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Turkey Trail Tacos

Impress your campmates with these Turkey Trail Tacos.  Pan fried tortillas, fresh avocado and salsa verde seasoned turkey come together for a taco truck style dinner.  You’ll need a small fry pan, and some time to dehydrate the turkey and pico de gallo at home, but it’s

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Roasted butternut squash adds nutrition and complex flavors to your typical trail mac and cheese. I made a butternut squash pasta last fall for a dinner party, and since then I’ve been trying to figure out how to adapt that dish for the trial.  Below is the

Dutch Oven Black & Blue Berry Pie

Floating on the lake. Campfires. Pie! Nothing says summer like berry pie and camping. With a little help from a Dutch oven, charcoal briquettes and a great recipe from Serious Eats, you can enjoy fresh baked pie on your next camping trip. Prep the majority of this

Bacon and Cheese Grits

Grits, cheese, bacon and fried shallots make for a warm, savory breakfast for a cold mountain morning. Bacon and Cheese Grits Serves 2 2 packets instant grits 1 tsp butter powder 2 tsp onion flakes 1 tsp garlic flakes 2 Tbsp bacon crumbles 2 Tbsp freeze dried

Dried Cherries

Cherries make a perfect high energy snack during a long hike. When you take the time to dehydrate them yourself, you will be rewarded with the flavor of summer in each bite. Eat them as is, or mix them in to oatmeal or a homemade gorp. The

Shepherd’s Pie

Savory, comforting and super easy to make.  This classic dish makes a great dinner on a cold evening. For the last two summers B and I have been spending our big vacation getaway taking Alpine Climbing classes from the American Alpine Institute up in Washington State. We