Mountain House® Essential Assortment (12 pouches)



$1.08 per ounce

Availability: In stock

The Mountain House® Essential Assortment includes four pouches each of Rice and Chicken, Chili Mac, and Spaghetti all in a reusable bucket. A great assortment of easy-to-prepare freeze dried meals. A tasty assortment for backpacking, camping, and emergency kits. Also great for emergency food storage. The Mountain House® Essential Assortment offers the convenience of just-add-water meals and the delicious flavors of Mountain House entrees. Includes four pouches each of Rice & Chicken, Chili Mac, and Spaghetti all in a reusable bucket. A great assortment of easy-to-prepare freeze dried meals for backpacking, camping, emergency kits, and your long-term food storage. Just add boiling water, let stand a few minutes, and enjoy.Mountain House products have the longest proven shelf life in the food storage industry of 30 years. Easily make a delicious meal tonight or break into it years from now for the same great quality taste.

All good and eatable.

Hard to review on memory. Easy to heat up with boiling water, boil for s et amount of minutes. Spoon onto pâté or into bowl. Eat and enjoy

Posted on 8/29/13 by Tuzigoot

MH Just in Case Bucket

This is the least expensive (and best) way to start or add to a 72+ Hour Kit or Preppers stock; plus they taste great!
These are traditional Mountain House Freeze-Dried pouches. If you've never had them, they're easy to fix anywhere, have excellent taste for freeze-dried meals, but don't look very appetizing on a plate. ;-)
The bucket makes this product great for a grab & go kit, is easy to store, protects the pouches, etc.. MH has recently determined these pouches have a 10+ yr. shelf life but personally I've found their products last much longer when properly stored. (>60 degrees F and dry location)
While a 'bucket' delivers 32 meals you need to know each pouch has 2 1/2 servings. So IMHO this bucket really contains 24 'Meals'. (i.e. 12 pouches with 2 servings per pouch)
If you're serious about having an easy to use emergency food on hand, this is one of the best sources I've found. Plus it comes in a great bucket that protects the pouches until needed. (Not at all sure why Joe didn't get a bucket. I've purchased 4 of these for myself and family. All came in buckets as shown).

{Response from Emergency Essentials - You bring up a great point Hunter. Servings do not equal meals, so plan accordingly. Thanks for the review.}

Posted on 8/5/13 by Hunter

not as pictured

ordered this and received this in a cardboard box, not in the bucket as displayed, the food was good but was looking for the bucket for the convenient storage.

{Response from Emergency Essentials - Glad you liked the food Joe. Give us a call at 1-800-999-1863 or email us at You should have gotten a bucket, and we'll happily take care of you.}

Posted on 5/22/13 by joe

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Mountain House, a part of Oregon Freeze Dry, pioneered freeze dried food creating a lighter weight, better tasting meal. Mountain House has been trusted to feed troops in every theater of combat since the 1960s. Their 40-year legacy has provided high quality, fully cooked, nutritious meals for troops and citizens alike. Click here to access video clips and learn more about this great brand.

Shipping Weight: 6.16 lbs
Dimensions: approx. 12.5” high x 10” deep x 8” wide
  • Mountain House® Essential Assortment
  • Mountain House® Essential Assortment