Eating the right foods while backpacking fuel you to push farther along the trail to reach that fantastic vista you’re after, making backcountry cooking a key skill. Learn hygiene tips, bear safety, culinary creativeness and kitchen efficiency with Backpacker's expert advice on how to maintain a top-notch kitchen in the wild.
We all need a little something to munch on while we wait for the chili to rehydrate. These tasty, easy-prep apps might just be the most memorable part of the meal.
Cold soaking is a popular no-cook method among weight-conscious hikers. But ditching your stove doesn’t have to mean sacrificing flavor.
Get toasty from the inside out with these hot beverages.
This backpacking staple can do more than make sandwiches.
Leave the freeze-dried meals at home and treat yourself to a gourmet trail meal with our most popular recipes.
Make these flavorful dishes and you won't need to dump Tabasco on your dinner.
Nothing provides comfort like chocolate—whether it's in a savory soup or a warm mug on a cold night.
Sometimes you just want a little more than a flask of whiskey. Wow your hiking partners with these 13 recipes.