Potatoes have gotten the short stick in the past few years, but there is something enduring about them for backpacking. The massive hit of potassium helps prevent painful nighttime cramps. Which, when it happens in a tight sleeping bag sucks beyond belief. But outside of that, there is something so comfort food-y about potatoes on… Continue reading 10 For The Trail: Taters Made Portable
Quinoa.....a seed rather than a grain, yet treated a grain. One of the many so-called "super foods". Gluten-free. Works great as a substitute for rice, especially for brown rice. However, it isn't easy to find 'ready to use' or 'instant' versions of it at stores. But with a little tinkering you can eat it on… Continue reading The Quinoa Question!
I've been remodeling our office during the Fall downtime, and came across a hidden inventory of our first cookbook, Freezer Bag Cooking: Trail Food Made Simple. This is the book that started the website - the basics. Good, filling meals. Perfect for those learning how to cook on the trail without being overwhelmed. Kirk and… Continue reading Monday Special: Freezer Bag Cooking Vol. 1
So what are some of my favorite recipes I have come up with over the years? Sarah tested and approved! I'd say I probably have at least 100 favorite recipes, but these are 10 of my really favorite ones. Enjoy! Maple Lemonade Cheesy Bacon Grits Dry Cream of Mushroom Soup Mix Asian Chicken Slaw Wraps… Continue reading Sarah’s Ten All Time Favorite Recipes
A long time ago there was a lady who loved hiking and backpacking. But she was overwhelmed at the time by hiking so often, she couldn't afford (and didn't even like) commercial freeze-dried meals. She had heard of a method where you made your own meals and prepped them in freezer bags (which came to… Continue reading Top Five Easy Freezer Bag Cooking Recipes