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Backpacking Gourmet: Wood-fired Backcountry Pizza

Okay Okay, so I may be exaggerating on the wood fired bit, but I’ve always been lucky enough to cook these pizzas over a campfire so I let my imagination get the best of me there.   550 more words


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Pocket Coffee Espresso

I came across these this past weekend at Whole Foods and let me tell you, these little delights pack a punch. When I think of these, I am thinking of those mornings when conditions just don’t allow you to get out the cookware. 52 more words


Food Interlude - BHT: 1/1/16

Five years ago, I managed to cook a pair of 8 oz fillets on 2nd night of a backpacking trip.   You can read about it here. 394 more words


Beef BBQ Wrap

Enjoy the big and bold flavor of beef your next trip out! This easy recipe has very little prep work required at home and has a tangy flavor of BBQ sauce with the crunch of cabbage. 171 more words

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The Backpacker's Pantry: Part 1

The Ingredients: Meat

I eat fairly healthy, but admit to having foods along on my trips that I don’t normally eat at home. Some of these foods I am trying to modify into healthier, less processed versions of their former selves and you will see the process here as that is half of what this blog is about; experiments. 922 more words

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Thanksgiving to Go!

‘Tis the season, but this recipe is one I pack almost every trip. Right now, being the holiday season, is a good time to stock up on instant mashed potatoes and stuffing mix and throw some extras in your backpacker pantry. 231 more words

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One of my favorite dinners on the trail is also one of the easiest. Tortellini can be served in a variety of ways, so even if you have it twice in a five day trip, it won’t be boring. 341 more words

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