It may not always be easy, but taking your children out with you hiking is well worth the effort, frustration and tears (those could be from either of you!) Even with 3 boys, I am constantly learning on what works, and what is the stupidest idea yet that I have dreamed up. Over the years… Continue reading From Baby to Pre-School: Getting Kids Hiking
A long time ago, I had a thing for creating trash-eroles. Nothing like emulating the foods I grew up - trash casseroles made with canned cream o' soups and smothered in tater chips. I had a blast making these for trail time.... There was also a time, before the days of Minimus, when getting single… Continue reading The Return Of The Trasherole…..
In the early winter of 2005, Kirk and I brought out our first cookbook, Freezer Bag Cooking: Trail Food Made Simple. Even 9+ years later, the book sells incredibly well - something I am very grateful for - we even had a few wonderful years of being sold in REI stores across the country: (Waddling… Continue reading 5 Recipes From Freezer Bag Cooking
We recently added a new hot chocolate recipe to TrailCooking: Sipping Hot Chocolate PS: This is one recipe to pull out your best cocoa powder. We used TCHO organic/fair trade cocoa powder in it. You might also like - Peanut Butter Hot Cocoa Mocha Cocoa Pudding Hot Cocoa Sugar Free Spicy Cocoa Mix Winter Cocoa… Continue reading Hot Chocolate For Winter Trips
Happy Hour Pico de Gallo Salsa from PackitGourmet is an easy-prep, cold water side: Simply add ½ cup water, seal bag and gently shake. Let rest 10 minutes, and instant Pico de Gallo dip. Pack in some tortilla chips, and instant mid-day break! The dry mix would also work well added to instant rice for a… Continue reading Food Find: Happy Hour Pico de Gallo Salsa