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by Demeter
Sun Dec 07, 2014 8:08 am
Forum: Vintage Backpacking Stoves
Topic: Help with my 22 year old Whisperlite
Replies: 2
Views: 1669

Re: Help with my 22 year old Whisperlite

It did work! Thanks for the suggestion. Still not sure if it's priming, as I primed it with a little MTOH first. The flame was a little sketchy; red in some places, blue in others, but once I cranked it up high it seemed to even out. I am going to clean all the jets well and see if that helps.
by Demeter
Fri Dec 05, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: Vintage Backpacking Stoves
Topic: Help with my 22 year old Whisperlite
Replies: 2
Views: 1669

Help with my 22 year old Whisperlite

I pulled this relic out of the attic yesterday to prepare for some hardcore winter backpacking next month. I love my Starlytes, but after blowing through a ton of MTOH when last year's temps hit -5°f, decided to pull this antique out. The last time I fired it up was about 19 years ago :o No hate mai...
by Demeter
Sun Nov 30, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: Freezer Bag Cooking
Topic: New site for Freezer Bag Recipes
Replies: 11
Views: 3022

Re: New site for Freezer Bag Recipes

I'm bet that wild edibles in Southern Illinois are in season about the same time as my neck of the woods. Most plants in the Mid-Atantic are the same as the rest of the open, disturbed soil east of the Mississippi River, with the exception of woods. The only real difference is species variation...
by Demeter
Sun Nov 30, 2014 10:39 am
Forum: Freezer Bag Cooking
Topic: New site for Freezer Bag Recipes
Replies: 11
Views: 3022

Re: New site for Freezer Bag Recipes

I did a quick check on the wild foods page and inspired me to look forward to some spring time foraging. Wild Ginger abounds in the local woodlands. Plenty of garlic mustard also :mrgreen: glad your here :D You definitely don't have to wait until spring! The winter greens are coming up like crazy a...
by Demeter
Sun Nov 30, 2014 10:36 am
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: Hello out there!!
Replies: 4
Views: 2112

Re: Hello out there!!

Welcome to the site, Demeter and thanks for sharing your interesting links. I will have to spend more time delving into your DIY meals. What is your favorite? I like dehydrating homemade Skyline chili using very lean beef or venison and then adding it to a bag of Ramen noodles on the trail and cove...
by Demeter
Sun Nov 30, 2014 10:34 am
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: Hello out there!!
Replies: 4
Views: 2112

Re: Hello out there!!

Wow! glad to have you here. :D All stove issues can be resolved here ;) Ask lots of questions and share a lot of info. What got you interested in food preparations? I like eggs :mrgreen: Thanks Zelph. BTW when I say stove "problem" I mean that I am a little bit of an addict. I have a rubb...
by Demeter
Sat Nov 29, 2014 7:23 am
Forum: Freezer Bag Cooking
Topic: New site for Freezer Bag Recipes
Replies: 11
Views: 3022

Re: New site for Freezer Bag Recipes

Connie I checked all the links; they seem to be working ok now, so maybe you had a one-time snafu?...
by Demeter
Fri Nov 28, 2014 4:17 pm
Forum: Freezer Bag Cooking
Topic: New site for Freezer Bag Recipes
Replies: 11
Views: 3022

Re: New site for Freezer Bag Recipes

Thanks so much for the kind words. My blog is definitely a labor of love! I found this site from the stats of the link backs to the forum, so thanks for mentioning my blog here, since it made me find this forum!! I just finished a rather lengthy series of posts on DIY Trail Food from start to finish...
by Demeter
Fri Nov 28, 2014 4:07 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: Hello out there!!
Replies: 4
Views: 2112

Hello out there!!

Hi! My name is Demeter and I am a backpacking and foraging fanatic. Plus I have a major stove "problem," lol! Thrilled to find this board 'cos I love making new FBC recipes!

Can't wait to learn some new stuff!

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