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Articles by Anne Desjardins

A Paddler’s Spice Rack

Well, in my quiet countryside that is usually covered with a white blanket of snow at this time of year, the p…

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Paddle Camping Food Fails

I will always remember when my friend Patrick, a seasoned paddler who thrives on organizing wonderful day-trip…

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The Essential Vegetable Grater

Of all the camp kitchen essentials, the grater is one of the last tools I would want to leave behind at home w…

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Small Bites for Paddlers

More and more athletes like to eat small meals 5 to 6 times a day for optimal performance. For paddlers, it is…

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Granola Bars: the good, the bad and the ugly

Many outdoors enthusiasts, students and busy office workers have turned to granola bars in their quest for a h…

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Cool Summer Cocktails for Paddlers

This article provides some recipes and instruction on how to fix easy and delicious cocktails that will impres…

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Seafood & Wild Edible Foraging

I have many fond memories of wandering along the North Eastern sea coast of Maine and Massachusetts with my ol…

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Dehydrating Food for Paddling Trips (part 2)

Homemade dehydrated food is the ideal way to bring variety to multiday kayak trips. It reduces the bulk and th…

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Desserts for Paddlers

Through the years, the only desserts that I have not been able to prepare in my camp kitchen were ice cream or…

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Camp Cooking with Aluminum Foil

If there is one piece of camping gear that I would never leave behind, it is aluminum foil. That is probably b…

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Dehydrating Food for Paddling Trips

For many years I've been an avid sea kayaker who resisted the temptation to dehydrate my food before any given…

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Prepackaged Food made Sexy

As I write this food column in January, I'm sitting in front of my wide bay window. Outside, the blizzard cont…

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