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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #25 on: January 29, 2011, 20:14:04 »
Ah, yes. The wonderless Lung in o'bag. I just puked in my mouth just thinking about it.   :-X

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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #26 on: January 29, 2011, 21:01:51 »
The latest incarnation of omlette was actually pretty good, or at least I thought so.. I've heard "Omlette with Salsa" referred to as "lung in a bag" ... but I think it's half tasty, nothing like the original "lung in a bag"... that thing was nasty...
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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #27 on: January 29, 2011, 21:05:05 »
I will agree with that. Lung in a Bag was bad, but the salsa made it bearable.

Baked desserts? They were the BEST!!
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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #28 on: January 29, 2011, 21:09:49 »
You just don't know how to eat them...

The trick with the baked cherry desert was to break it into chunks, soak it over night, boil it with salt cod, and top with fried onions and pork fat. Better known as "Fish and Brewis"
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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #29 on: January 29, 2011, 21:35:57 »
So how did you let your tent group commander let you stay in place for so long to make it? >:D

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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #30 on: January 30, 2011, 00:35:33 »
You just don't know how to eat them...

The trick with the baked cherry desert was to break it into chunks, soak it over night, boil it with salt cod, and top with fried onions and pork fat. Better known as "Fish and Brewis"

Whoa... I just threw up in my mouth a little.
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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #31 on: January 30, 2011, 00:44:25 »
Does anybody know if the omelette with salsa is actually egg? The texture and taste doesn't seem like egg at all. 

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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #32 on: January 30, 2011, 10:35:50 »
May have been powdered egg at one point, powdered egg has a weird texture when reconsituted.
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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #33 on: January 30, 2011, 11:37:20 »
Does anybody know if the omelette with salsa is actually egg? The texture and taste doesn't seem like egg at all.
I'd rather not know the answer to this question.  Ignorance is bliss.  :nod:
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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #34 on: January 30, 2011, 11:40:10 »
You just don't know how to eat them...

The trick with the baked cherry desert was to break it into chunks, soak it over night, boil it with salt cod, and top with fried onions and pork fat. Better known as "Fish and Brewis"

I'd advise you to seek professional help.
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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #35 on: January 30, 2011, 11:43:08 »
Baked desserts were never intended for human consumption. To be used as track pads? yes. Along with thousands of other field expedient repairs.

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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #36 on: January 30, 2011, 11:44:37 »
If you heated them up, then squeezed either the jam or honey tubes on top, they were pretty damn fabulous.
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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #37 on: January 30, 2011, 11:51:00 »
I'd advise you to seek professional help.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fish_and_brewis

Hard tack/baked cherry desert... close enough....
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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #38 on: January 30, 2011, 11:51:46 »
Baked desserts were never intended for human consumption. To be used as track pads? yes. Along with thousands of other field expedient repairs.
Call me crazy but I thought they were OK. There was worse things "back in the day" of the IRP.

Corned beef hash being one.

I'm getting hungry.....
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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #39 on: January 30, 2011, 11:53:46 »
Call me crazy but I thought they were OK. There was worse things "back in the day" of the IRP.

Corned beef hash being one.

I'm getting hungry.....

Canned bacon; Awesome.  Canned bacon and eggs; Awful.  The Vienna sausage rocked, though.
Apparently, a "USUAL SUSPECT"

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 Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and start slitting throats

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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #40 on: January 30, 2011, 13:03:41 »
Canned bacon; Awesome.  Canned bacon and eggs; Awful.  The Vienna sausage rocked, though.
Mmm... Vienna sausage.  What a treat!  Named for Vienna, a wonderful city in Austria.  It is known in its native tongue as "Wien".  Of course, "Vienna Sausage" in the native tongue of Austria would be "Wiener".


Yep, hot dog wiener.  I love how we Anglos make normal food into some fancy-shmancy stuff, when it's just "beaks and bums" ;D
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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #41 on: January 30, 2011, 13:10:50 »
I never heard the term Vienna Sausage till i saw an IRP.  They were always called cocktail wienies when I was a kid.
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Apparently, a "USUAL SUSPECT"

“In peace there's nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility; but when the blast of war blows in our ears, then imitate the action of the tiger; stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood, disguise fair nature with hard-favor'd rage.”

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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #42 on: January 30, 2011, 13:21:01 »
I once brought some IMP home to show the kids when they were small.  One packet was lung, I opened it up and squeezed it upwards.  The kids being little and ignorant of what they were doing, took bites of it cold.  They ate them and came back for more, squealing with delight... or that might have been pain.  I was both grossed out and horrified at the same time.

Jim, I liked the baked orange dessert.  What I miss from the old canned rations is the tin of cheddar cheese.  And the Deviled Ham too.  Was great on the crackers.
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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #43 on: January 30, 2011, 16:20:56 »
The 'Omelette with Mushroom Sauce' was my absolute preference of the breakfast meals I had.  It tasted pretty bland both cold and warm, and came with 'Breakfast Cereal #3"!

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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #44 on: January 30, 2011, 18:36:31 »
Nothing like Sausage and Hash Browns. MMMM greasy goodness.

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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #45 on: March 30, 2011, 17:50:40 »
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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #46 on: May 31, 2011, 17:08:45 »
In Case Of also sells the Eaterz MREs.
https://www.incaseof.ca/store/category/eaterz-m.r.es/22_34_109/

It looks like they are out of stock temporarily, though.  :crybaby:

Spoke to the company and they say Eaterz is repackaging so they should have it soon or they will bring other brands in.

Too bad that the Thrive Freeze Dried food doesn't come with a packaged MRE. They sure look interesting:
https://www.incaseof.ca/store/category/thrive-dry-pack-food-storage/22_47/

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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #47 on: June 21, 2011, 13:03:41 »
I quite often buy a similar thing at walmart.  good food and cheap

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Re: Canadian Source for MREs/IMPs?
« Reply #48 on: June 25, 2011, 14:02:44 »
I quite often buy a similar thing at walmart.  good food and cheap

Ted

Can you give some more details?  The wife is barking at me to get some stockpiles done before Hurricane season.
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