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Mountain House Just In Case - Essential Assortment Bucket
 

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  • Very good for a single person

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    3 of 10 people found this review helpful

    Well, My sister had a gastric by-pass so she can only eat small amounts and small piecs of ingredients. This is so wonderful for her. She can make a packet and then put the rest of what she does not eat in frig until she wants another small amount. Very very handy for her and someone in that positions

    10/17/12

    Karen

  • Very good and good variety

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    1 of 8 people found this review helpful

    My sister had a stomach bi-pass operation and can only eat small portions with ingredients cut up small as well. These pouches are perfect for her. She can eat a small amount and then go back later for more since she should only be eating several very small meals a day. These pouches are great for a single person as well.

    10/17/12

    Karen

  • Just In Case Pouches vs. MRE

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

    I'm so glad there is food that comes in a light weight pouch that has a 25 year shelf life. It is fun trying out the pouches and picking out which #10 cans we would like to have for our shelves.

    11/29/12

    Beth

  • Nice assortment & product

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

    This is a very nice package in all. The food tastes good and its very easy to store as well. Would be a good idea to buy 5 or 6 of these and stack them on top of each other. Plus theres a little extra room in each bucket for extra pouches and storage.

    12/11/12

    Brian

  • perfect for testing or for a 72 hour kit

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    This is exactly what you need if you haven't tried mt. house or don't know which meals you like

    1/16/13

    Matt

  • Love the selections

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    Love the selections in this bucket and you can not go wrong with Mountain house it is the best!!!

    2/16/13

    Tracy

  • Very good variety

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    This is such a great option. I love the variety and how easy it is to prepare these meals.

    3/7/13

    Joseph

  • Better price than the Classic

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    Great for one person who doesn't mind eating savory things for breakfast...otherwise I'd recommend the Classic Bucket, because it has the granola with milk and blueberries.

    6/12/13

    Kathryn

  • Pleasantly surprised....

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    New to long term storage.... Decided to start with the just in case assortment. Spaghetti and meat sauce was incredibly good.... for coming from a pouch and being dehydrated. Would seriously have no problem eating it everyday.

    2/4/13

    readJOHN316

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Mountain House Just In Case - Essential Assortment Bucket

QUICK FACTS | All Features & Specs

Packaging: Cook-In Pouch
Brand: Mountain House
Shelf Life: 10 Years
Total Servings: 32
Reconstitution Time: 5-10 Minutes
Preservation Method: Freeze-dried
Food Type: Main Entrees

Regular Price: $69.99

Sale Price: $68.49

Save: $1.50 (2%)

 

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Benefits & Description

10 Year Shelf-Life | Just Add Water | 32 Servings | Stackable

Get the taste you're used to
The freeze-drying process retains the fresh, delicious flavor of these entrees so you will enjoy eating them, not choke them down like some other brands. Don’t waste your valuable time
There is no cooking necessary! Just add water, wait a little bit then enjoy. Versatile and convenient
The stand-up pouches double as cookware and a dish so there is as little clean up as possible. Less hassle. Great For 72 Hour Kits
Be prepared with your emergency food storage. By having these emergency food buckets close at hand you will have your food covered for that critical time in need. Enjoy a delicious variety of hot meals anytime and anywhere. Each pouch contains Mountain House™ freeze-dried food with an easy 3 step preparation Just heat up some water, add the hot water directly to the pouch, let sit for a few minutes and your meal is ready to eat.

Mountain House™ freeze-dried foods begin with a great taste thanks to years of development. The foods maintain their taste, texture, and shape of fresh frozen foods due to the freeze-drying process. In addition, freeze-drying locks in the freshness, vitamins, nutrients, color, and aroma of fresh frozen foods while providing the shelf-stable convenience of canned and dehydrated foods.

All the contents of a Mountain House pouch are freeze dried to allow for a 10 year shelf life. Mountain House has also tested the pouches 30 years after the manufacture date and they were still good to eat and safe.

What's In-the-Box?

Entree (12 pouches | 32 Servings):
(4) - 3 Serving Pouches - Rice & Chicken
(4) - 2.5 Serving Pouches - Chili Mac with Beef
(4) - 2.5 Serving Pouches - Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Sorry, substitutions are not available

Features & Functions

SKU: FD0383
Shipping Weight (lbs): 0.0600
Net Weight of Contents: 3.97 lbs (1.8g)
Brand: Mountain House
Packaging: Pouch
Total Servings: 32
Total Calories: 7,960
Estimated Shelf Life: 10 Years
Dimensions (LxWxH): 12" x 10" x 13"
Allergen and Specialty: Pork Free, Shellfish Free, Tree-Nut Free
Food Type: Main Entrees
Storage Requirements: Click to read
 
 

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  • Very good for a single person

    • Price
    • Value
    • Quality
    3 of 10 people found this review helpful

    Well, My sister had a gastric by-pass so she can only eat small amounts and small piecs of ingredients. This is so wonderful for her. She can make a packet and then put the rest of what she does not eat in frig until she wants another small amount. Very very handy for her and someone in that positions

    10/17/12

    Karen

  • Very good and good variety

    • Price
    • Value
    • Quality
    1 of 8 people found this review helpful

    My sister had a stomach bi-pass operation and can only eat small portions with ingredients cut up small as well. These pouches are perfect for her. She can eat a small amount and then go back later for more since she should only be eating several very small meals a day. These pouches are great for a single person as well.

    10/17/12

    Karen

  • Just In Case Pouches vs. MRE

    • Value
    • Quality
    • Price
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

    I'm so glad there is food that comes in a light weight pouch that has a 25 year shelf life. It is fun trying out the pouches and picking out which #10 cans we would like to have for our shelves.

    11/29/12

    Beth

  • Nice assortment & product

    • Price
    • Value
    • Quality
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

    This is a very nice package in all. The food tastes good and its very easy to store as well. Would be a good idea to buy 5 or 6 of these and stack them on top of each other. Plus theres a little extra room in each bucket for extra pouches and storage.

    12/11/12

    Brian

  • perfect for testing or for a 72 hour kit

    • Price
    • Value
    • Quality

    This is exactly what you need if you haven't tried mt. house or don't know which meals you like

    1/16/13

    Matt

  • Love the selections

    • Price
    • Value
    • Quality

    Love the selections in this bucket and you can not go wrong with Mountain house it is the best!!!

    2/16/13

    Tracy

  • Very good variety

    • Price
    • Value
    • Quality

    This is such a great option. I love the variety and how easy it is to prepare these meals.

    3/7/13

    Joseph

  • Better price than the Classic

    • Price
    • Value
    • Quality

    Great for one person who doesn't mind eating savory things for breakfast...otherwise I'd recommend the Classic Bucket, because it has the granola with milk and blueberries.

    6/12/13

    Kathryn

  • Pleasantly surprised....

    • Price
    • Value
    • Quality

    New to long term storage.... Decided to start with the just in case assortment. Spaghetti and meat sauce was incredibly good.... for coming from a pouch and being dehydrated. Would seriously have no problem eating it everyday.

    2/4/13

    readJOHN316