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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: On flour
Really? Er...oh....wait....I spend too much time at the Bob's Red Mill factory store. Lol. I use their WW pasty flour ALL the time. It is good stuff. Bob is an awesome man btw.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Does anyone have a "just add Water" muffin mix recipe?
August 13, 11:13am

You should
Dehydrating is simple, easy and you will eat better. Think about what you like at home, copy that for the trail :-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Paleo Recipes made with a Dehydrator?
August 12, 10:38pm

Thoughts
I have long known I don't feel good if I consume heavy amounts of protein during the day, while hiking. I'll eat a light amount of it in the morning - to fuel up - and a bit at lunch. I sav...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Looking to add protein to my backpacking diet
August 12, 6:10pm

Re: On eggs
Coarsely chopped up quick cooking oats, subbed in for about 1/8 to 1/4 of the flour works well :)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Does anyone have a "just add Water" muffin mix recipe?
August 12, 6:07pm

Re: On eggs
Eggs add binding as well. But...it is easy enough to work around that. Either take a base vegan recipe or use ground flaxseed (1 Tbsp ground flaxseed meal and 3 Tbsp cold water) for the egg.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Does anyone have a "just add Water" muffin mix recipe?
August 12, 2:47pm

Re: Re: Flyin' To Get High (Only if flyin' in OR though.....)
Crazy rules, right? Yeah, and the UL nightcap would not be legal on Federal lands here in Washington either. Still fascinating......

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » UL Nightcap (Only if you live in WA though.....)
August 08, 5:34pm

UL Nightcap (Only if you live in WA though.....)
It's the future. It's legal here. Fancy, Fair Trade cacao, made by a trained chocolatier.....I feel all fancy just looking at it ;-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » UL Nightcap (Only if you live in WA though.....)
August 08, 4:26pm

Re: Supermarket dehydrated soups and SODIUM!!!!
Eric, I know you probably have seen it but my Cream of Mushroom Soup mix is ultra low sodium if you use my dry broth mix in it :-) http://www.trailcooking.com/dry-mixes-seasonings/dry-cream-mus...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sticker Shock, need a new plan
August 08, 9:54am

Re: Trail Angel Dinner - Help me with Dinner Ideas
We found cheese and beer were mega popular!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Trail Angel Dinner - Help me with Dinner Ideas
August 06, 11:34pm

Re: Holy crap!
If you want a really fascinating read, pick up "Full-Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest". It is well written, breaks down the science for the masses, and you will l...

In Chaff » Holy crap!
August 04, 11:29am

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