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Hiking Recipes

Hiking Recipes

I haven’t talked about food for a while so I thought I’d review a couple of meals from my latest hike.  Last summer I went on a drying and baking binge and I’ve had an assortment of foods hanging around in the freezer that hadn’t been sampled for quite a while.  As I was packing […]

Gear Review:  FoodSaver V3840 Vacuum Sealer

Gear Review: FoodSaver V3840 Vacuum Sealer

I’ve only been using my vacuum sealer for a couple of days and I’ve already decided that this is a “must have” item.  My wife picked up a FoodSaver V3840 Upright Vacuum at Costco last month and I unpacked it this week during my latest food drying marathon.  The sealer was selling for around $140 […]

Gear Review: Nesco FD-35 Food Dehydrator

Gear Review: Nesco FD-35 Food Dehydrator

Let’s face it, store bought camping food is expensive and a bit dull, but weight is a constant factor on the trail. So what is the alternative? Dry your own food! Here is my review of my first dehydrator, the Nesco FD-35.

Logan Bread Recipe; A Tasty Emergency Ration

Logan Bread Recipe; A Tasty Emergency Ration

Historically, I have been a freeze-dried food hiker with a generous supplement of noodles, cheese, and salami for my menu.  Reading between the lines, I’ve been too lazy to prepare in advance.  On the other hand, I love good food and very few packaged freeze-dried offerings qualify as good in my book. So recently I […]