Canned meats are great in all sorts of recipes, not just as sandwich fillers. 54 ideas for great meals! [More] Canned Meat Meal Ideas
Using Canned Meat
Canned meat goes way beyond tuna sandwiches and provides lots of options, whether you're cruising without a refrigerator or trying to stretch the meals coming from a tiny one.
Recipes and tips for making great meals that no one will ever guess started with a can.
People tell you to wash cans of food when you bring it aboard . . . but why? And why wash them again when you’re going to use them? [More] Why Wash Cans?
Older cruising books talk about dipping cans of food in varnish to protect them from rust. Is it really necessary? [More] Varnish Your Cans?
Don’t end up with a bunch of a food you don’t like. Buy one and try it before you stock up! Especially important if you’re heading to a remote area. [More] Try One First!
A wonderful recipe, adapted for use with canned chicken — no refrigeration needed! [More] Maple Pecan Chicken Casserole
Easy and delicious Mexican-inspired chicken casserole, using canned chicken . . . lots of variations for whatever ingredients you have, and a stovetop version. [More] Mexican Chicken Casserole
Easy, no-refrigeration-required recipe for crab cakes, with variations for lots of other canned or fresh meat . . . and they taste great! [More] Crab Cakes Recipe
How to make a great rice or pasta salad for a group or to eat over several days — great make-ahead meal for passages! [More] Rice or Pasta Salad “Recipe”
Tasty 5-minute meal, using couscous, canned chicken and tomatoes. Delicious in no time at all. [More] Couscous Chicken
Use canned corned beef to make this quick and easy dip — great when it’ll be a while before a meal and you want a hearty appetizer. [More] Corned Beef Dip