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Hi, I'm Pam Mehnert

As Outpost's general manager, Pam's work keeps her at the office, in meetings, or in front of her computer more than a simple 40 hours each week. However, her passion as a foodie has driven her to take on this challenge for the culinary experience of...
Pam Mehnert

Week One - The Chart

A Year of Inconvenience
For one year, I'm making everything from scratch and forgoing convenience foods. Join me on my journey! By Pam Mehnert on April 25, 2010
Inconvenient – from scratch Formerly Convenient – from Outpost
Granola Bars (which fell apart so I made them into granola) Barbara’s Cinnamon Granola Bars or bulk maple walnut granola
Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread (x2) Rudy’s Multigrain Bread
Egg Salad (made into a sandwich) Pre-made Sandwich from Outpost’s deli
Salad with Chicken strips and Balsamic Salad Dressing – dressing from scratch Outpost Caesar Salad
Cornmeal Crackers Any kind of snack cracker or pretzel
Flour Tortillas REAL Flour Tortillas (trust me on this one)
Chicken Asparagus Salad (made up with what I had in the refrigerator) w/lemon Dijon dressing Outpost Caesar Salad (Yes, I would eat this quite often)
Popcorn (x2) Barbara’s Cheese Puffs


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