Food & Water

My introduction to the Kelly Kettle (www.kellykettle.com) was during a family canoe trip in northern…

When you step back and think about it, campers in Canada and the United States are fixated on…

As always, before each article I poke around to see what paddle folks are chatting about, what's hot and…

Mark Twain once described the Mississippi River as being "too thick to swim it and too thin to plow!"…

In 1971, I outfitted and guided three wealthy Chicago men--the least affluent of which earned a quarter…

There's a lot of text out there on dealing with blackflies and mosquitoes; and for good reason - they're…

Necessity being the Mother of Invention and all that, over the years I have had plenty of opportunity to…

Kayak camping is not all that different than backpacking - if anything it is easier as you don't have to…

"All day I've faced a barren waste without the taste of water, cool water.Old Dan and I with throats…

Carrying a supply of water is a basic requirement most of us tend to do out of necessity when we paddle,…

Eastern and midwestern waterways are generally clear and inviting. Not so in the far west and parts of…

When it comes to cooking in the outdoors, you can't do good work without good tools. Badly designed,…

One day, it's bound to happen: your attempted beach landing in the surf fails and your boat is swept…

The importance of eating authentic food In 2011, one of the most important food trends will be to…

I may be dating myself here, but I still remember tasting feta cheese for the first time about 30 years…

Nothing is easier for a paddler than to grab a handful of nuts of any variety and to hit the water with…

Call me a late bloomer but I have only recently come to discover Mexican-inspired food; probably because…

Now that trout fishing season is on full tilt in lakes and rivers, it's time to get serious about the…

Sausages are a ubiquitous delicacy - perhaps the first processed meat - passed on through the ages and…

I don’t know about you, but when I read the most recent statistics that one American out of four starts…

Don't worry: I don't intend to take you back to those horrific high school days, when you woke up so…

Next to fresh eggs, fresh mushrooms might well be the most fragile cargo you can bring along on a…

Honey is probably the most ancient and purest form of sugar ever produced by nature. It's certainly the…

No question that canned tuna is a favorite staple and a perfect option for a picnic, quick lunch or…