Gear · Trail Cooking

First Look: Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Review

After a lot of talking it over, and justifying it, we picked up a Harvest Right Freeze Dryer awhile back. When at home freeze-dryer units started showing up a few years back I really questioned if it was worth buying one. I'd think to myself "for the initial cost we could buy a lot of… Continue reading First Look: Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Review

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Vegetable Pasta Primavera

Thrive Life has introduced two ready to go Freeze Dried Meals this month, with more to come. These are ready to make - rip the top and add boiling water. Both of the meals are on sale from August 26 to the 29th, until supplies run out. The Vegetable Pasta Primavera is on sale for… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Vegetable Pasta Primavera

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Cheesy Chicken

A few weeks ago Thrive Life announced a new line of products. Meals ready to go, with a 20 year shelf life. And as I saw the first photos I was smiling - these were backpacking meals! Big, huge backpacking meals, with both meat and vegetarian options. The first 2 meals went up for sale… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Cheesy Chicken

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Meal Review: Campfare Meals

I came across Campfare Meals due to a ad on social media and decided to try out 3 meals from them. Finally having a sunny (though chilly) day in the PNW, we got out for a hike and lunch. Watching the ferry cross the Salish Sea from Whidbey Island to Port Townsend, on the Quimper… Continue reading Meal Review: Campfare Meals

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Meal Reviews: 2 From Next Mile Meals

Two beef meals from Next Mile Meals, a brand that sells in the tiny niche for Keto followers (and happen to be gluten-free as well). Their line of freeze-dried meals is easy to prep, just requiring boiling water. Although I do recommend letting the meals sit for 15 minutes after adding the water, instead of… Continue reading Meal Reviews: 2 From Next Mile Meals