Just got back from a great weekend with Travis W0MUD, Tim WB7TIM, and Troy KI7HML. Travis planned the trip to activate the area for Parks On The Air. Travis and Tim both had Yaesu QRP rigs (FT-817 and FT-818) with wire antennas, battery packs,… Continue Reading “Cottonwood Canyon State Park. moro, oregon”
Since buying a pellet fire pit and seeing how well it works, it got me thinking about the ease of wood pellets, at least for me. I heat alternatively with a pellet stove in my house so I typically have a pallet sized stack… Continue Reading “Giving up on Firewood… Maybe :)”
We were discussing drying our own foods on the talk group the other day. Found this in my old Boy Scout Field Book…. of all places. Would likely be much more energy efficient to use an actual food dryer but it does talk about… Continue Reading “Dehydrate food in your oven.”
This is something I have always carried with me. Apparently not common out west here as everybody seems perplexed and makes faces when I punch a hole in it and rotate it on a rock by the fire to heat it up. Most like… Continue Reading “Canned Bread! Anyone else like this stuff?”
Found this in my backpacking stuff from years ago. Makes a potent little cup of pick-me-up. Pinky out… sip-sip 🙂
Dutch oven cooking takes lots of practice to get it right. Here is a good resource to ensure you get your cooking temperature correct.
Anyone have any simple Dutch oven recipes? I’ll get it started with a desert my family likes that is super simple. Ingredients: 2-cans peach halves (in syrup) 1-box yellow cake mix 1-stick of butter 1-powdered cinnamon Oil or grease your Dutch oven. Pour the… Continue Reading “Dutch Oven Recipes?”