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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

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All Forum Posts by Sarah Kirkconnell

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Re: Cold Showers
My weirdo brother swims in Penn Cove, off of Whidbey Island two times a day and only takes the worst months off (Dec-Jan). His red blood cell count is what usually high performing athletes have - s...

In Chaff » Cold Showers
October 25, 2:52pm

Re:Boullion
http://www.gazingin.com/2012/11/20/i-get-inspired-by-you-all/ I just realized I had never posted this recipe on Trail Cooking (Gazing In is my at home blog). It is even better than the original ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Spice up my Chana Masala
October 23, 2:09pm

Re:Boullion
I am glad you like it! :-) It has been so nice to be able to add salt as I need it, not the other way around - and i can use sea salt :-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Spice up my Chana Masala
October 23, 2:05pm

Re: All these tiny places cause me to twitch
AHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!

In Chaff » Tiny house anyone?
October 23, 9:55am

Re: Fatten it up.
I have to agree with you - chickpeas are a sponge and suck everything up! Oil will help a lot :-) Also...coconut. Cause I love it.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Spice up my Chana Masala
October 23, 9:52am

Re: All these tiny places cause me to twitch
Lol Doug. ;-) Saves water as well!!

In Chaff » Tiny house anyone?
October 22, 8:05pm

Re:Boullion
It is easy to make your own :-) http://www.trailcooking.com/dry-mixes-seasonings/vegan-friendly-broth-powder/

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Spice up my Chana Masala
October 22, 7:58pm

All these tiny places cause me to twitch
If I was single with no children, I'd be OK with a studio place or a small 1 bedroom. But gah, no way do I want to live where my toilet is in my shower. You can all have that. I like my hous...

In Chaff » Tiny house anyone?
October 22, 4:10pm

Re: Looks great!
Thank you! :-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cinnamon Roll Pan Biscuits
October 22, 4:02pm

Re: Children's Sleeping Bag Recommendations
Ford used a TNF Tigger for many years. His younger brothers use Deuter bags that are now not made (thankfully I scored them last year for a song on clearance). I will NOT use down with kids under 8...

In GEAR » Children's Sleeping Bag Recommendations
October 16, 3:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Sarah Kirkconnell

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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