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Snickerdoodle Muffins

The boys loved these snickerdoodle muffins, as I was stocking up the freezer for lunches, as spring break was nearly over. Snickerdoodle Muffins Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp cream of tartar 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp fine sea salt 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature ¾ cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs,… Continue reading Snickerdoodle Muffins

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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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Frozen Orange Frappe

If you are feeling sick, especially with a head cold or sinus infection, nothing feels/tastes as good as fresh squeezed orange juice. Add in ice, and it's like a milkshake that is easy on the body to sip. I made these for Kirk last week while he fought a bug that sapped his voice for… Continue reading Frozen Orange Frappe

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Applesauce Oat Bars

While the snow keeps falling (seriously, I am OK with it being done for the winter!) I was in the house most of the day yesterday baking. I was in the mood to bake old school, and these applesauce oat bars fit that perfectly. Applesauce Oat Bars Ingredients: 3 cups quick-cooking oats 1 cup all-purpose… Continue reading Applesauce Oat Bars