Food Find: Frontera Guacamole Mix

Frontera makes some great mixes that are shelf stable and adding to it are guacamole mixes. You might be thinking “why would I carry that KIND of weight??”. Well if you love avocados you should consider it! Years ago my friend Tori showed me…

Trail Eats: Gourmet Car Camping Fare

These recipes are from our column “Trail Eats” in the May & June 2012 issue of Washington Trails magazine are for gourmet yet comfort food car camping – and if you don’t mind a heavier backpack, these recipes can be easily made while backpacking…

Creamy Potato Soup Recipe

At one time I had a ‘hiker’s pantry’ and my regular pantry in my kitchen, then it all morphed…into a pantry that bears little resemblance to a ‘normal’ families pantry. It is now a collection of Mason jars and other jars full of base…