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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

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Backpacking Meals Review: Trailtopia Pasta Dishes

Trailtopia was a brand of backpacking meals I had overlooked until recently. I picked up two pasta dishes to check them out and see how they were. The company sells a breakfast line, hot lunches, dinners and desserts. The lunch meals picked my interest me as they serve 1 person. I became a fan of… Continue reading Backpacking Meals Review: Trailtopia Pasta Dishes

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Backpacking Desserts: Freeze-Dried Ice Cream Roundup

Over the years I have tried and reviewed many freeze-dried/instant desserts while backpacking. Most have come up...rather lacking. They are often just weird textured, and too sweet (yes, too sweet even for my sweet tooth can be a thing). It's not shocking that the big companies have trimmed down their dessert selections, I can't imagine… Continue reading Backpacking Desserts: Freeze-Dried Ice Cream Roundup