Troop 928 Trail Recipes1997
"Cooks are not found wandering in the woods. Nor do Scouts fry an egg on the first try. Guide them, teach them, but don't do everything for them."
Ed Bailey, Denver Area Council, Centennial DistrictTroop 928 has families from all over. They bring knowledge and experiences from all overthe world. And along the way, a few good recipes. Friends and relatives agree that youmay have these secret recipes only on one condition. That you add your own and pass onthe total to others.
Eat hearty and happy camping.
General Commandments on trail cookery:
go light, no fuss, no mess
What! pop-tarts for supper again?
2. Low in weight
Less than a 11 yr. old Scout.
3. Taste Great
Scouts sure are great cooks.....
4. Cooks fast with no fuss
Hurry up, the batteries are going...
5. Meets BSA's handling standards
Packed by a 11 yr. old Scout
Smaller than a 11 yr. old Scout
No the Money Tree is not in the Forestry Merit.
..Highly recommended reading for Parents, Leaders, and grommet Scout cooks and eaters:
Camp Cookery for Small Groups, Arthur J. Walrath, ed., 1967, BSA
Eating well is not just part of the fun of camping. It is important to eat well to replace theenergy used in the hiking and activities that busy Scouts are prone to do. High fluid intakeand high caloric intake are needed.Seasonal changes may demand over3,000 calories per day. The foodpyramid is a guide for meal planning.The Pyramid can change withcamping. The high calorie diet ofcampers use more fats during colderweather. Try to take the bulk of thefood from the carbohydrate group.We have tried not to duplicate themany books available on campcooking (see additional reading list).We have tried to place our own stampon the type of cooking that our troop does, but do not limit yourself to the recipes, invent
Vegetable GroupFruit GroupMeat, PoultryFish, Beans, Eggs2-3 servingsFatsOilsSweetsused sparingly3-5 servings2-4 servingsBread, Cereal, RIce & Pasta Group6-11 servingsMilk, Yogurt,2-3 servings& Cheese