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If you can boil water, you make camping recipes like this! Get the kids to help; they'll enjoy mixing the ingredients inside the bag. Camping recipes like this are so easy, there's no reason to fear camping cooking. It can be fun and relaxing for the entire family. For this Omelet in a Bag recipe, you'll need:
You really shouldn't boil food in a plastic bag. The high head can lead to partial breakdown of the plastic, which will then mix with the food and be bad for your health.
I have made this and it was wonderful. I just wanted to let everyone know that I just recently read that Ziploc doesn’t recommend cooking in there bags until they come out with a Microwave bag or such. After reading that I did a little more digging and it said in several website that I could even be toxic.
Wouldn't the bag melt? What the heck?
won't the bag melt.
Yes, I've been reading out this and I think you may be right. I hope to have some new information up soon on the dangers of heating plastic. Thanks for your advice!
April & Amy,
I have heard from some campers who say the bag will not melt but experts are now recommending against heating plastics. We will have more on that soon.
this is a great breakfast although the bag thing is a bit of a hangup. i haven't felt any ill effects :)
Sealing machines have bags that you are able to put in boiling water.
I use microwave safe container and put that in boiling water. Takes longer to cook, but safer.