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Hungry in the backcountry? Here’s our taste-test of several brands of freeze-dried meals

A variety of freeze-dried meals and pre-packaged meals and snacks are photographed Monday, March 9, 2020.  213255

Looking to stock your emergency kits or feed yourself in the backcountry? Here's how all those freeze-dried meals actually taste.

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