Campfire Cooking

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Dutch Oven Orange Chicken Breasts

One of the best ways to make any dish stand out is not to overpower it with too much of a contrasting flavour – that’s what amateurs do. Instead, just add a “pinch” of it in your dish, enough to get your guest intrigued enough by this combination to ask you for the recipe. (Trust me, they always do.) And what food is better prepared for the job than the orange, whose delicious jui

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Campsite Catering: Keeping Healthy With Campfire Cooking

Who says campsite food has to be unhealthy? While most of us associate campfire food with roasted marshmallows and tasty sausages, it’s possible to stick to strict diets and healthy eating habits even when you’re in the wilderness. Figuring out what to pack for a camping trip is always a challenge, particularly if you’re planning to cook your own meals. It’s easy to rely on instant nood

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Romance in Camp

It would be fair to say that my love affair with camping is still going strong since my first trip when I fell tent, pole and zipper! Spending a few nights in the great outdoors, cuddling up next to a campfire with the one you love is a surefire way to put a spark into any relationship. With Valentines day just around the corner, why not add some romance in camp? Maybe you are wondering how on

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Giant Dutch Oven Cinnamon Roll

This breakfast treat is sure to be a hit with the kids! Our giant Dutch oven cinnamon roll became a favorite camping breakfast each year at our Oregon coast campouts. Ours is done in a 6 quart/10” Dutch oven and would be a generous breakfast for 6. We use 2 lbs. of frozen bread dough (like Rhode’s), defrosted; so this would be a great breakfast after the first night camping! Generously coat

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How to Make Fried Potatoes with Biscuits and Gravy

Below I will share with you my camping recipe for making a delicious meal: How to make fried potatoes with biscuits and gravy. This is really more suited for R.V. camping, but with a little bit of ingenuity and planning, it can also be put together for tent campers. Camping Recipe: Fried potatoes with Biscuits and Gravy Fried Potatoes: If your cooking at a higher elevation, be sure to allow a l

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How to Cook your Eggs in an Orange’s Skin

Bush walking in Australia could nearly be classed as a national pastime. There are a broad range of treks and walking tracks set out all over the country. For the "any" bush walker, one of the key aspects of trip planning is to travel light. With this in mind, I'd like to share a little camp fire cooking method that can save some weight. How to Cook your Eggs in an Orange's Skin: Build a s

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Camping Food Checklist

Food, Food, and Only Food (now that’s what I like to hear!) Checklist Here is a detailed checklist of all the food you could possible think to bring while camping! Obviously you should not bring all these items, just the ones you think you'll use. This camping food checklist is meant to be a guide in to help you pack and prepare. Read more on Camping Food Preparation. Camping Food Che

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How to Make a S’more

Let's Have S'more Fun If you have never experienced a S'more, you haven't lived yet. S'mores are a tasty treat most commonly enjoyed outdoors over an open fire. It seems as though S'mores have existed forever; no one really knows when they were invented or who came up with this genius dessert. From my personal experience I would say that S'mores are best when sitting around a campfire while cam

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