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 […]
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 […]
Do you love using the (very) convenient packets of tuna and salmon? Looking for some new ideas, beyond wraps or eating out of the bag? 10 One Pot Tuna & Salmon Recipes – get inspired and eat well! Italian Tuna Angel Hair: Pesto Salmon Pasta: Tuna and Veggie Rice Pilaf: Artichoke Salmon Pasta: Spicy Tuna […]
A long time ago, I had a thing for creating trash-eroles. Nothing like emulating the foods I grew up – trash casseroles made with canned cream o’ soups and smothered in tater chips. I had a blast making these for trail time…. There was also a time, before the days of Minimus, when getting single […]
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 […]