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… Continue reading Love Couscous? Looking For Recipes?
Over the years we have gotten many emails asking for meal ideas for late fall trips that fall on or near Thanksgiving weekend. A couple dfferent ways to have a great dinner on the trail in late fall are below, ranging from very simple to more elaborate. You can pick and choose of course, some… Continue reading Thanksgiving On The Trail Recipes Galore
Chia Seeds have gone from a child's novelty to a "super food" in the past few years. If you haven't tried them, they work well in recipes ranging from energy bars, to shakes, to even dessert! Chia Desserts? Yes. It might take some getting used to, I won't lie, but it is a fun thing… Continue reading Reader Recipes: Chia Desserts
Freeze-Dried Buttered Sweet Corn takes what is possibly the most boring freeze-dried veggie, and takes it to this amazing level. Is it the quality of the corn? Unlike some brands, the corn is bright and not washed out. It is snappy between the teeth (not limp and sad). But oh the flavor. Yeah, it really… Continue reading Food Find: Freeze-Dried Buttered Sweet Corn & Recipes
Legumes can be overwhelming to those not used to eating them - from the texture to taste, but lentils seem to make most anyone happy. I love the earthy taste, but also how small they are. They rehydrate quickly and can go into hot or cold dishes. Tips? You must cook the lentils in advance… Continue reading Lentil Recipes