With our youngest son’s severe food allergies, I am always searching for new ideas and was recently inspired by The Allergy-Free Pantry: Make Your Own Staples, Snacks, and More Without Wheat, Gluten, Dairy, Eggs, Soy or Nuts, and found myself cooking non-stop. Not only did the little one enjoy it all, so did everyone else. […]
A well stocked ‘hiker’s pantry’ makes the job of meal planning a lot easier, but is also a smart idea for at home use as well. Store your mixes in glass mason jars, and most will stay fresh for up to a year (and often longer), although if a mix contains nuts (which one below […]
You are a hiker who likes the finer things in life, even if it means packing in wine in your backpack. You want fresh foods. You are there for the views, the company, the fresh air. Yes, it might only have been a 3 mile hike in, but your classical music is playing softly, your […]
Memorial Day Weekend is coming up this week – and that means it is the “official” start to backpacking season, no? But you say….I’m too busy to go pack food. I hear I can go to Costco and buy a bin of freeze-dried meals. Or…I’ll survive on ramen. Or a stack of flour tortillas and […]
While out this week I saw something that caught my eye. It is a new line called “Simply Cocoa”, touting the new line of natural drink mixes. It is better than most sold in the instant cocoa aisle but you still have the limitation of not being able to control what kind of cocoa, sugar […]
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 […]