Joslyn Kilborn

Josyln Kilborn is freelance writer currently on a Yukon-hiatus in Toronto. She lives in a motor-home named Burt. In addition to her freelance stories she writes a column called “Things That Scare Me” and “THIS IS NOT THE YUKON: Life in Southern…

Camp Fire Cake

Sometimes, you just need cake. I’ve baked this from scratch before, but this is the one time I’m going to advocate boxed over homemade: when you’re deep in the backcountry it’s just too much fuss to pack in all the things you need to make a decent cake. The last time I made this, I …

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The Magic of Mushrooms

Jean Francois is a chef. I met him at a B.C. heli-ski lodge on Highway 5 — The Yellowhead — in the early 2000s. He cooked pastries and cakes and cookies and yelled at the breakfast servers at six in the morning. I was a person cleaning rooms, chopping wood, listlessly dusting big stone walls, …

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