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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: Suggestions for homestead-able land locations
You would be surprised what you can pull off in an HOA that isn't "new" (they can get more relaxed as the years go by). I practice suburban homesteading in the middle of town, on 1/3 ...

In Chaff » Suggestions for homestead-able land locations
May 27, 2:34pm

Re: Just got laid off and it stinks.
It is just a bump in life :) And be glad you got a severance pkg! You are young, you'll find a new job you love as well - and don't forget to network, it can be everything in finding a new ...

In Chaff » Just got laid off and it stinks.
May 22, 3:06pm

Re: Re: Wheat free menus
I wouldn't exactly call Maltodextrin "food", but hey...each to their own ;-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Wheat free menus
May 15, 9:00pm

Re: Wheat free menus
http://www.trailcooking.com/recipe-home/gluten-free/ There you go....

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Wheat free menus
May 13, 9:20am

Gimme My Medal...I deserved it....
I'm a PNW born native. I whine when it hits above 78*. So like an idiot I willingly flew to Florida this past week and sat in 98% humidity and 90+* weather. How the heck do people willingly liv...

In Chaff » Gimme My Medal...I deserved it....
May 11, 11:32pm

Re: Buckwheat
Cook like spaghetti :-) So they do need a good boil. Buckwheat is good, it is though a taste one learns to like ;-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » rice noodles
May 05, 8:20am

Re: Someone's obsession with fiber....
Tim, Couscous is a WHEAT product. Like ALL wheat products it has some fiber. Whole wheat couscous has more than white. Btw, bean thread noodles are easily used in some recipes - and offer a whe...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » rice noodles
May 04, 11:11pm

Re: rice noodles
Most rice noodles sold in the ethnic aisle at grocery stores are meant to be soaked, then panfried (think noodles for Pad Thai, for example). What you want are the ultra thin, angel hair size ones ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » rice noodles
May 04, 2:18pm

Re: earliest strawberry season ever
It depends on where you live :) We have a protected garden so it is warmer (also full sun/flat/raised beds). I grew them in an unheated greenhouse. They either survive or die ;-) I'm a meanie ;-)

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
May 02, 9:08pm

Re: earliest strawberry season ever
My garden barely slowed down this year, with it being so warm here. My tomatoes have been in the ground for weeks now and are putting on flowers. First strawberries are ripening this week. The rasp...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
May 01, 8:26pm

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