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Zippo Outdoor Product Shoot Out!

Zippo has been making Windproof Lighters for more than 80 years, right here in the United States. When we first discovered they were making camping products as well, we knew we had to get our hands on them. In this ...

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Banana S’more with More in Foil Packet

this really is just a neat banana s'more in a foil packet

This is definitely a banana s’more with more! And because you make it in a foil packet, it’s way less messy that assembling it like a sandwich after the individual pieces have cooked. Banana S'more with More in Foil Packet ...

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Easy Campfire Dessert: Citrus Bread Pudding In Foil Packets

Beautiful as it looks, this is an easy campfire dessert to serve up.

Yes, this one sounds odd, but it’s an easy campfire dessert you’ll find delicious. Kids will love eating a scrumptious dessert straight out of an orange or grapefruit rind. 50 Campfires has offered a number of recipes for baking campfire ...

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Create Delicious Grapefruit Brûlée at Your Campfire

Use a torch to perfectly crust your grapefruit brûlée.

Grapefruit brûlée. So simple! So delicious. Just three ingredients!  The most important thing to remember is to loosen the grapefruit sections inside the rind before adding the brown sugar or cooking. It’s way easier and neater than trying to do ...

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Bacon, Parm, Hearts of Palm Combine for Unique Foil Packet

Hearts of palm, bacon, and parmesan cheese are the ingredients in this simple but unique foil packet recipe.

Hearts of palm are an often forgotten vegetable option, especially for camping. But with the addition of bacon and parmesan they make a unique foil packet side dish to grace any picnic table. Hearts of palm are sitting there in ...

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Make a Campfire Shrimp Boil In Foil

Campfire Shrimp Boil ingredients included in the foil packet are: shrimp, potatoes, sweet corn, sausage, and Old Bay Seasoning.

No question! Preparing a Campfire Shrimp Boil is gourmet campsite eating, but it’s so easy. It should be a must serve anytime you’re camping in a locale where you can lay your hands on some fresh shrimp. (But here’s a ...

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Stocking Up At The Orlando Bass Pro Shops Was The Right Move

50 Campfires Field Trips are all about new adventures that we’ve never experienced, and that usually involves gear that we don’t own. On this particular trip to Florida’s Nature Coast, we were going to be crabbing, shark fishing, and swimming ...

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The COAST FL78R Headlamp Has A Feature We’ve Never Seen Before

The COAST FL78R Rechargeable Headlamp will make everyone green with envy. On our Florida Field Trip we had a chance to try out a completely new type of headlamp. That new feature that we ended up liking so much? Green ...

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First Time Bull Shark Fishing On The Florida Nature Coast

Perhaps it’s from seeing the movie “Jaws” too many times as a youth, but it has long been a dream of Nick’s to catch a shark. The Nature Coast provided the right opportunity for him to fulfill that dream. The ...

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Roadside Challenge : Florida

Ever notice how food, just like a song, can call to mind a particular memory or place? The thought process goes like this: “The first time I ever ate (fill in the first blank with a foodstuff), I was at ...

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