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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: 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

Re: earliest strawberry season ever
Jerry, it is the type of berry they grow. They were bred for durability. And longevity. Local berries are not. Hence why they taste a lot better.

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
May 01, 10:53am

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