Trail Cooking

Shrimp Stir-fry

This isn't a meal for ultralight trips, or those who only own a small pot to boil water in. It's a great meal for showing off, on short trips, car camping, at a cabin....you get the idea. It's isn't that the meal is heavy. It's not, thanks to using mostly freeze-dried ingredients, but rather you… Continue reading Shrimp Stir-fry

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FBC Meals: Cheddary Beef & Tomato Casserole

An easy FBC (Freezer Bag Cooking) recipe for the trail, it's not heavy on the meat, but has enough for the flavor and protein. If you want to add more, just increase the water 1:1. The ingredients. Vac sealed for shelf life. Cheddary Beef & Tomato Casserole In a quart freezer bag: 1 cup instant… Continue reading FBC Meals: Cheddary Beef & Tomato Casserole

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Hiker’s Primavera Pasta

Take an average box of mac & cheese and make it into a satisfying meal. Lots of veggies and chicken add fiber and protein to it. Dry ingredients. Sealed and ready to take. Hiker's Primavera Pasta 1 box white cheddar mac & cheese ¼ cup freeze-dried chicken ¼ cup freeze-dried peas ¼ cup freeze-dried corn… Continue reading Hiker’s Primavera Pasta

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Beef Curry Bowl Revisited

This recipe was originally done years ago for the Washington Trails Association (Wa Trails) magazine column we wrote on trail food/recipes. I have updated it a bit, and changed the meat out from jerky to freeze-dried beef. Ingredients ready to go. Packed and ready to have on hand (the noodles are kept separate). They don't… Continue reading Beef Curry Bowl Revisited

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FBC Recipe: Curry Pepper Corn

Curry Pepper Corn is a side dish that can be served over rice or tossed with pasta for a filling vegetarian meal (vegan if you use coconut milk powder). It's easily prepared Freezer Bag Cooking (FBC) method, or can be cooked up in a small (1.3 Liter and smaller pot). You can also use an… Continue reading FBC Recipe: Curry Pepper Corn