FIND IDEAS ON "CAMPING CUISINE 101"

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CAMPFIRE CONES

Campfire Cones

Start with a waffle cone and layer mini marshmallows with a variety of chips, fruits, cereal bits (use your imagination).  Wrap in foil and cook over fire for about 5 minutes, rotating to prevent burning. Remove and let sit about 2 minutes.  Tear foil  and eat like an ice cream cone.  Make ahead so they are on hand for a bed time snack for little campers..

OMELETTE IN A BAG

Omelette in a bag

In a freezer grade ziploc, add 2-3 eggs and other ingredients you like (cheese, ham, onion, pepper, mushroom etc.). Seal and shake to blend.  Place in pot of boiling water for approximately 13 minutes. Remove with tongs and dump out onto plate. Cook multiple bags simultaneously.  Make ahead for quick meal and easy clean up at camp.

FOIL PACK SAUSAGE

Sausage Potatoes foil pack

Parboil in same pot 1 lb. each of sausage, red potatoes and green beans for 5 minutes. Cut into bite size and toss in bowl with chopped onion, parsley, 4 tsp. cajun seasoning , salt & pepper.  Scoop on to 4 pieces of heavy foil and top with 1 tb. butter.  Place more foil over top and seal edges into a packet. Cook 15 minutes over fire. Make ahead and pack in cooler.

A MUST HAVE FOR CAMPING

PIE IRON~HOBO PIE MAKER~PUDGIE PIE

Three rules to follow regarding pie irons.  Make sure its cast iron, make sure it is seasoned before using, and use your imagination!  *TIP* Cooking over hot coals instead of flames gives a better result. Try these combos:

  • Pepperoni/Cheese/Marinara/Bread
  • Cinnamon Raisin Bread/Apple Pie Filling
  • Tortilla/Taco Meat/Refried Beans/Cheese/Salsa
  • Banana Bread/Nutella/Strawberries
  • Flatbread/Spinach/Sausage/Ricotta/Tomatoes

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PRINTABLES

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CAMP KITCHEN CHECKLIST

A comprehensive list by REI.  They could have left a few things off...like the ice cream maker and the hand crank blender.

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FOOD PACKING LIST

Columns for food prep, dry goods,  and coolers.  Fill in your own text.

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MEAL PLANNING

Breakfast Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Drinks categories to fill in your own items.

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