Category Archives: Trail Cooking

Food Interlude – BHT: 1/1/16

  Five years ago, I managed to cook a pair of 8 oz fillets on 2nd night of a backpacking trip.   You can read about it here.   It is a meal that still gets talked about whenever we’re sitting around … Continue reading

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ERL Trip Report: Food Interlude

Thanks to those of you following the latest trip report and urging me onward with your likes.  Whenever Kat and I head out for a Man Hike, I always try to plan one improbable meal that goes beyond anything you’d … Continue reading

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Feeding the furnace

Because Momma and I have been working on weight loss together, I’ve been using the My Fitness Pal app on my droid phone.  I love numbers and am a huge data nerd, so playing with intake & burn is fun … Continue reading

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Butterfield Trail – Devil’s Den State Park

When I was a kid there was a girl that lived just up the street from me.  She was a couple years older and, because so few girls lived in our neighborhood, she had to tomboy it up just to … Continue reading

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New addiction

Smores Goldfish.   Seriously. Found this on Trail Cooking & The Outdoors (one of the sites I obsessively read.) They are dangerously good.  I have a relatively short list of snack foods that destroy any semblance of self-control I have over … Continue reading

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Mattdaddy’s Wilderness Bistro – the kitchen

Between hikes I tend to think a lot about backpacking.  Guess that’s what makes it an obsession.   In fact, this blog is just therapy for my addiction.  When I can’t hike, I try to corner someone and talk about hiking.  … Continue reading

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Bear Bait’s food list

As I posted here, part of backpacking with kids is to give them a little responsibility for the hike.  My #1 son will be with me and yesterday I gave him the job of writing down a list of food.  … Continue reading

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