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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: why
Fat. It is cooked in dried meat and can go rancid.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Long term dehydration prep for a PCT thruhike
March 11, 2:23pm

Re: Dried sweet potatoes
I'd use them just like instant hash browns.....so in stews that would work well.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » dried sweet potatoes
March 11, 12:30pm

Re: Long term dehydration prep for a PCT thruhike
Harmony House sells freeze dried vegetables. Yes, green beans, green peas and sweet corn are better FD. However!!!! Once you open the container of ANY FD food, the clock is ticking. FD food absorbs...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Long term dehydration prep for a PCT thruhike
March 11, 12:29pm

Re: shredded sweet potatoes
So cooked or raw? I'd not waste my time with raw. But that is me.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » dried sweet potatoes
March 09, 5:53pm

Re: dried sweet potatoes
I dry up mashed sweet potatoes and use them in combo with instant potatoes. They are also very good added to stews....

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » dried sweet potatoes
March 09, 1:54pm

Re: Taking fresh meats on hikes - how long does it last?
Well...for one thing HOW animals are raised and slaughtered has changed. Also, how you cook said meat plays into it. Chicken isn't the issue for example, but not cooking it well enough is. The ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Taking fresh meats on hikes - how long does it last?
March 09, 12:39pm

Re: Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 11
No one is forcing you to read it Bob :-P

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 11
March 05, 9:13pm

Re: Re: Dehydrating 101
Or...you cheat and go visit HarmonyHouseFoods.com and stock up. Lazy can win.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » mountain house alternatives!
March 04, 10:50pm

Dehydrating 101
http://www.trailcooking.com/dehydrating-101/ This is the section for dehydrating on my site.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » mountain house alternatives!
March 04, 8:56pm

Re: mountain house alternatives!
Thanks Larry for the shoutout. I personally am not a huge fan of drying full meals. I like having components on hand to make meals. Because I also keep these items on hand for at home use. But more...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » mountain house alternatives!
March 04, 8:54pm

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