Category Archives: Recipes

A backpacker’s guide to dinner on the trail

For those of us who start thinking about lunch before even cleaning up from breakfast, planning dinners for a weekend backpacking trip can be… discouraging. Freeze-dried food is tolerable (just barely) for longer trips requiring heavier packs, but for a … Continue reading

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Relax, it’s just cabbage! How to make sauerkraut

The beauty of sauerkraut is there is no wrong way to make it.  Green cabbage or red, classic or creative, this traditional ferment is a cinch to put together and packed with nutrients.  The hardest part is waiting for it … Continue reading

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How to Poach an Egg: step-by-step instructions to help you master this elusive delight

There is more than one way to poach an egg, and there is more than one tool on the market offering to make the job easier.  Consult the expertise of Julia Child, Jacques Pepin, or Mark Bittman and each will … Continue reading

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Everything but the Kitchen Sink

Living on a budget, Coop and I are trying to cut back on the amount that we go out.  While this has its definite downsides, we have been doing our best to make our nights in a little more fun … Continue reading

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A Night In: capellini alla vodka

This past Christmas 2012, Cooper and I were able to fly home for a week to see our families, and to recover from city living in the quiet green beauty of the Pacific Northwest.  This was a week of incredible … Continue reading

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