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Pack-it Gourmet

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Offline sleepy

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Pack-it Gourmet
« on: July 29, 2008, 06:11:29 PM »
A friend of mine just sent this to me.  I have not tried any product, so I can't endorse, but it looks pretty good.  Always interested in food.  yum.

http://www.packitgourmet.com/
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Offline bdhawk133

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Re: Pack-it Gourmet
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2008, 07:59:39 PM »
That food looks incredible. I viewed the preparation instructions for several of the meals and it looks pretty simple and convenient. I think I might have to give the a shot for my next outing!! Thanks for sharing.  :icon_biggrin:
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Offline dkerr24

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Re: Pack-it Gourmet
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2008, 04:27:08 PM »
It does sound good... but you'll have to pry my cold fingers off my pouches of Mountain House foods first! :)

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Re: Pack-it Gourmet
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2008, 09:49:04 PM »
They put a lot of thought into their website.

You don't have a shopping cart - you have a pack!   :icon_lol:

"Trail Food Beyond Your Wilderness Expectations" 

"Eat Well on the Trail"...

catchy...  "It sings"



 
« Last Edit: July 30, 2008, 09:57:44 PM by SHANEA »

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Offline TheWildWestGuy

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Re: Pack-it Gourmet
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2008, 10:09:10 PM »
That does look good - Pizza, Bangers and Mash, it's making me hungry for a "2nd Dinner" right now.
I will give serious thought to this for my next trip even though one of my hiking buddies is a professional chef who has volunteered to do all the meals for our next trip this Fall.  Maybe he wasn't too impressed by my heat-and-eat pre-cooked steaks and Bfast burritos?  Anyway their stuff looks a lot better than Mtn House to me and although Mtn House is a lot better now than it used to be,  I usually find that I can easily eat 2x or 3x the serving portions.  If it says "serves 4" that translates to 2 regular guys or 1 really hungry hiker.  I like the Mtn House Lasagna the best but you have to give it a lot of extra soak time.  Somehow I doubt Pizza would stay intact in a backpack very well.   Hmm will have to bookmark that site and think about it some more.. TWWG

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Offline Woody

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Re: Pack-it Gourmet
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2008, 08:05:09 AM »
I placed an order with Packit Gourmet for my last trip and I just have to say that I was impressed! Their food was delicious (way better than Mountain House!) and the portion sizes were large. Here’s what I tried:

Skillet Buttermilk Biscuits with Texas Cream Gravy – I got the pork sausage option
Buttermilk Battercakes
Migas del Sol
Bangers & Mash
Nawlins YaYa Gumbo
Market Pasta Puttanesca

All were good. They are more work than MH – you need a pot and you have to cook them but the directions are good and the prep was really easy. I would definitely recommend them.

I also got some stuff from their grocery store. They have some pretty cool stuff. One of the things that I liked the best was the jerky and sausages. I snacked on some of these for lunch. Really tasty and the perfect size for hiking.

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Offline Desertwalker

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Re: Pack-it Gourmet
« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2008, 11:19:51 PM »
Thanks for the link. The lunch wraps sounded especially good. My lunch menu can always stand some improvement.
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Offline Woody

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Re: Pack-it Gourmet
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2009, 08:56:11 AM »
Looks like they just got an Editors' Choice Award from Backpacker Magazine. But we found 'em first!

Hey, did you notice that they're in Austin? Always like a 'local' company.

 


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