Trail Cooking

Chicken Green Bean Mac & Cheese

Simple meals go far in cold weather. It doesn't mean they need to be boring though. A few extra ingredients go far to liven up a box of mac and cheese. Chicken Green Bean Mac & Cheese Ingredients: 6-ounce box organic mac n’ cheese 1/3 cup freeze-dried green beans ¼ cup shelf stable parmesan cheese*… Continue reading Chicken Green Bean Mac & Cheese

Local Adventures · Trail Cooking

The Olympic Mountains and Asian Inspired Chicken & Veggies

Sometimes there are stories behind recipes and this is one of them. I had finally dialed in how to cook pasta that didn't need to be drained, and could be done in a smaller pot. My first successful recipe for this one pot method was Asian Inspired Chicken & Veggies. We packed up our gear… Continue reading The Olympic Mountains and Asian Inspired Chicken & Veggies

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Breakfast Pumpkin Spice Rice

This recipe came out of an email from a reader, Jonathan S., of an adaptation he did of our Not So Basic Pumpkin Spice recipe. He brought up an interesting idea for a breakfast recipe, that we blogged about over the weekend, which is he processed the instant rice into smaller pieces. Adding to that,… Continue reading Breakfast Pumpkin Spice Rice

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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

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One Pot Meal: Herbed Pasta de Provence

A favorite recipe of mine for hiking is Herbed Pasta de Provence, an herb and cheese tossed pasta designed for the mushroom lovers. I worked on the recipe that has been a Trailcooking staple, to make it a bigger serving, for two people. This recipe is very easy to adapt to make for a family… Continue reading One Pot Meal: Herbed Pasta de Provence