You are a hiker who likes the finer things in life, even if it means packing in wine in your backpack. You want fresh foods. You are there for the views, the company, the fresh air. Yes, it might only have been a 3 mile hike in, but your classical music is playing softly, your […]
Memorial Day Weekend is coming up this week – and that means it is the “official” start to backpacking season, no? But you say….I’m too busy to go pack food. I hear I can go to Costco and buy a bin of freeze-dried meals. Or…I’ll survive on ramen. Or a stack of flour tortillas and […]
While couscous can be a “love it or hate it” ingredient, it is perfect for backpacking meals. It is nearly instant, precooked and can be prepped with just cold water if you prefer. Being that it is simply a small pasta, it is important to “dress it” up – often those with a negative view […]
While out this week I saw something that caught my eye. It is a new line called “Simply Cocoa”, touting the new line of natural drink mixes. It is better than most sold in the instant cocoa aisle but you still have the limitation of not being able to control what kind of cocoa, sugar […]
Two new recipes added to TrailCooking recently – S’mores Granola Bars: Pasta Primavera: Enjoy!
My mind got picked the other day by a post on the Backpacking Light forums on making quesadillas. Like I was craving them badly! So I ran to the store and picked up everything for them and whipped up a batch. The recipe is from Trail Cooking: Trail Food Made Gourmet, on page 80. You […]
Pizza on the trail can be done. And it can be done easily, with minimal mess and taste so good…..How does this look? Tasty right? These are “Last Minute Meat & Olive Pizzas” from our book, Trail Eats (find on pages 78-79), and I had to share the recipe on TrailCooking. Because good food should […]