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saltysack
07-31-2016, 07:57
1- best dehydrated hummus?

2-jelly container for jelly...pb&j.....plastic ones at stores are way too big/heavy and prefer the natural no add sugar jelly from Palenar....dislike carrying lots of little packets from hotel....anyone use those containers you put the jelly in that REI sells....like a squeeze tube?


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saltysack
07-31-2016, 07:59
Excuse the screwed up heading......its early and haven't had coffee....


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Tipi Walter
07-31-2016, 08:17
1- best dehydrated hummus?

2-jelly container for jelly...pb&j.....plastic ones at stores are way too big/heavy and prefer the natural no add sugar jelly from Palenar....dislike carrying lots of little packets from hotel....anyone use those containers you put the jelly in that REI sells....like a squeeze tube?


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Best dehydrated hummus is the stuff I make at home from fresh store bought hummus. It gets crunchy and can even be eaten out of hand.

All of my honey, jelly and nut butters are carried in reusable YS Eco Bee Farms raw honey plastic jars as pictured below. Once they are empty I keep using them for every trip and fill them with the mentioned foods. The yellow lids do not need a special seal because I cut a ziploc bag into two sheets and line the lid with one sheet.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2015-Trips-161/20-Days-on-Medicare/i-jNDWJpK/0/XL/TRIP%20166%20305-XL.jpg
A plastic bottle in action.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2014-Trips-152/21-Days-Yellow-Mt/i-RXZTWsT/0/L/IMG_7893-L.jpg
On a typical 21 day backpacking trip w/o resupply I like to take these plastic jars filled with jam (visible by peanut butter), eggless mayonnaise and beaucoup nut butters and honey. Once empty they are very light.

Tipi Walter
07-31-2016, 08:19
PS---You might be able to find these type of containers and lids online and not have to buy the honey. I have found the lids online but not the bottles.

Slo-go'en
07-31-2016, 08:42
There are a number of possibilities. In addition to their well known water bottles, NALGENE also makes an assortment of smaller containers. I have an 8oz sized one I put jelly into. That's about the right size to repackage a jar of Smuckers. Or recycle a small peanut butter jar. A internet search turned up a number of web sites selling plastic jars with no min order.

The refillable squeeze tubes can be messy and if the pin which holds the end closed breaks, your in trouble.

saltysack
07-31-2016, 10:33
Thx not sure why I forgot about the lil nalgene....tipi..ill check out the lil honey....think my wife's honey bottle might be lil big....44oz..http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160731/83b5551caaf2ed5598bff90445624a19.jpg


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Tipi Walter
07-31-2016, 12:41
I think my pics are big but that's a big pic!

MuddyWaters
07-31-2016, 13:40
I havent been overly impressed with any instant hummus.
In fact, Im not overly impressed with many real hummus either.
Not here, not in mediterranean countries, not in middle east countries either. most are bland and basic.
When you taste a good one, you know it.

My favorite hummus, is the Sabra supremely spicy hummus
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I eat the heck out of this stuff at home.
If I had a dehydrator, id dehydrate it and take it with me.

rustmd
07-31-2016, 14:18
Check www.minimus.biz for individual items such as jelly, hummus.

Tipi Walter
07-31-2016, 14:29
Muddy Waters---That's some good hummus. This is my fave---but it molds fast, faster than other brands. This pic was taken during a backpacking trip in April so it lasted a few days.

I pulled a no cook trip last year and took home dried hummus (this stuff) and mixed it with cold water and made hummus sandwiches with eggless mayo. Excellent.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2014-Trips-152/17-Days-Tallassee-Mountain/i-JwXv4rD/0/XL/TRIP%20155%20113-XL.jpg

Feral Bill
07-31-2016, 17:06
In cold weather the contents in tubes tend to become not retrievable. Not fun:(.

Tipi Walter
07-31-2016, 17:32
I never take food tubes---they hold too little and like you say they freeze up.

Dogwood
07-31-2016, 17:50
Dried hummus is much the same to me. It's how we doctor it up that determines the final flavor. I'll add EVOO, red pepper flakes, pine nuts, lemon juice, crushed peppers, dried chives/fresh green onion, spinach, H2O, etc. I've used Casbah, Fantastic World Foods brands, and bought from health Food Store's bulk bins. It's rather cheap in bulk so I find no need for making life more complicated for myself by dehydrating my own.

I like the GoToobs for things like repackaged jelly, nut butters, Tahini, Nutella, etc. http://www.humangear.com/gear/gotoob Cap screws on, has wide mouth useful for repackaging and cleaning, has stayed flexible for me into the 20*'s temps, and the flip up cap tends to stay closed although I do place in a Snack Size Ziploc too.

Abi
07-31-2016, 23:31
Not dehydrated but, I saw this product in one grocery store recently, want to try it. Not refrigerated. Not many calories but convenient.

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