Trail Cooking

How To Make Rice Couscous

This recipe has a bit of a background. Recently a reader, Jonathan S., sent me an email with a recipe adaptation of one our recipes he did. Not only did I go and make a couple versions of his idea, I realized I had over looked a game changer in trailcooking recipes. And what is… Continue reading How To Make Rice Couscous

Trail Cooking

Revisiting Italian Couscous

The recipe for Italian Couscous dates back to the mid 2000’s, it was one of the first 100 or so FBC (Freezer Bag Cooking) recipes I created. I did a re-do of it this week, making it a two serving recipe, but preparing it in a pot, instead of FBC. This way you can use… Continue reading Revisiting Italian Couscous

Fruity Couscous

Fruity Couscous Ingredients: 2⁄3 cup couscous 1⁄4 cup dried chopped pineapple 1⁄4 cup ground freeze-dried blueberries 2 Tbsp ground freeze-dried bananas 2 Tbsp brown or raw sugar 1⁄2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 Tbsp or 1 packet oil Instructions: At home pack everything but the oil in a quart freezer or sandwich bag. Pack the oil… Continue reading Fruity Couscous

Italian Couscous

Italian Couscous Ingredients: 1/3 cup couscous ¼ cup shelf stable parmesan cheese 1 Tbsp diced dried onion ¼ tsp dried basil ¼ tsp dried oregano ¼ tsp ground black pepper 1 pinch salt ¼ cup freeze dried vegetable blend 1 can 3 to 5-ounces chicken, with pop top Instructions: At home pack the dry ingredients in a quart freezer or… Continue reading Italian Couscous

Cheesy Couscous

Cheesy Couscous Ingredients: 1⁄2 cup couscous (whole wheat or regular) 3 Tbsp cheese sauce powder 1 Tbsp dry milk 1⁄4 tsp fine sea or kosher salt Instructions: At home package everything in a quart freezer or sandwich bag, depending on method used. FBC method: Add 1 cup near boiling water to the freezer bag. Stir… Continue reading Cheesy Couscous