Somehow, when backpacking, around day 2 to 3, conversation and mental day dreaming seems to end up centered on carby, cheesy foods. Especially pizza. There is something about the bread, cheese piled on, warm sauce and toppings.... Maybe with a cold beer? Well, for me it's an ice-cold ice tea. I can help you with… Continue reading Craving Pizza While Backpacking?
Hiking Free: Allergy Friendly Recipes For The Outdoors is our newest trail cookbook and was just released. This cookbook was inspired by our youngest son Alistaire who has severe food allergies, and our many readers who have reached out for help with dietary needs. 110+ Recipes That Are Top 8 Allergen Free: No Gluten, Peanut, Tree… Continue reading Our Newest Book: Hiking Free
Thanksgiving in the outdoors is a huge fantasy for many: escape the crowds, family that drives you crazy, commercialism and everything else. Maybe you want to try backpacking over the long weekend (it's usually really quiet out!) or you want to sneak away to a cabin, having easy recipes really helps. You can have the… Continue reading Thanksgiving In The Outdoors Inspiration
Some months my hard-working dehydrator runs often, other months it sits tucked away. This has been a busy period for it. It's time to fill the pantry back up, to replenish what I have used, but also to be prepared for winter and power outages. Pasta is the item I dry the most of, outside… Continue reading On The Dehydrator
Dry mixes are the base to many meals when cooking in the outdoors. When layed out, planning doesn't have to be hard: a mix of protein/carbs/fat and some flavoring. It's easy to take pasta, rice, potatoes, even quinoa, and make it tasty if you have the right dry mix to add. Most of these were… Continue reading Trail Cooking 101: Dry Mixes