I discovered Korean food when I first moved to Los Angeles and instantly fell in love with it. One of my favorite dishes is sundubu-jjigae which is what this Korean Soft Tofu stew is based on.
It’s been a nice quiet holiday season, but things are starting to ramp up again. As we get busier, though, we don’t want to lose our focus on getting outside, because it is still one of the most important aspects of our lives.
I lost my first two grandparents ever in 2016. One from each side. I recognize that this is pretty great for being 32 years old, but after so long, I got to the point where I just thought it would never happen to me.
Were you all around when SoCal got it’s first real snowstorm in years? It was last week. We like to ski at a little place called Mountain High, which is usually more like skiing in dirt.
We recently had a great time hosting a camp cooking workshop with a cool local group of outdoorsy folks called Adventure Scouts.
One of the biggest complaints many have about backpacking food is the lack of fresh veggies. We’ve tried every tactic to get legitimate fresh veggies out there, and it’s possible, but dehydrated kale is the best option we’ve found.
Otherwise known as “The Kombooch Hooch,” this cocktail is delicious. Really.
We’ve been making a point to camp together once a month. It’s an easy enough goal when it’s just a local overnight trip, but the reward is huge. We get to spend quality distraction-free time together, the kids have learned to love camping, and we get some golden recipe testing out of it.
Tahini Soba Noodle Salad is fresh and bright. A perfect thing to bring on any outdoor adventure- especially in the winter. Get out there and play in the snow!
Campfire Shepherd’s Pie is the camping foil pouch version of Shepherd’s Pie. Bring a little piece of home to camp and make Campfire Shepherd’s Pie for dinner. It will fill up your belly and keep you warm on a chilly evening under the stars.