Trail Cooking 101: Dry Mixes

Dry mixes are the base to many meals when cooking in the outdoors. When layed out, planning doesn’t have to be hard: a mix of protein/carbs/fat and some flavoring. It’s easy to take pasta, rice, potatoes, even quinoa, and make it tasty if you…

Recipe Review: Eggless Eggnog

I was intrigued by a recipe I saw in the most recent issue of Backpacker Magazine in the “Backcountry Feast: Holiday Recipes For Camp” for eggless eggnog. In our cookbook Trail Cooking: Trail Food Made Gourmet, we have a couple of recipes for eggnog, in…

A New Take On Alpine Aire Food

In what doesn’t seem like so long ago, freeze-dried food companies hadn’t changed in years. Decades even. The same meals we were buying in 2009 had been there 10 years, 20 years before. But change has happened. And it has been nearly 100% positive,…