The less a man carries in his pack, the more he must carry in his head.

A camper cannot go by recipe alone. It is best for him to carry sound general principles in his head, and recipes in his pocket.

The simpler the outfit, the more skill it takes to manage it, and the more pleasure one gets in his achievements.

A Table For Ready Reference In Choosing What To Cook

The table also shows at a glance what recipes call for milk, butter, or eggs, and what do not. The following abbreviations are used:

E = Eggs required (whole or desiccated). B = Butter required.

M = Milk required (may be evaporated or powdered).

E*= Eggs desirable, but may be omitted.

B= Butter desirable, but other fat may be substituted.

M*= Milk desirable, but water may be substituted.

1 = Made over from previously boiled material.

* Quick. (Under 26 minutée).