Trail Cooking

Jerky & Vegetable Noodle Bowl

Ramen is pretty low class. It's also pretty nutritionally dismal. It is however comfort food that is easy to prep. When you use ramen, see it as the carb, and add in goodies to make it a worthy meal. This noodle bowl only takes a few more minutes of prep time than plain ramen, and… Continue reading Jerky & Vegetable Noodle Bowl

Advertisements
Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Simple Sensations by Mountain House

As the long time readers of Trailcooking well know....I don't have a love affair with the Mountain House brand. It was what drove me to developing hundreds and hundreds of recipes. For the first years of my backpacking I often had MH meals in my backpack, I ate them often 4 weekends a month. Then… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Simple Sensations by Mountain House

Trail Cooking

Dehydrating Kiwi Fruit Leather

I don't often make fruit leather because for the amount of fruit needed and the time required....it honestly is easier to simply buy it. Unless you are seeking out the more unusual flavors! Kiwi is not a fruit leather you will easily find in a grocery store. The recipe is open ended - use what… Continue reading Dehydrating Kiwi Fruit Leather

Hiking · Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Sand Dunes Trail

When I was 16, and we had moved to rural Whidbey Island the first trail I hiked in Deception Pass State Park (and of all of the Island) was the Sand Dunes Trail, which starts at the parking lot for West Beach & Cranberry Lake swimming area, at the bottom of the park. I am… Continue reading Local Adventures: Sand Dunes Trail

Hiking · Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Hoypus Point

Tucked away in the far Northwest corner of Whidbey Island sits a small remote section of Deception Pass State park, Hoypus Natural Forest. When I first lived on Whidbey Island I was 16, and we had moved to the island from a city. Due to a lot of upheaval in our lives, my Dad shut… Continue reading Local Adventures: Hoypus Point