MH Beef Stroganoff is our favorite flavor, but most of the Mountain House foods are awesome. I bought this one, the Spaghetti and the Chili Mac for our emergency food supply for when we get snowed in during the winters in our location. These have a very long shelf life but we normally do eat them within 3 or 4 years because they are pretty tasty and we do actually get snowed in and need them. These meals give us something diffrent and tasty to look forward to ;)
To make the Beef Stroganoff; We boil the water and add it to a bowl with whatever amount of the dried food that we want. We then cover the bowl with plastic wrap, wrap it in a towel to help keep it hot, and then let it set a good 15 to 20 minutes to be sure all the beef pieces have reconstituted. Then we ad a tad more boiling hot water to bring it back up to temperature. Or, we warm it up more on our wood burning stove. We like it served over a bowl of steaming fresh cooked, brown rice, just so the meal goes further and is healthier. It is also very good over cooked egg noodles or other pasta too. To make it special, if we have it, a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of dill weed makes it awesome!