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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: Bob.....
Euro food is labeled considerably different than US food is. If anything, our "Nanny State" here tells a lot more - often voluntarily - than Euro brands do. For example, in the US, food m...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Gluten free granola
September 18, 9:11am

Re: Re: Gluten free granola
Parchment paper helps a LOT. So does a bench scraper :-D (the tool bakers use)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Gluten free granola
September 17, 10:15am

Years ago I was on the PCT up above Crystal Ski Area in Washington, putzing down a section that was very narrow, on a hillside. A mt. biker came up behind us. He KNEW bikes were banned on the PCT a...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 17, 9:20am

Re: Granola and Gluten-free
Bob's Red Mill makes a great GF oat btw. As for granola, it is very easy to make - baking is simple. http://www.gazingin.com/2012/06/04/coconut-cranberry-granola/ http://www.gazingin.c...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Gluten free granola
September 17, 9:08am

Lol.....having 3 boys does that to a woman ;-)

In Chaff » Leaving the World of Technology?
September 16, 9:15am

Don't make get out the hair clippers you two ;-) Wait till you fall asleep.....

In Chaff » Leaving the World of Technology?
September 15, 4:02pm

Re: Cost
When I found out how much my husband was paying for digital cable I blew my top. It was nearly $100 a MONTH. For something that was barely used. So I told him he could have the pricy bike he wanted...

In Chaff » Leaving the World of Technology?
September 15, 9:31am

Re: Leaving the World of Technology?
It's very easy to brag about not having cable these days - I know, we got rid of it 3 years ago or so. But, I find that pretty fake when people say it and still have a computer..lol! We may...

In Chaff » Leaving the World of Technology?
September 14, 4:47pm

Re: Foraging
Most public lands have rules for personal consumption BTW on the books. For example, at Rainier it is one quart per person, per day. Takes a bit of time to get a quart I can tell you! Now then,...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 11, 10:12pm

Re: Foraging
I have no qualms about foraging. The key is that overall my style of it isn't doing any damage. I don't over pick. Wild food goes bad fast once picked. So you eat as you forage. You can'...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 11, 9:51pm

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