Campfire Cooking

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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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How to Eat Cheap and Healthy When Camping

Being a city girl, I came to camping a bit later in life and at a time when good food and value for money were both extremely important to me. Chocolate obsession aside, I try to eat fairly healthy, which can be difficult when going on a camping trip. I like my calories to come with significant vitamins and delicious value for what I eat. That means fresh produce when possible, a few pre-made item

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Wowo Wonderland!

They say 'never judge a book by it's cover' and I say 'you should never judge a campsite by it's entrance!'    Hands up! I am a self confessed glamper and on arrival at WOWO campsite (Waspbourne Manor Farm), I thought my quilts and feather pillows had been packed in vein. But after the initial approach and first impressions of the surroundings, the girls and I found ourselves in a hidd

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Using a Storm Kettle When Camping

Otherwise known as a kelly kettle or gypsy kettle the storm kettle is a flask-shaped double-skinned kettle. Because of its design the water inside is exposed to a large surface area of heat. Below I will share with you why storm kettles are ideal for camping and how they are best used. Storm Kettles are Perfect for Camping You can use this like any conventional gas-top kettle on your camping sto

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