I reviewed PackitGourmet’s Rustic Skillet Bread a really very long time in the past. When the corporate first began again in 2008, I used to be certainly one of their first on-line clients after I noticed them submit on a backpacking discussion board. They have been the primary small firm in that fantastic renaissance interval of climbing and new cottage firms.
In 2009, I posted critiques of their meals (again after they got here in clear luggage with paper labels inside). That model of the TrailCooking weblog disappeared in 2018 when the location was badly hacked, and I needed to rebuild it by hand. It’s sort of unhappy dropping all these outdated business meal critiques, however on the identical time, we moved ahead. Generally it’s enjoyable to overview meals that I do know we had performed earlier than, however now it’s in snazzy packaging.
Sure, this was the unique packaging again in August of 2008:
You can see what you have been getting, although.
Prepped and able to eat! Served with pesto dipping sauce, for that fancy dinner within the backcountry.
Immediately being a cold day, the considered heat bread sounded superb to the boys and me whereas we have been open air. I had a bundle of the Rustic Skillet Bread within the meals bag, so we set to work.
Dry weight of 5.8 ounces, the meals now are available sturdy luggage. They’ve pleated bottoms for sitting flat. The worth per bundle is $10.49. Your complete bread is 640 energy, so a powerhouse in chilly climate.
Natural Unbleached Wheat Flour, Biscuit Combine (enriched bleached flour [wheat flour, niacin (B3), iron, thiamin mononitrate (B1), riboflavin (B2), folic acid (B9)], palm oil, salt, accommodates lower than 2% of: corn syrup solids, baking soda, sodium aluminum phosphate, sugar, sodium caseinate, mono & diglycerides), Natural Additional Virgin Olive Oil, Natural Evaporated Cane Juice, Yeast, Buttermilk (candy cream buttermilk solids), Sea Salt, Natural Honey, Butter (candy cream, salt, annatto, nonfat milk solids, sodium caseinate, disodium phosphate), Spices, Minced White Onion
Following the instructions, add ½ cup heat water (I heated it up within the pan’s lid), and stir very nicely. Seal the bag tightly, then therapeutic massage/knead the bag for two minutes. Being it was so chilly outdoors, I tucked the well-sealed bag into my jacket and let it relaxation for the ten minutes known as for,
The combo comes with a packet of olive oil; it’s in a sealed bundle inside. Utilizing a large/shallow 2 liter pot that’s non-stick (this half is crucial), I added half the oil. I used to be utilizing an MSR distant canister range, that I can dial the flame simply on. I heated it over a low flame, added the dough, and unfold it out.
Cowl the pan with a lid, and let prepare dinner for five minutes.
Drizzle the remaining oil on high, then flip like a pancake.
Cowl again up and prepare dinner for one more 3 to five minutes.
I used to be utilizing the frypan/lid for this GSI Out of doors set and put it the wrong way up, because it suits higher. I didn’t use the plastic high that got here with it as a result of it was vented and the steam would escape.
As soon as all browned and attractive smelling, I reduce it into quarters.
The boys had seen parmesan cheese packets within the meals bag, in order that they requested for it to be on high. Performed.
Despite the fact that it includes “baking,” it is vitally simple to make up and really scrumptious to eat. And it nonetheless holds up as an amazing meal to check out, even all these years later.