How To Cook Fish Without A Fire

If you’ve been following Mountain House on social media you’ll know that we LOVE a good Mountain House Hack (#MHHacks). But this one from our friends at Uncage the Soul Productions is next level: It isn’t uncommon for campfires to be prohibited in protected wilderness areas or areas prone to (or impacted by) wildfire. And even in campsites where controlled campfires are permitted, this hack is a useful one to remember in helping abide with leave no trace principles. So if you’re backpacking to a place where the fish are jumpin’ (and where you’re allowed to catch em!) put last … Continue reading

Keto Camping/Backpacking Food & Recipes

Keto Backpacking and Camping Food Ideas & Recipes It can be complicated enough planning a well-rounded menu of camping or backpacking meals without dietary restrictions; with them, it can seem all the more daunting. Here at Mountain House, we’re happy to supply such nutritionally rich and flavor-packed meals to outdoorspeople, and also happy to offer tips for those who need to more meticulously manage their Great Outdoors cuisine for health/lifestyle reasons. If you’re on the ketogenic (“Keto”) diet, or somebody else in your camping party is, we’ve pulled together some low-carb recipe ideas well suited for the campsite. Certain of … Continue reading

Now Serving: Homestyle Turkey Dinner Casserole

Could a hot and delicious turkey dinner really be as easy as just-add-water?! If you can dream it, Mountain House can make it! Mountain House has been the pioneer and leader in tasty freeze-dried meals since 1969, outfitting outdoor adventurers with savory dinner options like Beef Stroganoff and Pasta Primavera, and breakfasts that rival home cooking like Biscuits and Gravy and Spicy Southwest Breakfast Hash. Now Mountain House has a new entree to gobble up: Homestyle Turkey Dinner Casserole! Mountain House’s Homestyle Turkey Dinner Casserole combines real turkey meat, stuffing, harvest vegetables, and spices in a savory broth. “Our goal … Continue reading

The History of Mountain House

These days, what with the outdoor-recreation industry bigger than ever and disaster preparedness on the radar of more and more people, freeze-dried backpacking and emergency food options seem to be popping up all over the place. But there’s a reason why Mountain House is still the gold standard. Well, actually there are many reasons, but one fundamental and overarching one is that we’ve been in the business a LONG time. We’re no flash-in-the-pan company jumping on the prepping or outdoors bandwagon: We’ve been around since the 1960s, pioneering a commercial-scale freeze-drying process that we’ve continually honed over all these decades … Continue reading

Mountain House Staff Picks: Gifts That Matter More

Tis the season for stuff, stuff, and more stuff. And we don’t know about you, but all this stuff is leaving us feeling a bit, well … stuffed! We love the feeling of giving a gift that really lights up someone’s face. Something that will actually be used and appreciated, and won’t hit a landfill by this time next year (or sooner!). It really is the thought that counts. And there’s  no shortage of ways to imbue thoughtful gift giving into this holiday season. Here are a few of our favorites. #1 – America the Beautiful Pass Who doesn’t love an … Continue reading