Trail Cooking

Breakfast Pumpkin Spice Rice

This recipe came out of an email from a reader, Jonathan S., of an adaptation he did of our Not So Basic Pumpkin Spice recipe. He brought up an interesting idea for a breakfast recipe, that we blogged about over the weekend, which is he processed the instant rice into smaller pieces. Adding to that,… Continue reading Breakfast Pumpkin Spice Rice

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

Hiking

Naches Peak Loop In Fall

When I first moved to King County, in Washington State, one of my first subalpine hikes in summer in the Cascades near Mount Rainier was Naches Peak Loop, at Chinook Pass on Hwy 410. I hiked it every year we lived in King County, from 2003 to 2017. My last hike of the loop was… Continue reading Naches Peak Loop In Fall

Trail Cooking

One Pot Meal: Herbed Pasta de Provence

A favorite recipe of mine for hiking is Herbed Pasta de Provence, an herb and cheese tossed pasta designed for the mushroom lovers. I worked on the recipe that has been a Trailcooking staple, to make it a bigger serving, for two people. This recipe is very easy to adapt to make for a family… Continue reading One Pot Meal: Herbed Pasta de Provence

Hiking

Hiking to Tolmie Peak

To experience Tolmie Peak one must rise before dawn, in the middle of Summer, as the wildflowers are wakening. Sometime in mid to late July. The drive is long no matter which direction you come from, as you must drive hwy 165, which is a winding 2 lane road that then turns into a 2-ish… Continue reading Hiking to Tolmie Peak