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

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Meal Review: Ukrainian Borscht

Nomad Nutrition caught my eye with their Ukrainian Borscht. Let's put it this way....have you ever seen borscht sold as a backcountry meal? I'm going to hedge most of my readers didn't grow up eating borscht in their homes, much less on the trail. I did, my Mom loved making big pots of it that… Continue reading Meal Review: Ukrainian Borscht

Hiking · Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Day Tripping At Mount Baker

It's a long drive to hike around Mount Baker, from the Heather Meadows side, via Hwy 542, from where ever you are. We took I-5 to Bellingham, then onto Hwy 542, to the end of the road, which this year is Heather Meadows. The road past it is gated, and was not cleared of snow… Continue reading Local Adventures: Day Tripping At Mount Baker

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

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