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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: Re: Jambalaya with instant rice?
The scariest part is freeze-dried okra exists ;-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Jambalaya with instant rice?
April 23, 2:48pm

Re: hurrah for
Ooh, great period to be here!! That week is almost always sunny! With all the late season snow we got in the second half of winter, the snow is holding wonderfully. That means if it keeps up we wil...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Outdoor Herbivore
April 23, 9:51am

Re: hmm
There actually are a number of vegans/vegetarians here :-) I consider myself a "plant based diet" follower.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Outdoor Herbivore
April 22, 8:44pm

Re: Large Size Parmesan Paketsand/or Parmesan Resupply "Handling"
Now that is hilarious ;-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Large Size Parmesan Paketsand/or Parmesan Resupply "Handling"
April 22, 1:33pm

Re: Random thoughts on Mortality and iPhones
You do know 3rd world countries are some of the biggest consumers of mobile phones, right? They don't have land lines. Mobile is everything. My husband worked for a certain phone manufacture fo...

In Chaff » Random thoughts on Mortality and iPhones
April 18, 11:17am

Re: Random thoughts on Mortality and iPhones
I have had a smartphone for years. Just like a computer, you get from it what you want. You can put it down and not use it ;-) As for expense? I have been on T-Mobile for years and pay around $3...

In Chaff » Random thoughts on Mortality and iPhones
April 18, 9:39am

Re: Foood
Funny is...I am eating PIG grits for breakfast right now. Yum!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Packit Gourmet- What dishes are your favorites?
April 18, 9:08am

Re: Large Size Parmesan Paketsand/or Parmesan Resupply "Handling"
It is funny/sad to me, that in some recipes the green can cheese actually works better than the real fancy stuff. I buy both - but sometimes the green can stuff just mixes in better than freshly gr...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Large Size Parmesan Paketsand/or Parmesan Resupply "Handling"
April 18, 9:07am

Re: That's "100% Grated", not ...
Lol...the cellulose (yummy trees ya know!) keeps it from turning rock hard. It is all the rage and hey keeps you pooping from that handy fiber ;-) Anyhow, is it gourmet? Buying Kraft green can i...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Large Size Parmesan Paketsand/or Parmesan Resupply "Handling"
April 17, 6:54pm

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

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