A Fork in the Trail: Mouthwatering meals and tempting treats for the backcountry

A Fork in the Trail: Mouthwatering meals and tempting treats for the backcountry

by Laurie Ann March


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Turn your backcountry meals into memorable events!Inspired by foods from all over the world and the guiding principle of "if you wouldn't eat it at home, why eat it in the backcountry," Laurie Ann March has created over 200 lightweight, taste-tested recipes to turn an ordinary backcountry outing into a gourmet adventure. In addition to the recipes, A Fork in the Trail includes:
  • Menu planning tips
  • Recipe creation tips
  • Ideas for meal planning for families and larger groups
  • An insert with color photographs

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780899974316
Publisher: Wilderness Press
Publication date: 12/12/2007
Pages: 317
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Laurie Ann March is an avid backpacker, hiker, and wilderness canoeist. She is an instructor of a wilderness cooking course in which she teaches and supports students who are learning the special skills needed to prepare food for wilderness excursions. Laurie lives in Ontario, Canada, where she backpacks, hikes, and paddles with her husband, Bryan, and her son, Tobias.

Table of Contents

  • List of Recipes
  • Preface
  • An Introduction to Wilderness Cooking
  • Dehydration Basics, Commercially Dried Foods, and Grocery Store Finds
  • Menu Planning
  • Recipe Creation
  • Breakfasts
  • Lunches
  • Snacks
  • Dinners
  • Desserts and Baked Goods
  • Beverages
  • Making Camp Food Fun for Children
  • More Elaborate Dishes
  • For the Canine Companion
  • Glossary of Special Ingredients
  • Glossary of Cooking Terms
  • Measurement Conversions
  • Index

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