Book Review: Dayhiking The San Juan and Gulf Islands

Book Review: Dayhiking The San Juan and Gulf Islands

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Around the time I turned 16, I was woken up by my Mom, who was way too cheerful. Who announced that in less than a month we’d be moving to this hillbilly place called “Whidbey Island”. As an adult with a teen the same age now, I realize she enjoyed pulling the rug out from […]

Book Review: The New Trailside Cookbook

Book Review: The New Trailside Cookbook

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When I happened upon the recently released The New Trailside Cookbook: 100 Delicious Recipes for the Camp Chef, something stuck in my memory, so off I went to look at books in my collection of outdoor cookbooks. Ah-ha! OK, no wonder the title was picking at my mind. It is a refresher of The Trailside […]

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

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

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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 […]

Book Review: The Essential Dehydrator

Book Review: The Essential Dehydrator

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A recent arrival to my review pile was The Essential Dehydrator: From Dried Mushroom Risotto to Grilled Tuna with Papaya Chutney, More Than 100 Recipes Bursting with Fresh Flavor, released this summer. I waffled on which blog to review it on, while it is a great dehydrating cookbook, covering every basic you could need, it […]