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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: Re: Peanut butter and FBC
The problem is the PB is a "liquid", so must be kept separate. Now then, as mentioned by another, peanut powder would work (such as PB2). It is defatted peanuts, that are ground up and is...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Peanut butter and FBC
March 24, 11:34pm

Re: Peanut butter and FBC
Buy packets! Peanut Butter is almost all fat - so you want to keep it fresh :-) http://www.minimus.biz/Spreads.aspx Minimus carries a lot!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Peanut butter and FBC
March 24, 6:33pm

Re: hey ladies
Now all I wanna hear is that song ;-) Off to the time sucker called YouTube ;-)

In Chaff » Hey Ladies…
March 19, 4:46pm

Re: Only if the jammies match the slippers
;-) I see this all the time. I'm like "It's 10 am....you can't even put on shoes and a pair of pants?" ;-)

In Chaff » Now I've Seen it All! (and maybe this will provide a good distraction from other flame-outs in Chaff...)
March 15, 4:17pm

To whom it involves
For those who missed it: Yes, this person DID talk to me. It was not a random calling. They asked for me directly and attempted to shame me - and yes, mentioned the thread (my comment? Pot calli...

In Chaff » PSA: How To Annoy A Mom on BPL
March 14, 3:04pm

Re: Huh?
Yes. They told me who they were. And exactly why they were miffed. And then ranted on...even after I told them twice they had woken me up and it was after midnight. I didn't name names here to ...

In Chaff » PSA: How To Annoy A Mom on BPL
March 14, 11:51am

Re: PSA: How To Annoy A Mom on BPL
Does that work on cell phones? :-( I remember using that on on my home phone though, back in the day!!

In Chaff » PSA: How To Annoy A Mom on BPL
March 14, 10:37am

Re: Tetris
Use those Tetris skillz ;-)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you use to carry food?
March 14, 10:36am

Re: Re: Re: Proud of my fellow BPLrs.
And I just got a phone call from a blocked number a minute ago as well. Not sure if connected, I ignored it. Voicemail awaits.

In Chaff » Proud of my fellow BPLrs.
March 14, 9:13am

Re: Squishy Squishy
It's all in how you pack your food - and what you carry :-) For example, when I do carry delicate food, such as fruit, it rides in say a cookpot or mug. Otherwise 95% of my food is crush resist...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you use to carry food?
March 14, 9:07am

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