Category: Cooking

An awesome backpack food experiment!

A few days ago I was reading on some backpacking forum someone was saying that when choosing and packing food for a backpacking trek, choosing lightweight food should be your foremost concern. I think that is TERRIBLE advice. Who wants to eat crappy food just because it’s lightweight? […]

Homemade pimento & cheese

A few days ago we attended a keto mixer and everyone brought a keto-friendly snack.  Elise brought a bowl of Grandma Parker’s Homemade pimento and cheese (with a personal little twist or two) and it was a hit! The secret ingredients – use chopped pimento-stuffed olives instead of […]

Fantastic homemade cheese and yogurt

I’ve been wanting to start making homemade cheese for a while now but reading up on the process is sort of intimidating because of big words and concepts, like heat-acid coagulation vs. rennet and all the alien-sounding cultures, like Lactobacillus delbrueckii and Streptococcus thermophilus and lactobacillus acidophilus. But all that is just […]

9 lies that keep you on the couch

There are a lot of people that would enjoy outdoor activities like camping, hiking, or cooking out.  Some of those folks might even find that participating in more outdoor activities would change their lives in a really fulfilling way. But unfortunately, some of these people have been lied […]

Roaming Parkers 2017-2018 food writing

The Roaming Parkers blog is coming up on its 1-year anniversary, and in the past year, we have published a LOT of great content related to travel, adventure, conservation, and food! Does that sound like a crazy random sampling of blog topics?  Not to us, see all these topics overlap tremendously.  Adventure […]

Flax & Chia crackers

One of the things that makes low carb eating onerous, for me at least, is cutting out potato and corn chips.  The combo of salty and crunchy gets me every time! Here is a really good recipe for making really yummy crackers out of flax and chia seeds. […]