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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:Taters
I'll admit it...while I like a lot cold, I just can't do the mashed taters. Weird I know ;-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » No cook meals and advice
August 28, 9:35am

Re: More ideas
http://www.trailcooking.com/lunch/herbed-tomato-couscous-salad/ Also, ramen can be soaked in cold water for 20 to 30 minutes, drained and tossed with ranch dressing for a "pasta salad"...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » No cook meals and advice
August 25, 8:40am

Re: brainless steam baking
Silly Feet? Yep, they were what worked great for us years back! Still have my set, they work well to this day. http://www.trailcooking.com/fauxbaker/faux-baker-part-4/ http://www.trailcooking.com...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » brainless steam baking
August 24, 9:16pm

Couscous
Follow directions for couscous. It is best with 20 to 30 minutes soak time.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » No cook meals and advice
August 24, 9:06pm

Re: Re: looking for titanium pot
Well......just make sure you know WHERE your Ti pots come from, where did the Ti get sourced from? Not all is equal. HAA is fine - but common sense also comes into play: Don't use metal uten...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » looking for titanium pot
August 19, 11:06pm

Re: Re: Re: PaleoMealsToGo
What I liked was that they were not salt bombs. The sea salt packet is a nice touch.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Paleo Recipes made with a Dehydrator?
August 19, 11:02pm

Re: Re: Repackaging food - how far ahea
Mason jars are glass. Unlike bags, they don't breathe. Second, yes, kids, you can seal mason jars with a Food Vac! http://www.foodsaver.com/accessories-and-parts/jar-sealers/ They are made for...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Repackaging food - how far ahead?
August 18, 10:24am

Re: Repackaging food - how far ahead?
It depends on what you are packing and where you live - and how you pack the foods. If it is freeze dried, your best bet is to pack it into food vac bags and seal, then you have 6 months to a ye...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Repackaging food - how far ahead?
August 18, 8:47am

Re: Re: You should
PMTG's beef stew is quite good!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Paleo Recipes made with a Dehydrator?
August 14, 9:13am

Re: Beet powder
I actually use beet powder as a coloring agent. Just an FYI, it works great in many applications.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Does anyone have a "just add Water" muffin mix recipe?
August 14, 9:11am

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