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Backpacking Meals: Beef Stroganoff Comparison and Reviews

Long ago in the dark ages of hiking and backpacking there were few choices for freeze-dried meals - in both brands and what you could even buy meal wise. Much of what was offered was American "classics" that were heavy on carbs, and what Boomers had grown up on. Which would make sense, considering the… Continue reading Backpacking Meals: Beef Stroganoff Comparison and Reviews

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Backpacking Meal Review: Packit Gourmet Santa Fe Breakfast Corn Pudding

Packit Gourmet's Santa Fe Breakfast Corn Pudding might be listed as breakfast, but it makes a great meal anytime of the day. It's not polenta, nor is it corn meal mush, instead it is a smooth and thick bowl of comfort food. Studded with fire roasted corn, green chilies and lots of cheddar jack cheese,… Continue reading Backpacking Meal Review: Packit Gourmet Santa Fe Breakfast Corn Pudding

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Backpacking Meal Review: Patagonia Provisions Organic Kamut® Khorasan Bulgur Wheat Meals

When I was in college there was a local natural food co-op in town. The deli was different....to 18 year old Sarah. This was before the connection was made that you could have both organic/natural dishes and that they could also taste awesome. Somehow the deli always served weird (to me then) salads made of… Continue reading Backpacking Meal Review: Patagonia Provisions Organic Kamut® Khorasan Bulgur Wheat Meals

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Freeze-Dried Yogurt Review

Years ago, when our boys were little I would often write about all the baby and toddler products I found. One was freeze-dried yogurt drops when they first came out on the market. The old blog was destroyed a couple years ago, by a mean spirited hacker. When I rebuilt TrailCooking, I left out all… Continue reading Freeze-Dried Yogurt Review

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Backpacking Meal Review: Firepot Bolognese

Firepot is a British company of backpacking meals. REI is where we sourced ours, to give them a review. Firepot will ship to the US, and they have the directions on this page (scroll to the bottom). REI carries 7 of the meals. Firepot meals are dehydrated, rather than freeze-dried, and are cooked in large… Continue reading Backpacking Meal Review: Firepot Bolognese