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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
My Website URLhttp://www.trailcooking.com

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All Forum Posts by Sarah Kirkconnell

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Re: Starbucks Via Latte
How the heck-o did I miss that yesterday? Where are my car keys? ;-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Starbucks Via Latte
January 08, 12:48pm

Re: expanding my menu
It can....but I you can do better ;-) It does tend to be watery unless you cut the water back. You could though bring the liquid to a boil in your pot, add the dry, return to a boil, then cover and...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » expanding my menu
January 07, 9:50pm

Re: Mmmmmmmmmmm
My first kid, I went to work and the normally awesome smell of coffee beans suddenly smelled like rotten fish. I ran a coffee house. It was fun ;-) Mmmm....roasted Pika on a spit. 5-6 per person...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Americans waste $28 bil a year on vitamins, doctors say
January 07, 9:48pm

Re: Mmmmmmmmmmm
OK, guys....any of your ladies develop the desire to eat yuckies while pregnant? Pica is a nasty one! Anyhow, it manifests in women when they have been depleted of a needed vitamin/mineral. It can ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Americans waste $28 bil a year on vitamins, doctors say
January 07, 7:43pm

Re: A few to not knock
Since the US started adding folic acid to cereal, bread, pasta and the such, the sheer number of birth defect from a deficiency in the first weeks of conception has nearly disappeared. A simple cha...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Americans waste $28 bil a year on vitamins, doctors say
January 06, 10:31pm

Re: TSA Absurdity
Try flying with an infant and sealed bottles of liquid formula which is LEGAL and then having one TSA agent get on a power trip and demand you open them all, which would have spoiled them. I won.

In Chaff » TSA Absurdity
January 06, 3:01pm

Re: The problem with heat
One can dehydrate at under 112* for a "raw" dry. It will take a loooong time, but yes, it works.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Juicer + Dehydrator
January 06, 2:43pm

Re: Jet's Also
I lived under the flight path on Whidbey Island for years for NAS Whidbey....as in the final approach before the landing. Military planes for some reason just don't phase me. Although we als...

In Chaff » Finally happened - buzzed on the trail by Drones (UAV's)
January 05, 10:40pm

Re: Pot Support
http://www.spunkmeyer.com/Our-Products/Channel-Information/Foodservice-Products/Muffins/Otis-Spunkmeyer/Otis-Spunkmeyer/ Take the 3 pack. You'll get a few days worth of fat in there :-D :-D

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Muffins al la Clelland, and the Mega-Muffin Threashhold. Need suggestions/help
January 05, 9:13pm

Re: The Sol muffin idea
As long as it doesn't touch the bottom of the pot, where the flame is, directly, and you have water in the pot, silicone is pretty forgiving :-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Muffins al la Clelland, and the Mega-Muffin Threashhold. Need suggestions/help
January 04, 3:17pm

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