Outward Bound Backcountry Cooking

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Outward Bound Backcountry Cooking is a handy resource on the fundamentals of great trail food, including information about food preparation and storage, cooking tips for different weather, keeping food fresh, and planning and packing meals plus recipes for great outdoor meals. In partnership with outdoor leader Outward Bound, this book combines expert instruction with practical tips to ensure a fun and a satisfying meal for your next outdoor adventure. About Outward Bound: Outward Bound is the premier provider of...

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Overview

Outward Bound Backcountry Cooking is a handy resource on the fundamentals of great trail food, including information about food preparation and storage, cooking tips for different weather, keeping food fresh, and planning and packing meals plus recipes for great outdoor meals. In partnership with outdoor leader Outward Bound, this book combines expert instruction with practical tips to ensure a fun and a satisfying meal for your next outdoor adventure. About Outward Bound: Outward Bound is the premier provider of experience-based outdoor leadership programs for teens, adults and professionals. Outward Bound is a non-profit educational organization and expedition school that serves people of all ages and backgrounds through active learning expeditions that inspire character development, self-discovery and service both in and out of the classroom. Outward Bound excels in curricula developed for struggling teens, groups with specific health, social or educational needs and business and professional organizations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762781737
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2013
  • Series: Outward Bound Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Molly Absolon worked as a climbing, backpacking, mountaineering, and winter instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) from 1986 until 2000 and the birth of her daughter. She is currently a freelance writer for projects ranging from writing communications materials for environmental groups to marketing copy for tourism promotion. She lives with her daughter, Avery, and husband, Allen O'Bannon, in Lander, Wyoming.

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Table of Contents

About Outward Bound vii

Introduction xi

1 Menu Planning 1

2 The Backcountry Kitchen 19

3 Lightening Your Load 33

4 Leave No Trace 37

5 Setting Up Camp 42

6 Basic Backcountry Cooking 49

7 Baking 66

8 Cooking over Fires 81

9 Camp Cooking Where Weight Is No Concern 88

10 Prepping Food at Home 95

11 Harvesting Wild Edibles 98

12 Water 105

13 Final Word 108

Recipe Index 110

Index 111

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