Trail Cooking

Grizz’s BBQ Bowl Revisited

The original recipe was given to us by Perry, a hiker who I ended up meeting far later on in person at a blogger convention. He shared some of his go-to recipes (he was a chef) that he'd take with him on hiking trips. So the original dates back close to the start of the… Continue reading Grizz’s BBQ Bowl Revisited

Trail Cooking

FBC Recipe: Corn Chowder

It's winter and to me that is warm soups. Not just for backpacking either, day trips are worth the bringing of gear along - a small stove, small pot and a meal to prep. You'll get hydrated and warmed up for the return trip back to the car. Directions for both FBC (Freezer Bag Cooking)… Continue reading FBC Recipe: Corn Chowder

Trail Cooking

Herb Beef with Mushroom Gravy Revisited

Herb Beef with Mushroom Gravy was an early recipe on Freezer Bag Cooking (which became TrailCooking). It's fun to come back to these old recipes that didn't have photos, and also upgrade the ingredients used. There are so many more choices with ingredients than there was 15 to 20 years ago. The recipe was a… Continue reading Herb Beef with Mushroom Gravy Revisited

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Cold Day Chicken Rice

I was thinking of a meal to eat recently, on a cold afternoon. That would fill me up but not leave me tired after eating. Rice doesn't bog me down like pasta. Some chicken, celery, onion, gravy mix and then I drizzled tart cranberry sauce on at the end. It filled me up and gave… Continue reading Cold Day Chicken Rice

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Creamy Beef with Rotini Pasta

Thrive Life Creamy Beef with Rotini Pasta is a new meal this past month to the lineup of hiker-friendly meals that is coming out for sale. The price for each bag is $17.07 for retail, if you buy using Monthly Delivery it takes it down to $14.51 a bag. The meal has a 20 year… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Creamy Beef with Rotini Pasta