Oh, the let-down... !!

Reviews of Civilian MREs (Sure-Pak, aPack, etc.) as well as other civilian ready-to-eat food
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rattattoo
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Oh, the let-down... !!

Post by rattattoo » Wed Feb 11, 2015 5:07 pm

I got all worked up and excited down at the market just a little while ago when I saw these things....
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Then I realized that the little silver flag down on the right hand edge of each package actually said,
"Just Add_____[insert your favorite meat here]_____".
It's just soup/sauce in a bag....
Boy oh boy, they sure do print the "just add" a whole lot smaller than they print the "CHICKEN"

I guess it might be OK if you're willing to settle for tuna scampi or corned beef marsala.

MakingPeopleCrazy
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Re: Oh, the let-down... !!

Post by MakingPeopleCrazy » Wed Feb 11, 2015 6:28 pm

Didn't know that Campbells did sauces aswell. I thought they only made diet-soups or something like that :shock:
Tried - American MRE, Swedish MRE.

Got - American MRE, German MRE/EPA, UK Rations, Swedish Rations.

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Failsafe77
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Re: Oh, the let-down... !!

Post by Failsafe77 » Thu Feb 12, 2015 1:37 am

The fire roasted tomato variety was AMAZING! Made it with 1 1/2 lbs of cubed steak. Haven't seen that variety lately though. Just be careful with these, they are absolutely loaded with sodium!

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Re: Oh, the let-down... !!

Post by Wolfsbane » Mon May 11, 2015 9:15 pm

They should make them also for venison, squirrel, possum, and cat !

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Re: Oh, the let-down... !!

Post by rationtin440 » Mon May 11, 2015 9:43 pm

How is the sodium content? I was thinking of possibilities for a shtf stock-up but a lot of that stuff lasts forever because there's so much sodium and preservatives in it which is ok if you have plenty of water.

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