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Keeping energized while backpacking enables you to push farther along the trail to get to that fantastic vista you’re after, making backcountry cooking a key skill. Hygiene, bear safety, culinary creativeness and kitchen efficiency make backcountry cooking a life-time skill. Enjoy our articles and tips on how to maintain a top-notch kitchen in the wild.

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Recipe: Fettuccine Alfredo

By: Trail Chef Jennifer Bowen

This version of alfredo sauce is actually closer to the authentic Italian style than the cream-based versions you’re used to.

Photo by Jenny Jakubawoski
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Recipe: Spicy Corn On the Cob

By: Jennifer Bowen

Yes, it’s heavy, but if your fire is hot enough to fully burn the husks and cobs, this crowd-pleaser is totally worth packing in.

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