• Food,  PCT 2017

    Backpacking Recipe: Buffalo Chick’n Wraps

    Long time no blog, folks! I’ve been bouncing around in my head what I want to do with this blog after-the-fact, and I guess I’ll just fill it with little backpacking things here and there. It doesn’t have to be a strictly 2017 PCT blog, y’know? I just recently flipped through Anna Herby’s “The Dietitian’s Resupply Box: A Guide to Thru-Hiking on a Plant-Based Diet” (It’s currently free on Kindle!), and while I noticed a lot of common recipes, Anna also had a few unique ones in there. Like the butternut squash mac n’ “cheese”. I don’t know why I didn’t think of something like that earlier this year when I…

  • Food,  PCT 2017

    A Backpacker’s Obsession with Food – Part II

    It’s no secret I love food. I LOVE food. I wake up in the morning, eat food, and start thinking about what I’m going to have for dinner. This is an entirely privileged way to think about food, but circumstances have made it my experience so far in life. While backpacking, this love increases ten-fold. I become ravenous. Through particularly tough stretches I focus on my future dinner. I think about savory, creamy ramen… spicy, chunky chili… or creamy banana pudding… while I try to forget the pain in my toe as I just stubbed it for the fourth time that afternoon. However, in the backcountry, your kitchen is lacking.…