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Backpacking Equipment List

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

The following is a suggested equipment list for personal use while on a group backpacking outing. It is designed for three-season camping in areas with available water.  Add a cooking stove and pots if you are not traveling with a group. Be prepared for unexpected weather and a longer stay than you planned.

Cashew Rice Curry with Apricots

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Serve this tasty dish to your fellow hikers and enjoy the raves. I sometimes add a bit of chicken when I make this at home. Be sure to use good quality curry powder and feel free to up the curry factor beyond 1 tsp if you’re a big fan of the stuff. Ingredients: 1/4 cup […]

An Interview with Ramen Guru Matt Fischer

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

I was searching the web the other day looking for a creative way to use Ramen noodles and I inevitably found myself on Matt Fischer’s site, The Official Ramen Homepage. I had located Ramen central; over 400 recipes using the noodles are archived there. Wanting to know more about the block of dried noodles that […]

Chocolate Lover’s Trail Mix

Saturday, January 19th, 2008

Tired of GORP? Try this variation for your next trail mix. Chocolate Lover’s Trail Mix tastes great and features lots of good things for quick energy on the trail. It is my favorite trail treat for colder weather hiking. 2/3 cup dried apricots 2/3 cup dried cranberries 2/3 cup dried blueberries 2/3 cup almonds 2/3 […]

Unbelievably Simple Hamburger Stew

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

This is a quick recipe and it is very easy to make. I usually brown the meat and then pour off some of the fat before I cook the onions and garlic. I then add a little tomato paste to this dish. The tomato flavor adds a richness and warm color to the stew. This […]