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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
My Website URLhttp://www.trailcooking.com

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All Forum Posts by Sarah Kirkconnell

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Re: Collecting versus Hoarding
Cut the cable. We did it over 3 years ago and not once have any of us said "I wish we had cable". OK, fine, we have Amazon Prime still ;-) But point is....not watching ads is GREAT!! A...

In Chaff » Collecting versus Hoarding
August 21, 9:48am

Re: Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled
The reasons behind WHY PB gets salmonella is interesting. With peanuts, they must roast them to a high enough temperature to kill the pathogens. Well, in the last huge recall (remember that one las...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled
August 21, 9:43am

Re: Collecting versus Hoarding
Lol...Roger. That is perfect ;-) And hikers pee in bottles too ;-)

In Chaff » Collecting versus Hoarding
August 20, 2:49pm

Wait till.....
Your boy hits teen years. Oh, it gets me every time I look back and see him so tiny, and now!! I see my oldest at 16 now, and look at his 4 year old brother and ask "where did the time go?"

In Photo Gallery » The evolution of young backpackers
August 19, 10:25am

Re: Steam Baking With Silicone Cups
Silicone cups are the best! They are my favorite for what I call "faux baking" ;-) http://www.trailcooking.com/fauxbaker/

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Steam Baking With Silicone Cups
August 19, 10:22am

Re: coconut "ice cream"
Jeffs, I love those!!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » coconut "ice cream"
August 17, 4:37pm

Re: coconut "ice cream"
http://www.trailcooking.com/dessert/chia-seed-pudding/ I was sent this a few weeks back by a reader - and just got it up today :-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » coconut "ice cream"
August 15, 10:17pm

Re: Time to Steer Away from Amazon?
Without Amazon, I'd never have been able to be an author - and having 4 books in print is an amazing feeling! Most of my printed books (and all of my digital titles - 3 of them) are sold on Ama...

In Chaff » Time to Steer Away from Amazon?
August 14, 12:12am

Re: Collecting versus Hoarding
If you watch Hoarders, one of the worst was the lady being asked a question and she replies: "I hang my food off my chandelier to keep the rats out of it". AHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!! ...

In Chaff » Collecting versus Hoarding
August 14, 12:09am

Re: Sriracha warning too all!!
Lol!! Anyhow, just so you know, Sriracha doesn't go bad easily - you have to really try for that to happen. You can carry a bottle - even in mega hot temperatures.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sriracha warning too all!!
August 13, 11:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Sarah Kirkconnell

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Thermarest Prolite 3 Ladies Regular
I have had my Prolite pad for nearly two years now. It is a regular in my backpack. On very cold trips I take my Big Agnes Insulated Aircore, but for most trips the Prolite comes along. My model co...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 09, 9:03am

REI Sub Kilo 15* Ladies Regular
In the past year I have become a cold sleeper, and find even in summer I need a warm sleeping bag. I choose the Sub Kilo based on materials, weight, price and REI's incredible return policy. Ov...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 8:56am

GSI Hard Anodized Double Boiler Set
I purchased the Double Boiler set about 1 1/2 years ago. The set comes with a small pot (16 ounces) and a larger pot that holds 1.25 quarts. It also comes with a lid that works on either. It has handl...

In Cookware - Other
December 08, 6:38pm

SnowClaw Backcountry Shovel Racer Backcountry Shovel
I bought the model that has become the "Racer" when they first came to the market, around two or three years ago. We also own a traditional backcountry shovel. Both my husband and me carry a...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
December 08, 9:35am

Mountainsmith Ghost
The Ghost made me a fan of panel loaders. My husband and me have a 2002 model (the blue style). It was the pack that got me into going light. I still use the Ghost on certain trips. I like that I can ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 07, 12:22am

Sling-Light Chair w/ body and kneck rest
A friend of mine has one, and I fell in love with it on a trip this year. My husband surprised me with a blue one mid summer. At 5' 4" I can sit down in it very comfortably. My husband, who i...

In Miscellaneous Products
December 06, 9:30pm