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Make Your Own Dehydrated Food for the Backcountry

Dehydrated food is great for traveling to parts unknown. Heres how you can make your own.

If you’ve ever been on a backpacking or backcountry hunting trip, you’ve probably eaten some dehydrated food. Here’s an easy way to make your own, save money, and know exactly what you’re eating when you hit the woods.

In review, here’s what you’ll need the make your own dehydrated food:

  • Food — Choose something with a low moisture content  and it will make the process easier.
  • Your dehydrator — If you don’t own one, borrow one. There are tons of people who put their dehydrators away after deer season.
  • Parchment paper — Cut parchment paper to fit over your dehydrator’s racks and lay the food on top.
  • A freezer — Bag your dehydrated food in freezer bags and store it until you’re ready to use it.

Making your own lightweight food will lighten your load whether you are hunting, fishing, or backpacking. Give it a try on your next outdoor adventure.

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Make Your Own Dehydrated Food for the Backcountry