Some recent food finds: Ellyndale Q Cups – This one I really wondered if I would like it. I won’t lie, it has a strong earthy smell (due to the mushrooms). However, it is very good – and a lot more filling than you will think. The cup comes in at 190 mg of sodium […]
I was going through recipes that had never been published, from a dusty pile, and added them to the website this week. Parmesan Cheese Herb Seasoning – Sprinkle it on rice and pasta dishes for some extra flavor. Kendal Mint Cakes – Have you ever had these? I have…they are oddly addictive. This was a […]
Fall is here in the PNW…and that brings my desire to be outside. I can breathe again, and I don’t feel sapped by the sun. Add in that the youngest’s asthma is easier on him when it rains….. The salmon are heading home in the Cedar River – and yes, we saw a few having […]
We’re hikers, always looking to cut weight, but not quality. In a hipster world, it’s easy to overlook NESCAFÉ® Taster’s Choice® instant coffee, but maybe you should give it a try. For the first time, or even a new look at it. It’s easy to source in grocery stores, and it’s a bold flavor, perfect […]
Maybe I should have titled this “How urban homesteading kind of “ruined” hiking for me”….but then I know, it didn’t. It is simply an extension of my love of nature. Long ago, before I found that walking the cliffs on an island made me happy, I had a little garden I tended. Hiking took over […]
Two recipes new to TrailCooking: Chocolate Chia Bars Cheezy Hemp Heart Sauce Enjoy!
Awhile back I had noticed change in a local park, with signs going up and a meadow being taken care of. With an afternoon that was hot, we went out for an easy hike and a picnic lunch. Ravensdale is only a few short miles out of our town, Maple Valley. The park itself is […]