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Old 09-25-09, 07:46 PM   #1
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Canned Bread

Bringing along bread on a tour -- the eating kind -- can be a problem, unless it's in a can. No, it's not nearly as disgusting at it sounds. It's actually pretty good once you get past the weird shape. It's also a bit heavy on the molasses, so if you don't like molasses, it may not be for you. It comes plain variety, as well as a raisin variety. The only place I've seen this stuff for sale is in the Northeast -- Jersey is about as far South as it gets. I bought a dozens cans at my local Shop Rite last fall for $2.85/can. There are net retailers that sell this stuff by the case.



http://www.alpharubicon.com/prods/bmbrownbread.htm

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I've seen it in stores in Indiana and Arizona, as well. Never bothered with it, though.
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Canned Bread

Does not sound good at all but who am I to say what would taste good.I will stick with my loaf of bread here.
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Bagel or english muffins. Light, tough, and available everywhere.
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never heard of bread in a can. sounds interesting though. i'd give it a try.
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When I saw this post I thought this sounded to me like the stupidest thing ever. However, it's available at Amazon.com, and customers seem to like it....

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001EO5Y8E/...SIN=B001EO5Y8E

I can't imagine spending a day on a bike, pedaling past stores and bakeries and cafes, and then settling down at a campsite and opening a can of bread.

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BTW, don't try to make your own canned bread at home or you will die:

http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/newsletter/Food_Safety_Bulletin_No__008_(2007).pdf


http://www.uga.edu/nchfp/publication...can_breads.pdf
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When I was a teen, I used to backpack with my buddies. We'd take a loaf of bread open the top and compress it like an accordion, refasten the top, and pack it. In the days of Wonder Bread that always worked for us.
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Bringing along bread on a tour -- the eating kind -- can be a problem
um.... why?
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When I saw this post I thought this sounded to me like the stupidest thing ever. However, it's available at Amazon.com, and customers seem to like it....

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001EO5Y8E/...SIN=B001EO5Y8E

I can't imagine spending a day on a bike, pedaling past stores and bakeries and cafes, and then settling down at a campsite and opening a can of bread.
There are entire counties in the US where main street is dead the Walmarts are spaced at 40 mile intervals.
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Bagel or english muffins. Light, tough, and available everywhere.
X2. I've personally never bruised a bagel on a tour.

Never tried canned bread, either. Hmmmmm...canned ham=SPAM. Canned bread=SPREAD?

Sorry, it's one of THOSE mornings...

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I've had that canned bread and it's pretty good. It doesn't have the texture of regular bread, it's more like an English steamed pudding. It tastes a bit like dark squaw bread and it is heavy on the molasses flavor.
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At first I thought the idea of canned bread was a bit disgusting.... then I remember I'm very partial to Heinz canned steamed sponge pudding (hmmm Golden syrup especially). If I see this bread I'll have to try it!


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I've had that canned bread and it's pretty good. It doesn't have the texture of regular bread, it's more like an English steamed pudding. It tastes a bit like dark squaw bread and it is heavy on the molasses flavor.
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I've had that canned bread and it's pretty good. It doesn't have the texture of regular bread, it's more like an English steamed pudding. It tastes a bit like dark squaw bread and it is heavy on the molasses flavor.
Yup, it's dense and moist. I use it use it as a base for beans. It's also pretty good with jam, honey or butter.
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for the record, its very similar to soreen, but less malty. lots of sugar.

I wouldnt call it bread at all. it just happens to be made of flour and stuff.
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I can't imagine spending a day on a bike, pedaling past stores and bakeries and cafes, and then settling down at a campsite and opening a can of bread.
Exactly....or if those aren't available carry fresh bread on the bike....sure is a lot less heavy than a can, and I am sorry but I am guessing it would taste better too.
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for the record, its very similar to soreen, but less malty. lots of sugar.

I wouldnt call it bread at all. it just happens to be made of flour and stuff.
Ingredients (as per can label):
  • water
  • whole wheat flour
  • molasses
  • dextrose
  • rye flour
  • whey
  • corn meal
  • baking soda
  • buttermilk
  • salt
  • corn oil
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Bringing along bread on a tour -- the eating kind -- can be a problem, unless it's in a can. No, it's not nearly as disgusting at it sounds. It's actually pretty good once you get past the weird shape. It's also a bit heavy on the molasses, so if you don't like molasses, it may not be for you. It comes plain variety, as well as a raisin variety. The only place I've seen this stuff for sale is in the Northeast -- Jersey is about as far South as it gets. I bought a dozens cans at my local Shop Rite last fall for $2.85/can. There are net retailers that sell this stuff by the case.



http://www.alpharubicon.com/prods/bmbrownbread.htm
Doesn't sound practical for touring though, the cans would be heavy, I think more practical would be to simply get on the road and stop at the nearest Tim's to get a muffin and coffee.........
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Ugh... this is just so wrong...
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There are entire counties in the US where main street is dead the Walmarts are spaced at 40 mile intervals.
Meaning I could at least get a loaf of bread at Wal-Mart 1x per day instead of hauling around canned bread.
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I love Brown Bread! That's what we used to call it growing up.

Not necessarily for touring though, never had a problem with regular bread products.
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Ingredients (as per can label):
  • water
  • whole wheat flour
  • molasses
  • dextrose
  • rye flour
  • whey
  • corn meal
  • baking soda
  • buttermilk
  • salt
  • corn oil
yeah, like I said, flour and stuff. Bread involves yeast, and crust and kneading and....

would that stuff ^ be bread if it was just sitting unmixed and unbaked somewhere?

I mean, I might toss some in the bomb shelter in case of thermonuclear war or something, but on tour? Where there are options with whole grains and seeds and no corn oil? I dunno

whatever turns your crank amigo.
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