Somehow, when backpacking, around day 2 to 3, conversation and mental day dreaming seems to end up centered on carby, cheesy foods. Especially pizza. There is something about the bread, cheese piled on, warm sauce and toppings.... Maybe with a cold beer? Well, for me it's an ice-cold ice tea. I can help you with… Continue reading Craving Pizza While Backpacking?
Food finds on the radar for winter - Honey Gummy Bears are artificial color/flavor free, no HFCS, gelatin free (vegan friendly) and safe for peanut allergies. Our boys went crazy over these treats, I loved the sour ones. Like Sour Patch Kids Lite. Honey Truffles. Lovely Candy Co makes four versions of them. Simplistic, minimalist… Continue reading Winter Food Finds
Thanksgiving in the outdoors is a huge fantasy for many: escape the crowds, family that drives you crazy, commercialism and everything else. Maybe you want to try backpacking over the long weekend (it's usually really quiet out!) or you want to sneak away to a cabin, having easy recipes really helps. You can have the… Continue reading Thanksgiving In The Outdoors Inspiration
If you haven't ever gotten the chance to hike over a Thanksgiving weekend, make it a goal. It's still shoulder season in many areas, almost no one is out, and being on the trail is invigorating in the late Fall. And you get an excuse to climb into your sleeping bag early and read for… Continue reading Thanksgiving On The Trail Made Easy
Some months my hard-working dehydrator runs often, other months it sits tucked away. This has been a busy period for it. It's time to fill the pantry back up, to replenish what I have used, but also to be prepared for winter and power outages. Pasta is the item I dry the most of, outside… Continue reading On The Dehydrator