Hiker Trash Beef Jerky

Beef Jerky. It's a staple in our daypacks. We love beef jerky. What's not to love? It's delicious. We've been making our own jerky ever since we liberated a food dehydrator from my parent's garage where it had been collecting dust since 1987. It was the best thing we've ever stolen. It seems like every family has their own top secret jerky recipe. Today we're sharing ours. It's not top secret. It's cheap and super easy to make. We call it hiker trash jerky. Ingredients: 4-5 lbs sliced flank steak (we get ours pre-sliced from our local butcher) 1 cup…

The Ultimate Foil Dinner

When we're camping I'm a Jetboil chef, and a boring one. I don't even like to cook at home, why would I want to cook when I'm supposed to be playing in the mountains? [caption id="attachment_2446" align="alignleft" width="224"] Foil dinner's, so easy that even I can make them![/caption] Some outdoor mom's go all out with camping feasts for their families. They use actual recipes, toys like dutch ovens and set up entire camping kitchens.  And then they post pictures of their festive meals and tidy camp kitchens on pinterest, twitter and facebook. I'm not that awesome and  a teeny bit lazy.…