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Day Tripping

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Cured meats, jerkys and recent news

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Where should I hike?

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Astro

whats the weather where you are?

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Knead Bread

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Traffic Jam

Pulling RV’s

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Wildlife Sightings Today

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Pinned welcome to the cafe

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the football thread

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  • Astro -

    Posted the thread Day Tripping.

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    Looking to swing by the Coca-cola Museum in Atlanta next week with my two college age sons. Does Max Patch or anyone else have any advice?
  • IMScotty -

    Liked Astro’s post in the thread Where should I hike?.

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    Quote from Traffic Jam: “My son has ditched me to hang out with some girls Friday night. The nerve! :) He says he is still going to hike with me on Saturday but that remains to be seen. It looks like we’ll end up in the Smokies. kids... ” I can…
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    Liked Astro’s post in the thread whats the weather where you are?.

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    Quote from rhjanes: “It's Texas. A week ago we were in the middle of a freezing spell after a strong cold front. Today it is 72 degrees and sunny. Tomorrow 11/19, it will be 76 degrees. I had planned on raking leaves but that didn't happen..... :D
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    Replied to the thread Cured meats, jerkys and recent news.

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    Quote from Traffic Jam: “I need to try jerky making again, it’s been a while. ” I haven't made any in 30 years- downright shameful of me.
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread Cured meats, jerkys and recent news.

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    I need to try jerky making again, it’s been a while.
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked Drybones’s post in the thread Pulling RV’s.

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    Spend winters in the Keys...no heater needed.
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread Knead Bread.

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    I splurged on a handmade sourdough starter crock. My starter is going to be so happy to not be in those ugly plastic containers. They already love it, I woke up to them spilling out of the container, making a big mess. I’ve been interested in…
  • Astro -

    Liked CoachLou’s post in the thread whats the weather where you are?.

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    So much for our Nor'easter..........sliding right on by!
  • Astro -

    Liked rhjanes’s post in the thread whats the weather where you are?.

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    It's Texas. A week ago we were in the middle of a freezing spell after a strong cold front. Today it is 72 degrees and sunny. Tomorrow 11/19, it will be 76 degrees. I had planned on raking leaves but that didn't happen..... :D
  • IMScotty -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread Knead Bread.

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    I splurged on a handmade sourdough starter crock. My starter is going to be so happy to not be in those ugly plastic containers. They already love it, I woke up to them spilling out of the container, making a big mess. I’ve been interested in…

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  • Six Moon Designs Deschutes Plus
    Weight - 16 ounces
    Weight w/Pegs - 18.125 ounces
    Material - 30D Silnylon
    Features - A no-frills tarp with a no-see-um skirt perimeter. Uses a single trekking pole set anywhere between 40" (100cm) to hug the ground or 49" (125cm) to provide great ventilation.
    Pros - Weight, Ventilation
    Cons - The setup is slightly confusing. There are 6 points to attach with pegs. Two of those point must be pegged first and are very difficult specify in dark and/or windy…
  • Winter Linville Gorge

    On February 27th, 28th and 29th I did a two night out and back trip from Wolf Pit Road trail-head to Table Rock mountain and back. In typical cafe fashion I planned this trip while driving 80 mph east on I-40 heading back from the Smokies. I stopped at a McDonald's to borrow some free Wifi to get a picture of a the trails and away I went. Going up Wolf Pit road in my 2002 Honda Accord was risky with the amount of ice and snow on the road. The final hill going down to the…
  • Great Smoky Mountain National Park

    On February 25th and 26th I did a nice loop in the Smokies from Big Creek Ranger Station parking lot to Deep Gap along the AT south of Mt. Cammerer fire tower. There was about 6 to 8 inches of snow while going up. I stealth camped due to the amount of snow coming in and the next day went down the Big Creek trail. Overnight there was another 6 to 8 inches of snow and freezing fog.

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  • Chicken Jambalaya

    5 grams - Freeze Dried Chicken
    7 grams - Dehydrated Chopped Onion
    5 grams - Dehydrated Leeks
    2 grams - Freeze Dried Celery
    5 grams - Freeze Dried Bell Pepper
    56 grams - Rice (Real or Instant)
    2 grams - Dehydrated Green Onion
    7 grams - Creole Seasoning
    7 grams - Dehydrated Diced Tomato
    7 grams - Tomato Powder
    7 grams - Chicken Stock Powder
    1 gram - Black Pepper
    1 gram - Salt
    28 grams - Dried Chorizo Sausage
    14 grams - Olive Oil
    8 ounces - Water

    Calories - 680
    Dry Weight -…
  • Nestle Nido and Breakfast Essential Based Milkshakes

    Nestle Nido is a full fat powdered milk which when combined with water makes a high calorie milk. I add Nestle Carnation Breakfast Essentials to add flavor and additional calories.

    Chocolate Latte

    1/2 Cup - Nestle Nido
    2 Packets - Chocolate Nestle Carnation Breakfast Essentials
    2 Packets - Folgers Instant Coffee Singles
    16 Ounces - Water

    Calories 580
    Weight 4.5 ounces

    1) Combine dry ingredients in zip lock bag
    2) Mix with water and…