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Have you used this? I'm curious as to how it compares to "The Buff," particularly in the warmth department. I'd switch for that price to shave that weight, if it performs simila...

In GEAR » Lighter weight buff
March 12, 8:30am

I have both a Zpacks 20deg in regular/wide, and an EE 40 deg quilt in regular/wide. I have used the Zpacks down to about 20 degrees, but it was pretty cool, and I wished I had more insulation (l...

In GEAR » Sleeping bag input needed from the Ladies
March 08, 8:28am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Recipes-
"When I think of the time involved in cooking/drying those potatoes (almost 24 hrs.!) $10 a bag sounds pretty fair! It might be worth a try..." It was actually only about 12 hrs total,...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Meat for Dehydrated meals
March 07, 11:29am

Thanks for these, Sarah!! I am definitely going to do this. Delish! I imagine you could make cream of chicken using chicken bullion in a similar manner, for those of us who are meatavores.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Two DIY Dry Cream of Mushroom Soup Mixes (1 vegan, 1 regular)
March 07, 11:25am

Sweet potato
I think the other thing you could do with sweet potatoes to cut down on the labor is to buy canned sweet potato puree (I can get it at Whole Foods organic & without additives), and dry/grind th...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Meat for Dehydrated meals
March 05, 8:32am

For the curry, I peeled, cubed, and boiled enough sweet potatoes for 3 servings (I can't tell you how much this is-how much sweet potato do you eat in one sitting?), mashed them in my KitchenAi...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Meat for Dehydrated meals
March 01, 10:10am

Dehydrated meat is pretty good, but I find it a pain to cook, dehydrate, etc. You have to be careful with fat, and rehydrating can be iffy. I buy 10# cans from Honeyville (http://store.honeyville...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Meat for Dehydrated meals
February 28, 8:05am

Eating high fat
Fat is actually the most satiating type of food. You will find your body will want to eat less of it. You will feel full more quickly. If you are used to eating high-carb, it will take you about...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Max calories, minimum space?
February 19, 7:32am

Side zip
I'm a side sleeper too, and I got the zipper on the side of my extra-wide bag. I like it that way just fine, long as you snug up the top. I've taken it down to close to 20 (its rating), a...

In GEAR » Zpacks sleeping bag - side zipper vs bottom?
January 19, 6:54am

Riced Potatoes
You have to cook the potatoes in order to rice them. :)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Finally went and bought a dehydrator
January 15, 7:45am

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