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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: Group cooking
Forced inclusion ;-) Hehehe Works for Boy Scouts, make it work for adults. It is sad/funny that I have done many BS cooking presentations over the years - and so many boys don't even have a clu...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Group cooking
August 26, 9:19am

Re: Group cooking
I don't do group cooking stuff normally - even when I went with groups, we almost always cooked meals ourself, but ate together usually. It worked well. The reason behind this is it teaches ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Group cooking
August 25, 11:35pm

Re: Bob's pea flour vs Whole Foods pea flakes
The pea flakes work fine for FBC and even no cook. They are precooked and will rehydrate easily. The flours? They do need a quick cook though. Otherwise they are raw - and your stomach will not ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » split pea soup
August 25, 11:31pm

Re: split pea soup
Exactly ;-) Hehehe! And going there is fun too!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » split pea soup
August 25, 6:03pm

Re: Re: Re: split pea soup
Jerry, the flour does need to be cooked. Although, ahem, if one has a high-powered blender (like a Vitamix), you can grind the precooked and dried peas from Harmony, and then you do have FBC ready ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » split pea soup
August 25, 10:49am

Re: just pay attention to your body
I have said it so many times, and it is nearly always true: Take what you like to eat. You can take the healthiest foods known to the Earth, but if you can't get yourself to eat them, it is ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » backpacking food
August 24, 11:02pm

Re: split pea soup
http://blog.trailcooking.com/2012/07/07/green-pea-soup/ You can also buy green pea flour via Bob's Red Mill - and it makes soup I might add :)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » split pea soup
August 24, 10:58pm

Re: split pea soup
http://www.trailcooking.com/soups/split-pea-bacon-soup/ You can buy ready to use split peas from Harmony House Foods online - they are already cooked and dehydrated :-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » split pea soup
August 24, 10:55pm

Re: Collecting versus Hoarding
Hey! The new "Cat Lady Starter Kit"!!!!!!

In Chaff » Collecting versus Hoarding
August 21, 10:52pm

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

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