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Bernzomatic Trailblazer Extender & Explorer : Camping Torches

Having a reliable source of fire when camping should be in your Top 10 “Must Haves” when packing for a trip. Whether you’re heading out for a weekend getaway, or hoofing it off the beaten path for an extended outing ...

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Fish Recipes & Side Dishes

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Walking Snacks : Walking Salad

The choice of croutons isn’t a base you might think of, but it’s oh so logical especially walking snacks! If you aren’t familiar with jicama – you need to be. It’s a low-carb root veg that adds nice sweetness. The ...

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Walking Snacks : Chicken Alfredo

Yes, yes … this one sounds weird, but it’s awesome. Caramelized onions and garlic are an extremely versatile ingredient in a wise camp cook’s arsenal. Brown up sliced onions and garlic ahead of time and store them in zipper top ...

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Walking Snacks : Seafood Delight

Canned fish and seafood of all kinds are often overlooked as great camping protein. It’s a shame because they’re also perfect for walking snacks. Now many varieties come in single serving pouches of their own – even the salmon in ...

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Walking Snacks : Biscuits N Gravy

Walking snacks like Mom used to make (kind of). In some parts of the country you may have a difficult time finding single-serving plain pork rinds (After all, who are we to judge what a single serving of pork rinds ...

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Walking Snacks : Picnic In A Bag

The all-American version of walking snacks is all here – everything you need for a mid-summer picnic except the beer. We recommend you enjoy that on the side, because we hate mushy potato chips. Walking Snacks : Picnic In A ...

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Walking Snacks : Tater Tot Hotdish

In Minnesota, we are Tater Tot Hotdish connoisseurs (that’s casserole anywhere else.) This walking snack version comes close to passing muster. When you heat up the cream of mushroom soup, only use half the milk called for on the can. ...

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Walking Snacks : The Cheeseburger

Perhaps one of the best Walking Snacks. And yes, we know there’s a debate about what goes on a “real” cheeseburger. No, we don’t really care. Just create your walking cheeseburger in a bag with your favorite toppings. Walking Snacks ...

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Walking Snacks : Pollo Mucho Picante Lima

Okay, we tried to get fancy with the Spanish name. It’s got chicken. It’s got hot sauce. It’s got lime. It’s got cheese. How could it be anything but delicious? It is, but you don’t have to trust us. Make ...

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