Hiking · Local Adventures

A Morning In The Sun

The boys and I went to Fort Casey State Park, in central Whidbey Island for a few hours for the sunshine and easy walking. We got there early to avoid crowds and had easy parking. Most of the crowd runs to the fort immediately, but if one just walks a bit farther, the area can… Continue reading A Morning In The Sun

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Trail Cooking

Easy Teriyaki Chicken Rice

Looking for ideas to use the chicken pouches I talked about recently, I pulled a quick and easy recipe together using the teriyaki flavor. Is it gourmet? Not really. But it is tasty and fills one up quickly and has plenty of protein and veggies. It is both one pot and FBC friendly for cooking.… Continue reading Easy Teriyaki Chicken Rice

Food Finds

Food Find: Single Serving Chicken Packets

Awhile back a reader clued me into a new line and I set out to find it. For those who miss single serving packets of chicken you can now find it in many grocery stores, and more so...it is flavored and ready to add to favorite meals. I got blessed with a bogo offer at… Continue reading Food Find: Single Serving Chicken Packets

Trail Cooking

One Pot Backpacking Fried Rice

After the last fried rice recipe I had a reader ask me about a fried rice recipe they had seen on REI's blog. So I set about to work on the recipe and see if I could work on improving it. I didn't use freeze dried eggs because I prefer fresh (it's all the chicken… Continue reading One Pot Backpacking Fried Rice

Hiking · Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Hammons Family Farm Preserve

Looking at areas where we hadn't visited, I found Hammons Family Farm Preserve on the south end of Whidbey Island. It's a hard one to find, in that you will blast right by the driveway. The signage is small and doesn't face the road. It is set back from the road, so just as you… Continue reading Local Adventures: Hammons Family Farm Preserve