[pct-l] sprouts and tarps

Gary Wright gwtmp01 at mac.com
Thu Apr 19 13:52:02 CDT 2012

On Apr 19, 2012, at 1:41 PM, CHUCK CHELIN wrote:
> I remember stopping at the junction of the PCT and the Kearsarge Pass Trail
> while an Aussie named Swami cooked something to eat.  He had the usual
> hiker-slop – meaning an amorphous mass of supposedly edible substances –
> but he had stopped just below at Vidette Meadows and plucked some wild
> onions.  Chopped into his pot the resulting aroma was so wonderful he could
> have been mugged on the spot.

Wild or store-bought, a fresh onion is a great way to spice up most
backpacking meals.  Most boil-and-stir meals can be easily improved
with some chopped onion as well as cold wraps such as a tuna/onion,
pepperoni/cheese/onion, hummus/onion, tabuli/onion, etc.


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