Above photo: Mussels cooked over an open fire, dipped in butter, and sprinkled with salt are a favorite of Jacobsen Salt Co. founder, Ben Jacobsen.
Whether you like to recreate the comforts of home in the woods or keep it simple by roughing it with a pack and tent, the one thing we can all agree on is a good meal at the end of a long day is key to a successful overnight stay outdoors.
Jacobsen Salt Co. makes it easy for you to enhance your meals, even if you are packing light. See below for tips and tricks to making your next outdoor adventure tastier than ever!
Backpacking and Long Day Hikes
Don't Forget to Hydrate
Add a pinch of sea salt to a cup of water to rehydrate after a long hike or in the morning to make sure you are well hydrated before you start the day. Using just a little of our hand-harvested pure sea salt will assist with the absorption of water and minerals as well as restoring salt levels after a long day of sweating.
Trail Butter is a portable, single-serve nut butter blend of almond and cashew butter includes Jacobsen Salt and maple syrup for a vegan, salty-sweet snack that will keep you energized for your long day outdoors.
Conundrum Trail Mix is the perfect combination of sweet and savory, this lightly salted trail mix has hints of rosemary and is completely vegan. Add a handful to your pack oatmeal for extra protein and healthy fats to power you through to lunch.
Car and Camper Van Camping
Making a satisfying meal outdoors does not have to be complicated or involve bringing the entire kitchen with you on a trip. Don’t take our word for it. Derek Wolf of Over the Fire Cooking agrees that you can keep the seasoning simple for a tasty meal over the fire, even if you have room to bring more. Simply seasoning with a quality salt will save room and make dinnertime a breeze.
Our Salty Caramels make a for a convenient treat on the go. Not too hard, not too gooey, these caramels will hold their shape and pack easily in your food crate.
Take your s'mores to the next level by adding a salty caramel (or two) to the standard chocolate, marshmallow and graham cracker sandwich. You won’t regret it, we promise.
Breakfast of Champions
“If you’re like my family, it’s not a camping trip without pancakes,” says our marketing manager, Briana Danner. These days, she enhances her mom’s family recipe with a drizzle of honey and a sprinkle of coffee salt. You can also use the honey to sweeten camp tea or coffee while the coffee salt is perfect on that steak cooked over the fire pit.
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