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Old 10-24-2010, 10:45 AM
 
Location: San Francisco, California
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these would be a great to have around the house during power outages or snow storms

also good for carrying a few in your car in case you get stuck out on the road during a snow storm or for camping trips.
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Old 10-24-2010, 10:56 AM
 
Location: Silver Springs, FL
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We keep some for hurricane season.
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Old 10-24-2010, 11:06 AM
 
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I've eaten these. The roast beef is actually pretty good though there is in my opinion a fairly strong chemical or preservative aftertaste.

Aftertaste aside they are a decent, relatively inexpensive option for providing a hot meal during when there is no heat source available.
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Old 10-26-2010, 10:08 PM
 
Location: Spokane via Sydney,Australia
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Definitely sounds like a good idea to throw a couple in the car and for power outtages during winter.

Thanks for posting
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Old 10-27-2010, 08:19 PM
 
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I believe that they are available as both Kosher and Halal, in addition to Gentile.
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Old 10-30-2010, 07:12 PM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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The local Publix has these right now on clearance--2 for $5. I've got two now, but want to go back for more.
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Old 11-12-2012, 03:18 PM
 
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I'be heard only bad things about these -- my friends who've tried them say things like "these are worse than raw Muskrat."
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Old 12-12-2016, 03:40 PM
 
Location: Ohio, dammit!
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I've tried them. They're not bad for what they are. Wouldn't hurt to keep a couple in the car for winter travel. I think actual MREs taste better, though.
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Old 12-12-2016, 03:41 PM
 
Location: Ohio, dammit!
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Sorry. Didn't check the date on the last post.....
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Old 12-12-2016, 05:33 PM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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We keep Mountain House freeze dried meals (2 weeks worth for each person) for emergencies.
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