current and upcoming appearances
As appearances, book signings, podcasts and live interviews are booked the information will be posted here.

If you would like to schedule me for a talk, demonstration, podcast, interview, signing, or to be a guest on your blog, please send an email to

book signings
I will be signing copies of both her books in the lobby of the Algonquin Provincial Park Visitors Center (Highway 60) in August 2013. The date will be posted once confirmed with the Friends of Algonquin Park.

wilderness cooking workshop
I will be hosting a wilderness cooking workshop, in conjunction with the Friends of Algonquin Park, at the East Beach Pavillion in Algonquin Provincial Park in the Summer of 2013. Details will be posted as soon as a date is confirmed.

local private workshops
Personal instructional workshops are available in Southern Ontario. I offers small private lessons in my home but will also come to your location for larger groups of up to 20 people. Evening and Saturday dates are available in October, November, & January. Please contact me for pricing information.

print & online appearances
My backcountry cooking and camp food articles have appeared in a number of publications and trail-club newsletters. If your website, newspaper or club would like me to write an article or share some backpacking recipes please contact me via

You can find me writing for the following print and online resources related to trail cooking.

I am a regular contributor for an American backpacking publication in the Pacific Northwest called Seattle Backpackers Magazine where I share trail food ideas and recipes every month. My article on quinoa, from December 2010, was also mentioned in Livestrong.

Backpacking Recipes

Seattle Backpackers Magazine
Dispelling the Mushroom Myth
10 Backcountry Kitchen Essentials
It's Apple Harvest Time
Bread Getting Squashed in Your Pack?
An Inspiration from the Produce Aisle
Chia—It's Not Just a Novelty Gift
The No-Cook Trail Lunch - also in the Florida Trail Association's Newsletter
Eggs in the Backcountry
Soup's On—Pizza Soup and Ribollita
Romancing the Trail
Winter Drinks to Warm You Up
Quinoa—A Superfood for the Trail

Gluten-Free Ontario
Gourmet Gluten-Free Wilderness Camping

Wilderness Canoe Association—Nastawgan
Food for Paddlers

Washington Trails Magazine
How to Do It—Dehydrating Food

Homemade Frontier
Dehydrate Your Own - Ontario, Canada - October 29, 2010. In the comments I included a recipe for the Carrot Muffin Leather which appears in Another Fork in the Trail.

The Muskoka Sun
Cooking in the Wilderness—An Introduction

The Ottawa Canoe Club Newsletter
Tea in the Wilderness

Practical Backpacking - Interview
Podcast #37 (OR, USA) - interview conducted by Bernie Wilt

Let's Go Outdoors Radio - Interview
Podcast (AB, Canada) - interview conducted by Michael Short

some of my past appearances
I've enjoyed the opportunity of participating in some great events related to cooking food on backpacking and paddling trips.

wilderness cooking workshop: become a packable gourmet
This is part of the Experience Algonquin Workshop series.
Algonquin Provincial Park - Ontario, Canada - August 9, 2012
Algonquin Provincial Park - Ontario, Canada - August 4, 2011
Algonquin Provincial Park - Ontario, Canada - August 3, 2009

book signings
Algonquin Provincial Park - Ontario, Canada - August 8, 2012
Algonquin Provincial Park - Ontario, Canada - August 3, 2011
Algonquin Provincial Park - Ontario, Canada - August 4, 2009
Algonquin Provincial Park - Ontario, Canada - August 16, 2008
Saugeen Bluffs Conservation Area - Ontario, Canada - May 17, 2008

I never share a recipe that I wouldn't make for my family and friends. Interested in everyday cooking? Then take a peek at my personal cooking blog, aptly named craveable.