Synopses & Reviews
Cooking on the trail is a unique challenge requiring unique solutions. For newcomers to the trail, The Scouts Backpacking Cookbook addresses the skills necessary to meet the challenge by showing how to successfully plan and prepare a backpacking menu while keeping the weight of your food and cooking gear within reason. Each recipe has been personally tested and approved by the authors and is accompanied by at-a-glance information about cooking method, preparation time, challenge level, and servings. Over one hundred outstanding recipes spanning a wide range of preparation techniques
and meal categories for experts and novices alike provide plenty of easy options for your next adventure.
The backcountry beckons and the high mountains call. Whether youre hungry for Fear-Factor Beef Jerky, Coyote Butte Coleslaw, Vent-the-Tent Burritos, or another trail treat, youll find the perfect backpacking recipes collected in this book. As you follow the lure of the trail, may this book enhance the fun and fellowship that you and your troop or crew find in the wild places of the world.
Like The Scout's Outdoor Cookbook, this new cookbook will bring together outdoor recipes, cooking methods, and tips for a Scout-friendly cooking experience. This user-friendly cookbook is aimed at Boy and Girl Scouts and their leaders, but is appropriate for hikers, campers, canoers and kayakers, or anyone else who wants to eat well in the wilderness.
Each recipe includes number of servings, a difficulty rating, a list of required equipment, and handy icon to let the reader see the required dutch oven diameter, estimated preparation time, and healthy option meals, at a glance. These books will be full-color with color photography and spot art throughout. It's important to note that all of the recipes have been tested and used by Boy and Girl Scouts on campouts and are proven, time-tested favorites. Recipes are laid out with step-by-step, clear, and specific instructions, eliminating the need for guesswork. Great scout stories or anecdotes about camping or food adventures accompany many recipes.
From "Glacier's Edge Burritos" to "Dirty Socks Peach Cobbler," The Scout's Backpacking Cookbook highlights hand-picked outdoor recipes, plus cooking methods and tips for a Scout-friendly cooking experience. This is the must-have resource for cooking in the outdoors, whether you're a Scout, hiker, backpacker, camper--or anyone who eats in the wilderness.
About the Author
Having sold more than 100,000 copies of their outdoor cooking books, Tim and Christine Conners are experienced campers, backpackers, and outdoor chefs and the authors of The Scouts Outdoor Cookbook, Lipsmackin Backpackin, and Lipsmackin Vegetarian Backpackin. The Conners have twice served as judges for Scouting magazines prestigious national camp food cooking contest. Learn more at www.booksbyconners.com.