Trail Cooking

Easy Teriyaki Chicken Rice

Looking for ideas to use the chicken pouches I talked about recently, I pulled a quick and easy recipe together using the teriyaki flavor. Is it gourmet? Not really. But it is tasty and fills one up quickly and has plenty of protein and veggies. It is both one pot and FBC friendly for cooking.… Continue reading Easy Teriyaki Chicken Rice

Trail Cooking

FBC Rice Primavera

Alistaire and I made up a big batch of Rice Primavera for lunch during our Wednesday hike. It is vegetarian friendly and if you swap the Parmesan cheese for a plant based substitute, it is vegan as well. It is also gluten-free, and features hemp seeds instead of nuts for a tree nut free crunchy… Continue reading FBC Rice Primavera

Hiking · Trail Cooking

A Recipe and A Tale of Mentorship

Far too many years ago, when I was younger and still scared of the woods, I found solace in a regional hiking column, Hike Of The Week, written by Karen Sykes. Every Thursday I waited for the newspaper to show up at work, and I carefully slipped the outdoors section out of the Seattle P-I,… Continue reading A Recipe and A Tale of Mentorship

Trail Cooking

Spicy Cheese Polenta

The recipe for Spicy Cheese Polenta comes from Freezer Bag Cooking: Adventure Ready Recipes. It is a simple recipe that works on its own, or used as a base for a topping of choice. Serve it as prepared, or add in chicken to make it more filling. Spicy Cheese Polenta Ingredients: 2 packets instant grits… Continue reading Spicy Cheese Polenta

Trail Cooking

Breakfast Pumpkin Spice Rice

This recipe came out of an email from a reader, Jonathan S., of an adaptation he did of our Not So Basic Pumpkin Spice recipe. He brought up an interesting idea for a breakfast recipe, that we blogged about over the weekend, which is he processed the instant rice into smaller pieces. Adding to that,… Continue reading Breakfast Pumpkin Spice Rice