HikerMom

I'm the mother of a 25-year-old 2014 NOBO woman, and I'm trying to contribute meaningfully to her hiking experience via yummy food. I have written award-winning cookbooks but ALL of them require the use of a full kitchen. So this is a new experience for me. Invite your moms (and dads) to join me and let's share recipes and experiences!

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How to Make a Legitimate Thanksgiving Dinner on the Trail (Part II)

How to Make a Legitimate Thanksgiving Dinner on the Trail (Part II)

This is part two of a two-part series.  Read post from yesterday). Now it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor.  Pack away all of those Ziplocs.

Nov 19, 2014 : HikerMom
How to Make a Legitimate Thanksgiving Dinner on the Trail (Part I)

How to Make a Legitimate Thanksgiving Dinner on the Trail (Part I)

Thanksgiving means a four-day weekend for many of us, a chance to do 50 miles of the Trail that we haven’t done before, or a section we HAVE done

Nov 19, 2014 : HikerMom
Dehydrating…Dehydrating…Dehydrating

Dehydrating…Dehydrating…Dehydrating

I started my love affair with dehydrating a little late for the 2014 hikers.  I don’t know why I resisted, I guess I thought dehydrated food =

Mar 21, 2014 : HikerMom
Teach Your Children Well…

Teach Your Children Well…

My daughter left two days ago for Atlanta, to solo NOBO starting today, a day of transition. Very excited, very proud, very supportive and very happy

Mar 15, 2014 : HikerMom
Anatomy of an Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker’s First Aid Kit

Anatomy of an Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker’s First Aid Kit

In addition to being the mom of a 2014 thru-hiker, I’m a registered nurse and EMT.  So I have given Sarah’s first aid kit a lot of thought. The

Feb 27, 2014 : HikerMom
Delicious Backpacking Meals: Trail Pancakes! Yum!

Delicious Backpacking Meals: Trail Pancakes! Yum!

Imagine a crisp morning with only 10 or 12 miles to hike that day and the idea of a sumptuous breakfast of pancakes enters your mind. You've got the

Feb 18, 2014 : HikerMom
Food, Glorious Food

Food, Glorious Food

Moms nurture. It's what we do. When my daughter Sarah said she was going to thru-hike the trail... ok, I was scared. Now I am not. I am energized

Feb 12, 2014 : HikerMom