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1991 Omelet Taste Test

Posted: Sat Jan 05, 2008 8:38 pm
by madcapmagician
Recently decided to try a 1991 omelet with ham. I opened the bag and all of the item's were in excellent shape, except for the plastic layer on the cheese spread. It looked like it was trying to peel away from the pack.

Opened the omelet and it smelled and looked just like the newer production ones. The au gratin potatoes on opening were very cheesy smelling. After heating the omelet tasted just like the new ones which I happen to like :D The potatoes were okay. The hash browns that come with the newer production are way better. I do have to say the best part of the whole meal was the oatmeal block. Man I love those :D A little hard to bite, but overall excellent. Not my favorite entree, but definitely worth eating :idea:


Posted: Sat Jan 05, 2008 9:38 pm
by kman
Nice pics! I always wondered what those early omelets looked like but so far, I've been too scared to crack one open. :-)

It's kind of freaky to see that the 1991 omelets don't appear any different than the 2006 omelets:

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Posted: Sat Jan 05, 2008 11:03 pm
by DangerousDave
Yep, the late '80's Omelet with ham and the newer omelet with cheese and bell pepper parts are just about the same. I can't even taste the monterey cheese in the new ones. I've become distant, to the eggs, Kman. It's not because of billary, nor algor. I'm tired, and it's time to take them out(the eggs, I mean). :idea: 8)

Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 11:47 am
by bl00k
Well it looks awful. But that's nothing new for MRE's :P

Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 1:15 pm
by C-rats
You guys are far braver than I when it comes to the MRE "omlett". It is by far the WORST MRE entree I've ever tried ---- and I used to really like the canned C-Ration Ham & Eggs back in the day (yum!). I couldn't choke down an MRE omlett even if I drowned it in Tabasco sauce.

Instead I now use the Mountain House pre-cooked, freeze-dried Bacon & Eggs and the Ham & Eggs pouches for my breakfast entrees. MH got it right with those two items! :)

Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 1:16 pm
by German_EPA
i am wondering - everyone here seems to use their cat for testing old rations... :)

Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 1:23 pm
by norge
i dont use cat!! i dont want the animal police to arrest me :lol:
and im also alergic to cat :mrgreen:
cheers from norge
btw the ham omlete is one of my fav breakfast yum yum

Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 2:26 pm
by German_EPA
i forgott... except norge :lol:

Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 4:52 pm
by C-rats
That's got to be cruelty to cats somewhere!

UUHHHGG! I don't even like looking at one of those things!! (the omelet, not the cat) :x

Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2008 8:41 am
by Nawt
Hi C-rats, Then you might not like this pic at all :) .

Ate it August last year (pd. 3349), yummie yum.

Cheers, Nawt.