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[pct-l] Getting enough calories
- Subject: [pct-l] Getting enough calories
- Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2000 17:13:59 PST
This is something I learned from chef Squirrelfight on our long hike this
year. Every week, he would pack along an entire pound of butter. Not
margerine, but the real thing, packed with calories and fat. He would just
cram all the sticks into a peanut putter container, and with every dinner--
whatever it was-- he would scoop out a heapin' spoonful of fatty, buttery
goodness. Even in the desert, he never seemed to have any problem with the
butter going bad, or at least the bacteria in the water we drank was able to
kill the bacteria in any spoiled butter we ate. We also packed out lots of
cheese, which can be stirred into just about any meal to add real fatty
cheezy goodness. And anyone who ate with Squirrelfight this year knows that
no-one went hungry when he was cookin' .
Charter Member of T.H.A.T.H.
(Thru-Hikers Against Thru-Hiking)
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