Book Review: The Great Big Green Book


If you enjoy reading books to young children, this new title is a great one for bringing up the subject of what “green” can mean. The Great Big Green Book is a large, easy to read book that is fully illustrated. Younger children, such as mine ( 3 & 5) will enjoy being read to […]

Book Review: Follow The Trail


Walker spied a copy of Follow the Trail: A Young Person’s Guide to the Great Outdoors at our local library and asked if we could check it out. Something besides Bob The Builder videos? Oh please! The book was published in 2003, and is a well laid out and colorful book. It covers what camping is, […]

Our Newest Book: Trail Eats


Last week our newest book joined our lineup in the TrailCooking Bookstore: Trail Eats Between 2009 and 2013, Kirk and I developed these 50 recipes, that really stood out to us, for our outdoor food column, Trail Eats, which ran from 2009 to 2013. From raw energy bars, to luxury desserts, hearty carb fests and even pizza, […]

Book Review: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Dehydrating Foods


Newly released, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Dehydrating Foods , is an interesting mix. It isn’t aimed at backpackers, or preppers, nor at raw food fans, but rather something for everyone. But something clicked in me, as I read her intro. She mentioned that what won her over to dehydrating was pineapple. All I could […]