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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: Re: Large Size Parmesan Paketsand/or Parmesan Resupply "Handling"
OK, here is my take on the old green can cheese. yes, it says to refrigerate it - after opening. Anyone who is around 40 or older remembers when it wasn't. This isn't advice but I carry it ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Large Size Parmesan Paketsand/or Parmesan Resupply "Handling"
April 17, 2:27pm

Re: Frickin Drunk Drivers!!!
Oh man :-( That just sucks. Bitch away!! I have often thought this: If you want to kill people, do it with a car. The chance of jail time is very low. Sadly very true. I am glad you are ali...

In Chaff » Frickin Drunk Drivers!!!
April 16, 12:35pm

Re: dried fish
Having worked for an Asian food importer for a few years...I think EVERY dried fish from Asia reeks. They love a strong smell in foods. Not to say it isn't tasty. The best fish sauce nearly ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » seafood chowder
April 14, 8:25pm

Re: Re: Ball Jars jam
Jerry, see this: http://www.amazon.com/FoodSaver-T03-0023-01-Wide-Mouth-Jar-Sealer/dp/B00005TN7H/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1397488373&sr=8-7&keywords=food+vac It uses regular lids btw!...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dehydrating vegetables
April 14, 9:15am

Re: Dehydrating vegetables
135* is a pretty standard temp setting for fruits, veggies, pasta, beans and rice. You only want higher temps when drying meat, as you want it dry fast. As for storage? I dry mine bone dry, and ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dehydrating vegetables
April 13, 9:54pm

Re: Costco Freeze dried fruit/veggies
:-D I am good at ferreting out the FAQ sections :-D

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Costco Freeze dried fruit/veggies
April 13, 1:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Costco Freeze dried fruit/veggies
From Thrive's website: We are proud to say that a majority of THRIVE foods originate in the US, though we also source foods from other countries depending on season, availability, and other fa...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Costco Freeze dried fruit/veggies
April 13, 1:38pm

Re: seafood chowder
If worried about calories, add in a good shot of olive oil or 1-2 Tbsp butter - and lots of Parmesan. Yum!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » seafood chowder
April 11, 5:28pm

Re: seafood chowder
http://www.trailcooking.com/soups/crab-and-clam-chowder/ It is a good one I can tell you!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » seafood chowder
April 11, 12:36pm

Re: Another one bites the dust
Geez, 32 is young! ;-) Heck, I was having kids at 37 and 39!! I had a kid at 24 and then spent my 20's and early 30's hiking. So I guess I see 32 as a good age. IMO, waiting till 30 or o...

In Philosophy & Technique » How I Make a Living as an Adventurer
April 07, 2:50pm

All Reader Reviews by Sarah Kirkconnell

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OR (Outdoor Research)
Around 2 years ago, a pair of kids gaiters my son was using started fraying, so I emailed them to ask about repairs, since I live in the Seattle area. They instead sent me two pairs of the kids gaiter...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 13, 10:31pm

Lara Bars Cherry Pie
Larabars have 14 flavors out, all of which are "raw food" style (not cooked). While small bars, they fill you up. They are also all vegan. Consider it a bar of fruit, berries and nuts gro...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 11, 5:28pm

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
Long time REI customer, but do I shop there as much these days? No. What changed me was the very obvious shift in the Seattle area stores. A couple years ago many of the older experienced employees d...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 11, 9:25am

Big Agnes
Very easy to email their customer service Department. They responded quickly, took care of the issue (leaking BA pad). I was given the links to return my pad, and within a week, I received an email no...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 11, 9:17am

REI Quarterdome
A good lightweight starter tent that is reasonably priced and easy to set up. Could it do better? Yes. I bought a Quarterdome for my son and me, as we needed a freestanding tent for coastal and l...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
December 11, 9:11am

REI Roadster UL Solo
A tiny little two wall shelter perfect for shorter people. A number of my female hiking friends have the Roadster, which was recently discontinued, but is on a super sale at REIoutlet.com currentl...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
December 11, 8:49am

Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
I acquired a BA pad about a year ago, after seeing so many friends get them and rave. And yes, it is worth it. It is the heaviest sleeping pad I own, but sleeping on it is heaven. If you side sleep, t...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 11, 8:39am

LLBean Celia Daypack
The Celia is a women only pack. I bought one last year originally for snowshoeing trips, but found that it works for light packing trips well. It is a hybrid loader, appearing to be a traditional t...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 09, 4:20pm

Therm-A-Rest Prolite Compressible Pillows
We own the small, medium and the large versions of the Prolite pillow. My son uses the small, me the medium and my husband the large. The medium is 18x14" and weighs in at a hefty 9 ounces. I h...

In Miscellaneous Products
December 09, 4:06pm

Therm-A-Rest Lite Seat
I have the Prolite ladies sit pad in hot pink. It weighs in at about 3 1/2 ounces, so yes, it is a luxury to bring along. I find I carry it most on dayhikes and snowshoeing trips. It has handled m...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 09, 9:06am