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Time Tested Backpacking Kitchen Gear

There was a time when I flittered from stove to stove, always searching for the newest. I had a new cookset every spring. And I reviewed a lot back then, often having been sent kit after kit to try out - and to review (hopefully). I had Rubbermaid bins of gear stacked up. When we… Continue reading Time Tested Backpacking Kitchen Gear

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Backpacking Meal Review: Pizza Margherita Wrap

Only needing a small amount of warm water and a short sit time, the Pizza Margherita kit from Packitgourmet is an easy lunch or dinner, served in tortillas or on crusty french bread. We took it a step up, and served it over warm rice, to make a filling meal. Prepare 1 cup instant rice… Continue reading Backpacking Meal Review: Pizza Margherita Wrap

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

1Eatz Egg Kit Review

A Facebook ad led me to 1Eatz, for a sampler pack of all their flavors. For $13.50 I got 5 flavors to try out. The concept is neat. Each tiny packet is .3 of an ounce, and is a mix of dried vegetables, butter and salt. You can use these packets in a lot of… Continue reading 1Eatz Egg Kit Review

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

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