Trail Cooking

Backcountry Alfredo Pasta

With prep at home (by that I mean ordering a few staples) you can have an indulgent dry alfredo pasta mix to take on the trail. And it tastes like the real stuff, instead of the weak substitute that is sold in packets at the store. Both the heavy cream powder and the butter powder… Continue reading Backcountry Alfredo Pasta

Food Finds

Food Find: Ramen Express by Chef Woo

I had wandered by the Ramen Express by Chef Woo cups many times at Safeway in the ramen aisle, but finally caved and tried them recently. There are a couple of differences between Ramen Express and the more common "cup of noodles" we are used to. First, it isn't in a foam cup. Trash wise,… Continue reading Food Find: Ramen Express by Chef Woo

Trail Cooking

Trail Cooking Recipes: Tuna Bruschetta Pasta

Long ago, when I first started writing trail recipes I was always worried about writing splashy ones. I needed them to be exotic, with as many ingredients as I could add. But the thing is...the comfort food recipes are the favorites in the end. Those are the ones our readers go to first. This one… Continue reading Trail Cooking Recipes: Tuna Bruschetta Pasta

Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Libbey Beach Park

The last time I had visited Libbey Beach Park was I think right before we graduated high school. So....it's been a bit. I never went back because I wasn't a fan of the road down to the beach back then. It was narrow and steep. But yesterday while driving home I was in the mood… Continue reading Local Adventures: Libbey Beach Park

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

When The Meal Lasts Longer Than The Listing

The other week I was going through items that we had moved in 2018 when we moved to our current place. One was a reward of extra freeze dried meals I had long forgotten about. I grabbed a couple to take on a hike and off we went. Well, once we got back home and… Continue reading When The Meal Lasts Longer Than The Listing