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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 / and our frequently updated blog at as well as my personal blog
We are the authors of 3 outdoor cookbooks and the people behind FBC.
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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 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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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