Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

Sarah Kirkconnell (sarbar) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale In the shadow of Mt. Rainier
About Me Love to hike, backpack, snowshoe, cook and 4 wheel. If it is outdoors, I am happy! Love hiking most, preferably with a light pack and a sunny alpine meadow ahead of me.
My husband and I run www.freezerbagcooking.com / www.trailcooking.com and our frequently updated blog at www.blog.trailcooking.com as well as my personal blog www.gazingin.com
We are the authors of 3 outdoor cookbooks and the people behind FBC.
CityKing County
StateWA
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://www.trailcooking.com

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Sarah Kirkconnell

Showing 1 - 10 of 4431 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ...444
 

Post

Forum » Thread

Re: cozy thanksgiving
Lol...I have taken scraps of Insul-Bright to do that actually....

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » cozy thanksgiving
November 27, 11:45pm

Elaborate?
I don't think my take on it is elaborate but yeah...others here do overthink it ;-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 20, 5:31pm

Thank you!
Thanks for having included me all these weeks - a lot of you come over and read my stuff :-) Much appreciated!

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 4
November 20, 11:34am

Re: Can anyone help a new self published author out?
Or a bit more helpful would be "Keep writing. It can get better with time." Seriously on that! Years of work teaches a lot for anything - be it writing, photography, and so on. Don't ...

In On the Web » Wanna help a new self published author out?
November 19, 3:24pm

Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
Crackers and chips have a purpose that is easily overlooked: to satisfy that "crunch" craving. So much food for hiking is soft or really chewy. But not crunchy. It also provides easy to u...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 19, 3:14pm

Re: Can anyone help a new self published author out?
Ahem boys, lets not rag on people for "self-publishing". It isn't some kind of STD these days. It is actually considered kind of normal now. Especially for bloggers. <--------Th...

In On the Web » Wanna help a new self published author out?
November 19, 8:58am

Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
250 calories per hour? Honestly, I don't count. I eat when hungry. I eat before I get the shakes. I don't eat heavy bars while moving - they sit in my stomach like a lead brick (I can ea...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 19, 8:48am

Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
For me, the key is salty food + potassium + water. It doesn't have to be tater chips (I happen to like them is why). Anything salty that your body can handle is fine. Plus some dried fruit for ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 18, 7:40pm

Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
I'd have to prop up my eyelids on some of those studies. Boys? Don't be so engineer-y. Don't overthink it. Carry a wide variety of foods and know if meds you take make it so you abso...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 17, 3:27pm

Re: Anyone instagram
http://instagram.com/sarahkirkconnell Joe, I'll go follow you! *Not all my photos are outdoor - I showcase food, my kids and my suburban homesteading as well :-)

In Chaff » Anyone instagram
November 12, 9:50pm

All Reader Reviews by Sarah Kirkconnell

Showing 1 - 10 of 26 | Page: 1 2 3
 

Review

Category

Maruchan Ramen
I use the noodles as a base. If you use them as "instant pasta" you will have fast and easy meals. I take the ramen block and 1/4 cup of freeze dried vegetables, then cover with boiling wate...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
September 08, 8:56am

Guyot Designs Firefly
I picked up a Firefly a couple weeks ago on a whim. I figured it would be a fun toy, and maybe make the one Lexan bottle I carry a bit more multi purpose. I tried it out recently. (it was used on a s...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
March 18, 10:16pm

Luna Bars Sunrise
As noted, I am not a fan normally of "energy bars". But, Sunrise Luna Bars are very, very good! Aimed at women, and designed for breakfast, they are good anytime of the day. They are ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
March 10, 11:25pm

Jocalat bars (by Larabar) Chocolate
Recently I was sent an entire box of Larabars from the company, with every flavor in it. It had in it all the JOCALAT bars also. I love Larabars already, and the JOCALAT ones? Even more. The coffee fl...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
March 07, 4:59pm

Garmin Foretrex 201
My husband bought me one for this years Christmas. I wondered how much I would like or hate it. After having around a month to play with it, I can say I love it! It took me awhile to figure out...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
January 20, 9:02am

Laura's Wholesome Junk Food All Flavors
I found http://www.lauraswholesomejunkfood.com/ at a local organic grocery in my town, and fell in love with them. They come in 7 ounce tubs, with a long shelf life. They can be easily repackaged ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
January 09, 10:46pm

Fantastic Foods Instant Black and Brown Beans
I have been using FF's instant beans for at least 10 years now. A box stretches out and makes a couple meals on the trail. For use in burritos, bean dips and soups/chowders they are great. The ...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
January 07, 10:10pm

Just Tomatoes Just Veggies
You can find the Just Tomato line at most REI's, in natural food stores and online, thru their website, www.justtomatoes.com. My favorite product by them is their Just Veggies blend. It comes i...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
January 07, 10:04pm

Kelty Illusion, Women's
I bought my Illusion when it came out, in 2004. For the most part, it is my winter and hauler pack when I need space. The pack is 3500 ci, and weighs in at the advertised weight of 3 lbs 6 ounces....

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 07, 9:00pm

Mountain Safety Research (MSR)
MSR's customer service, along with their parent company, Cascade Designs, has fantastic customer service. They warrantied a Sweetwater filter that started blowing water out of the side (the one th...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 13, 10:42pm