these P-51 can openers and, in an emergency, how to open a can without an opener or tools. Alternatively, buy cans that have the opener built in (like Spam cans).