This easy FBC (Freezer Bag Cooking) recipe comes from page 160 of Trail Cooking: Trail Good Made Gourmet. The recipe includes FBC and One Pot directions. Is ti a savory breakfast? Or is it dinner? It can be either! It's gluten-free and vegetarian as well. Instant Double Corn Polenta In a quart freezer or sandwich… Continue reading Trail Recipes: Instant Double Corn Polenta
Kirk and I were talking about it recently about how much having a Harvest Right Freeze-Dryer changed how we view food, and food waste. I held out the longest of us in buying our unit. The cost is what held me back. It IS a major appliance purchase. It's not like buying a food dehydrator,… Continue reading Freeze-Drying The Holidays
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!
I was trying for a risotto when I dreamed this recipe up, but it ended up as a pilaf. And that is OK, it was still a tasty recipe. It's a filling recipe, and is gluten-free. This trail meal is both FBC (Freezer Bag Cooking) and one pot method friendly. I call for in this… Continue reading New FBC Recipe: Chicken and Vegetable Rice
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