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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: Proud of my fellow BPLrs.
You have to imagine it. Lol!! ;-)

In Chaff » Proud of my fellow BPLrs.
March 14, 8:49am

Re: Was proud of my fellow BPLrs.
Oh waaaahhhhhhhhh. I mean if that runs a person off, how do they even exist online? Meanwhile...back to making baby leprechauns and saving my sanity.....hot friday night here.

In Chaff » Proud of my fellow BPLrs.
March 13, 9:34pm

Re: What do you use to carry food?
Ursack.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you use to carry food?
March 13, 9:31pm

Re: Proud of my fellow BPLrs.
Hey Ken, At least you didn't spend your morning building a "Leprechaun swimmin' hole with diving board" out of wood refuse.... Lol..... <div style=""> <div style="t...

In Chaff » Proud of my fellow BPLrs.
March 13, 2:28pm

Re: Re: Wonderland trail side trips
The Spray Park alternate is indeed worth it. (I've done Mother Mountain Loop and the SP/Seattle Park is the best part of it). As for side trips, think of it as wandering out to see a meadow, or...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ideas please for a two-week-ish hike
March 12, 10:11am

Re: Pasta Primavera rocks
PP is easy to make!! You can even do it FBC. Give me a few and I can post a recipe on the site - I went looking and yep, I have one in Trail Cooking: Trail Food Made Gourmet :-) And mine isn't...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Long term dehydration prep for a PCT thruhike
March 12, 9:13am

Re: Long term dehydration prep
Anytime humidity is involved, it goes down quickly. The other issue is that once people open up tins of food, they often don't repack it - or store it correctly...and hence that $30 container o...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Long term dehydration prep for a PCT thruhike
March 11, 2:29pm

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

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