Category Archives: Forest Foodie

New Gear: Soto OD-1R Micro Regulator Stove

While it’s not technically *my* stove, in the strictest sense, while I was shopping at MEC today with Danny, he picked up the Soto OD-1R Micro Regulator Stove and said I could use it!  Hooray! The OD-1R won an Editor’s Choice Award from both Backpacker and Outdoor Magazine in 2010. Weighing in at just 2.6

Recipe: Mixed Berry Crisp

    This delicious and simple treat makes for a great accompaniment to breakfast, or for dessert after a long day on the trail. Berry Crisp At Home: 1. In one bag mix ¼ cup brown sugar and 1 tbsp cornstarch (label: filling) 2. In a second bag, mix ¼ cup brown sugar, ¼ cup rolled oats,

Camping With The Kids: Radium Hot Springs Edition – Day Three & Day Four

On our third day in camp, we got up bright and early to have breakfast, which consisted of bacon and cinnamon buns (cooked in foil over the coals from our fire). Mike and I made coffee with the MSR filter that his brother Ben gave us for Christmas. It was a beautiful, relaxing way to

Camping With The Kids: Radium Hot Springs Edition – Day One & Day Two

Yesterday afternoon we returned home after a long weekend camping excursion into British Columbia with the kiddos.  We camped near Radium Hot Springs at Lake Enid, which is about four hours drive from home. We headed out after Mike got finished work on Friday night.  The SUV was packed and we were all very excited.

Recipe: Logan Bread

Logan bread (named for Mount Logan, the highest peak in Canada) is a dense, calorie-packed bread that lasts for up to a week in your backpack.  It was developed by climbers before the age of power bars and pre-packaged hiking food.  There are plenty of variations to the recipe (I myself modified ours to taste)

Video: How To Bake Cake… In An Orange!

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Photo Post: Killbear Park, Ontario – Set Three

Photos from June 2010 Click to view full-size

Photo Post: Killbear Park, Ontario – Set Two

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New Gear: Evernew Titanium Cookware

This morning I decided to order the Evernew Titanium Non-Stick DX3 cooking set.  The set is made up of a titanium pot and frying pan, the pan doubling as a lid for the pot.  The non-stick coating is made from silicone and ceramic, not teflon, which is a feature I am really excited about. This