In The News

Articles, Podcast, Books & Mentions of our works at Trail Cooking:

Allergic Living Book review (Spring 2018)

Camping Meals 101 via KSL


Recipes and Tips for Allergic Hikers


Top 25 Hiking Blogs of 2018


Hiking the Wonderland Trail: The Complete Guide to Mount Rainier’s Premier Trail By Tami Asars. Mentioned in “Recommended Reads” section.

28 Tasty Foods and Snacks to Pack on a Backpacking Trip


Backpacking Washington: Overnight and Multi-Day Routes By Craig Romano, page 290.


Backpacker Magazine, March 2011. Pages 52-53, “Field Test Camp Cookware” by Sarah


Backpacker Magazine, December 2007. “Be An Ultralight Gourmet” article.


Backpacker Magazine’s ‘The Ultralight Handbook” Pages 5-8. (PDF)


Backpacker Magazine, January 2011, Page 20, tip from Sarah.


In Resources: Mountain Travel & Rescue: National Ski Patrol’s Manual for Mountain Rescue, 2nd Ed


Sex in a Tent: A Wild Couple’s Guide to Getting Naughty in Nature Our website and book are featured on pages 65-66 & 160 of Michelle Waitzman’s book.


The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Backpacking and Hiking Listed in Resources; Books.


Sarah wrote the Trail Eats column for Washington Trails Association’s magazine, Washington Trails, for a few years.


Mountaineers Magazine, March/April 2011, page 27, our “Pizza In A Pot” recipe was featured.


Mountaineers Magazine, July/August 2011, Page 17 mention of our cookbook.

Even more:

Seattle Natural Selection came to a presentation in Seattle in June 2010 and wrote about it.

Dressed In Dirt reviews a recipe of ours.

The Mad Backpacker reviews our book.

Out There Monthly Magazine May 2009.

Justin’s Nut Butters – Click on the PDF for Double Peanut Noodles by Sarah Kirkconnell.

Make Zine mentioned us in their blog.

Great Backcountry Grub – Article in Out There Monthly.

Ashland Daily Tidings newspaper.

Finding Dulcinea. Mentioned in article on hiking & backpacking.

The Epi-Log on Mentioned in The Best Camping And Backpacking Food article.

Top Self Publishing Firms: How Writers Get Published, Sell More Books, and Rise to the Top: and Make Money Working from Home with the Best Print On Demand Self-Publishing Companies Mentioned a couple times in reference to successful book publishing.

WTA Trails Fest 2008. Article on our cooking presentation for Trails Fest 2008.

Gear Chick by Kristin Hostetter of Backpacker Magazine.

JPFreek Adventure Magazine. In their food section on page 20. (Flash Site)

Deseret News. Mentioned in their article on “It’s In The Bag”. Sara Oldroyd of Salt Lake County’s Utah State University Extension teaches classes on FBC style cooking, using many of our techniques.

AT Hiking Podcast: Episode 4. Podcast on our book, website along with “Toothless” talking about his favorites.

SouthEastern Backpackers Podcast. We are talked about around 40 minutes in.

Make Your Own Gorp article in the Seattle P-I newspaper. A nice mention of our website at the end!


WTA Make Your Own Backcountry Food A number of our recipes were included in the May 2006 WTA Magazine. (PDF file)

Vendor/Speaker at outdoor oriented appearances –

WTA Trails Fest Vendor & Speaker in 2008:


WTA Trails Fest Vendor & Speaker in 2009:


Presentation in REI sponsored booth:


PCTA Trails Fest Vendor in 2007

PCTA Trails Fest Vendor & Speaker in 2009:


(With a long-time reader!)

REI stores: many presentations at various stores including Flagship Seattle, on outdoor cooking and food as related to backpacking.


Women’s Hiking Class Leader –


In the early 2000′s I led a number of classes for an adult education program (that is me in the middle, with the vest on).