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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 / and our frequently updated blog at as well as my personal blog
We are the authors of 3 outdoor cookbooks and the people behind FBC.
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All Forum Posts by Sarah Kirkconnell

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Re: Another breakfast idea
Homemade "Nutella" is very easy to make. Why is palm oil used? Simple. Keeps it spreadable. And thick.However, it is quite easy to make a similar version.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Low volume breakfast
July 23, 9:58am

Re: Volume: Repacking MH vs. selfmade meals
Well, if you were to go the packaged route, go with a brand that is more dense, tastes better, and fills you up ;-) for example. Anyhow, yes, MH would have to be repackaged for a ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volume: Repacking MH vs. selfmade meals
July 21, 10:39am

Ben, do you think you were treated the way you were due to being Asian? I am just wondering - if you were what appeared to be white, would it be different? Are whites in tour groups treated diffe...

In Chaff » IRAN - My Belated Trip Report
July 20, 12:10pm

Re: ketamine
They gave it to him for pain? Why not something like Vicodine or simply morphine instead? Just an odd choice?? I would have been no on that :-O Yikes! I was given Demerol once, via IV. As pain k...

In Chaff » Ketamine - And an Entire Village Gone Bad
July 10, 10:53pm

Re: Re: Marijuana the Devil's Lettuce
And I think the real truth is that smoking weed when young was cool because you were getting away with it. It ain't so cool when it is in an actual shop, like a tea store. Lol. Somehow i...

In Chaff » Marijuana Legal in Washington for One Year
July 10, 11:01am

Re: Marijuana the Devil's Lettuce
Lol......I think I'd pay with cash. No paper trail and all ;-)

In Chaff » Marijuana Legal in Washington for One Year
July 10, 10:59am

Re: Re: Re: Dehydrated vinegar
Yep! It is good stuff btw. You can also get powdered wine (for cooking!), which is awesome added to beef stew.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dehydrated vinegar
July 10, 10:58am

Re: Marijuana the Devil's Lettuce
Lol.....that was a good one ;-) And yet, a year out and I have not once thought "I need to go get legal weed". Geebuz, what is wrong with me?!? I live 4 miles from a legal weed shop ev...

In Chaff » Marijuana Legal in Washington for One Year
July 09, 1:45pm

Re: Foil chicken
Yep, as Ed says. I only use the 3 ounce cans when it is one person (they have a pull top btw). As for smell, just bag your garbage and store properly. It will be just fine here in Wa.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » favorite kid's meals
July 09, 1:41pm

Re: favorite kid's meals
My oldest son lived off of these two recipes for years: I'd add in a 3-ounce can of chicken to...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » favorite kid's meals
July 06, 11:56pm

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 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, 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