I was out shopping this week for something pretty boring for a recipe I wanted to make. Dried apple slices. Yet....I couldn't even find them! I was in an average supermarket, with a decent sized dried fruit section. There were no apples at all. Not even an empty section for them. Lots of cherries, prunes,… Continue reading Food Review: Augason Farms Dehydrated Apple Slices
If you want to eat your best in the wilderness, having a well stocked hiker pantry goes far. Being able to grab what you need, and make the meals, means you are less likely to buy prepackaged meals...or eat a bowl of ramen on the trail. Having it well stocked means you can make alllll… Continue reading Thrive Life Black Friday Sale: Stock Your Hiker Pantry!
Reviewing this commercial meal from Backpacker's Pantry got me to thinking of making my own version of the meal - that recipe is coming soon to TrailCooking. The reason is this meal carries the dreaded "contains a bioengineered food ingredient". It most likely comes in the form of corn, possibly in the corn starch in… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Chicken Risotto
If you are a vegetarian and love pasta, these 2 meals will be welcome choices, should you be looking for an easy to grab meal to take along. Both are quite tasty, and are single serving bags. Neither are heavy on the stomach, which often pasta meals can be. Both meals are easy to prep,… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: 2 Vegetarian Single Serving Backpacker’s Pantry Pasta Meals
I will be upfront in this review. I didn't particularly care for the new Thrive Life Beef Pot Roast freeze-dried meal. There was a couple reasons, and while I couldn't get past them, for others this may not be an issue. I have my own set taste and textures I enjoy, which are unique to… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Beef Pot Roast