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Posts by Tanya Krezevska

We Just Turned Five

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We just turned five. Time flew by so fast. It seems like only yesterday we took the first steps in the world of backcountry cooking. And now Trail Recipes is one of the most popular sites on this topic, of course thanks to our readers. During these five years we have learned a lot. We’ve…

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Trail Cooking: 35 Essential Ingredients

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When I started hiking, the basic foods for backpacking trips were pasta, rice and canned foods such as fish in tomato sauce or stewed meat. Nowadays the variety of ingredients for trail cooking is truly impressive. By mixing and matching them you can create lightweight backpacking meals that will taste just as good as if…

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Gear List: Backpacking Kitchen Set for Two

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We get a lot of questions about the kitchen set we use while backpacking. We have made a list of cooking gear to take on our multi-day hikes in the wilderness, which may not be ideal for everyone. It is certainly not lightweight, but we created it based on our experience and needs. Kovea Spider…

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The Formula for Making Backpacking Meals

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Cooking a great backpacking meal is absolutely possible and you don’t need to have any trail chef level skills to do it. All you need to do is follow a formula guaranteed to help you create a surprising number of tasty recipes for your outdoor adventures. The formula for healthy, tasty and nutritious backpacking meals…

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Trail Food Finds: Peak Sherpa Tsampa Cereal

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When you are heading out on the trail, you want food that is lightweight, made very easily, high in calories and of course, delicious. No need to cook, tasty and packed full with essential nutrients, Peak Sherpa Tsampa is the perfect fuel for your outdoor adventures. What is Tsampa? Tsampa is a type of flour…

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Meal Planning for a Multi-Day Hiking Trip. Part II

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In the previous post, I described our approach for choosing “what to eat while on the trail” and shared our backpacking menu for a multi-day hiking trip in Sarek National Park. Further preparation and organizing food for an adventure in the great outdoors can be divided into several stages: 1. Creating a Grocery List &…

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