Trail Cooking

One Pot Backpacking Fried Rice

After the last fried rice recipe I had a reader ask me about a fried rice recipe they had seen on REI's blog. So I set about to work on the recipe and see if I could work on improving it. I didn't use freeze dried eggs because I prefer fresh (it's all the chicken… Continue reading One Pot Backpacking Fried Rice

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Trail Cooking

One Pot Fried Rice

Spam is a trail food that you either despise and gag at, or well...enjoy. The key to loving it is it has to be pan fried. Eating it cold is nasty, I won't argue on that. You have to take a step forward and do the work for that "bacon-y" aroma. This recipe cheats and… Continue reading One Pot Fried Rice

Trail Cooking

Street Style Fish Tacos

With a lot of free time on my hands these days, if I am not on the farm or homeschooling, we are doing recipe development. I get the boys involved in it and let them run the stove and pans - might as well earn that Scout badge as fast as possible? I am trying… Continue reading Street Style Fish Tacos

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

Trail Cooking

Making Trail Mix At School

I volunteered this week at the boys' school for a new program combining nutrition and gym class.Part of it is involving the children in talking about food. First week up was making trail mix, and trying new flavors/textures outside of just eating candy/chocolate. I was impressed by the number of kindergartners I helped with that… Continue reading Making Trail Mix At School