Trail Cooking

How To Make Rice Couscous

This recipe has a bit of a background. Recently a reader, Jonathan S., sent me an email with a recipe adaptation of one our recipes he did. Not only did I go and make a couple versions of his idea, I realized I had over looked a game changer in trailcooking recipes. And what is… Continue reading How To Make Rice Couscous

Trail Cooking

Comfort Food Recipes: Fried Egg over Savory Rice

If one wanders the food section at REI it can literally be overwhelming. Brightly splashed mylar packages, promising gourmet adventures. The ingredient lists are long these days, often touting 30 or more items, with plenty of spices now added. Which isn't a bad thing, at least it isn't like it was 20 years ago when… Continue reading Comfort Food Recipes: Fried Egg over Savory Rice

Trail Cooking

Menu For A Day

Summer is winding down and the days are getting noticeably shorter. Comfort food is on the menu, and well, the chilly temperatures can let you eat a bit more of the good stuff! In Your Face Morning Mochas Because you don't have a Starbucks nearby. And if you do, you didn't hike far enough. Carrot… Continue reading Menu For A Day

Trail Cooking

Revisiting Cheesy Rice

When our oldest son was young, his favorite trail recipe was Cheesy Rice. Kid wanted that every dinner, no matter the trip. The benefit was I never had to argue or beg him to eat. I figured as long as he was eating, that was all that mattered. I could usually talk him into adding… Continue reading Revisiting Cheesy Rice

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Revisiting the Edamame Noodle Bowl

A few years back I created a noodle bowl, the Edamame Noodle Bowl. I updated the recipe today, to reflect some products I enjoy using. New products have come out since this recipe was created, and the choices for ingredients for backpacking meals have never been this large, or so easily attainable! The story of… Continue reading Revisiting the Edamame Noodle Bowl