Heading out on an early hike is good for the soul, even if it means a double latte kind of day. My friend Jared and I ended up choosing a traditional hike for us, our yearly visit to Sheep Lake, on the Pacific Crest Trail. We had planned on doing way more but I just… Continue reading Lazy Sunday Hiking
After helping a fellow poster on the NWHiker forums this week, I had to ask him if I could post his write-up and photos - and share it with everyone. Enjoy taking a peek at Ski's homemade spaghetti sauce. If you love a rich flavored red sauce, this is the one for you! (Or is… Continue reading Ski’s Spaghetti Sauce – Dehydrator Special
On TrailCooking we have section Dehydrating 101 that is full of useful info to get you going (and we also have even more here on the blog to check out). I wrote this entry on the original blog for Freezer Bag Cooking (before it morphed into TrailCooking) and dates back to 20o7 or '08. I added it the website… Continue reading DIY Meal Vs. Commercial Freeze Dried Meal
This recipe went over so well, I decided to repost here, from my personal blog, Gazing In - I was inspired by a quick recipe I saw on Keeley McQuire's blog and made an adapted batch for Alistaire (our youngest and our allergy-boy) to nibble on. Turned out everyone else liked them just as much.....even the Teen (Ford). But… Continue reading New Recipe: Sunballs
A few weeks ago I had this show up on our doorstep. Popcorn? Trail friendly? I think so. The years I had braces on I missed eating it so much. That crunchy texture and delicious corny flavor? It is my idea of snacking food. Remember the recent seafood chowder recipe? I had it topped with popcorn. Cheese popcorn? Better… Continue reading The Ultimate Campfire Snack….