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Trail Eats: Fried Egg over Savory Rice

There is a simple lunch I sometimes have. To me it is beyond comfort food. A bed of savory rice, topped with a crispy fried egg, preferably with a bit of yolk still left, so it can mingle with the rice. It is quite easily made while hiking. Well…if you don’t mind doing a little… Continue reading Trail Eats: Fried Egg over Savory Rice

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Trail Eats: Pasta Primavera

A favorite recipe, a carb-fest, is from Trail Cooking: Trail Food Made Gourmet, on page 203. It's a tasty vegetarian pasta dish that pulls together quickly - and is perfect for hiking, backpacking, camping and even long-term food prepping (you can store it in a mason jar for long-term). Pasta Primavera In a quart freezer… Continue reading Trail Eats: Pasta Primavera

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Vegan Coconut Hot Cocoa Mix

Vegan hot cocoa need not be a commercial mix of scary ingredients. You can make up a batch with 3 simple ingredients, and have plenty to have on hand, stashed in a mason jar. Even though we don't follow a vegan diet in our home, I prefer plant-based options whenever I can. I love the… Continue reading Vegan Coconut Hot Cocoa Mix

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Two Backpacking and Prepping Pasta Recipes

A few years back I developed some recipes for a friend who did intensive backpacking trips yearly. He's now a climate scientist with a PhD who specializes in NASA research in Greenland. But then....he was spending his summers exploring Alaska, chasing a never before seen waterfall in the Olympic Mountains (he did find it, plot… Continue reading Two Backpacking and Prepping Pasta Recipes

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Maple Lemonade

Lemonade made with pure maple syrup is a treat to enjoy. Each of the recipes below makes a quart of lemonade, best enjoyed over large glass of ice, sipped slowly. Of course, if you have a sweet tooth you may want the lemonade sweeter. It is not as sweet as commercially made lemonade, and you… Continue reading Maple Lemonade