Author Archives: 50 Campfires

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Gear You Need for Winter Grilling

Winter grilling is a right of passage for real outdoor cooks.

The passion for great food cooked outdoors knows no bounds … at least ones set by the thermometer, barometer, or anemometer! Winter grilling is an outdoor cook’s right of passage, but getting the job done is always easier when you ...

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Airbnb Experiences & Accommodations for Outdoor Lovers

Airbnb outdoor destinations are romantic for lovers of the outdoors.

Finding a romantic outdoor getaway has never been so easy. The world is literally at your fingertips. Airbnb not only offers a wide range of camping and glamping accommodations, they now catalog customizable Airbnb experiences as well. There are a ...

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How To Clean, Care For Cast Iron Cookware

How To Clean Your Cast Iron Cooking–The Straight Truth Cleaning & Care If you want to experience information overload, just Google “cleaning cast iron cookware.” You will find so many conflicting ideas and theories you might just say “Forget it!” and ...

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Dutch Oven Bread Pudding With Jack Daniels Sauce

There are many ways to make Dutch oven bread pudding. This one is perfect for making for an overnight camping trip whether you’re staying in a tent, camper, or cabin. And adding the Jack Daniels Sauce is a luxuriously delicious ...

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The Weirdest Sleeping Bag We’ve Seen Yet

Finally! A two-person sleeping bag that is shaped like a giant pair of jeans! What a time to be alive! The actual name for this bizarre sleeping contraption is “The Super Big Wrapped in Warmth Happy Furry Jeans Sleeping Bag.” Good ...

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50 Campfires Awarded “Best Family Blog” at Outdoor Blogger Summit

50 Campfires Awarded “Best Family Blog” at Outdoor Blogger Summit Minneapolis, MN, January 29, 2018— 50 Campfires, the only media platform built specifically for America’s car and family campers was named “Best Family Blog” during the annual Outdoor Blogger Summit ...

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Quick And Easy Way To Light Lump Charcoal

Choosing Between Charcoal Briquettes and Lump Charcoal In the foodie world – in which many campers reside, at least, some of the time – the battle rages between charcoal briquettes and lump charcoal as the fuel source of choice for ...

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Try A Hot Beer Poker To Make Your Bock Rock

Ever wonder why many beers in the bock style have the likeness of a goat on their label? No, it’s not because bock is a stronger beer that will kick you in the seat of your pants if you’re not ...

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Who the Heck Is Jack Wolfskin?

Who is Jack Wolfskin? Do you know Jack Wolfskin? You would think, if you’d met him, you’d remember a guy with an unusual name like that! So if the name doesn’t ring an immediate bell, you probably haven’t encountered him ...

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7 Tips To Keep Your Cooler CRAZY Cold

*This content is directed toward an audience of legal drinking age. Wow! We’ve come a long, long way in cooler technology in the last decade. Super-insulated, roto-molded coolers are at nearly every campsite you visit these days. There are dozens ...

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