Camp Cooking

Three Warm & Wonderful Mulled Wine Recipes

Pumpkin mulled wine, mulled white wine, and mulled wine with brandy, each with the varietal of Black Box Wine with which it was made.

Ask a dozen people what they consider the most “camping-friendly” adult beverage, and it’s a pretty good bet most of them will respond with a four-letter word … “Beer.” But that other four-letter beverage … “wine” … is catching on ...

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Red Wine Hot Chocolate — The Perfect Camping Cocoa

Warming hands on mug of Red Wine Hot Chocolate - The Perfect Camping Cocoa, made with Black Box Cabernet Sauvignon.

They are not two drinks that you’d immediately think of combining – red wine and hot chocolate. But if you take a second and realize, “I love red wine. I love chocolate. I enjoy drinking red wine while eating good ...

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Pie Iron Brown Bread & Baked Beans

This pie iron treat combines the three New England B’s – brown bread, beans, and bacon. You might not think of a baked bean sandwich as eatin’ good – until you try this!!! Pie Iron Brown Bread & Baked Beans ...

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Maine Blueberry Pie Iron Pies

Blueberry pies cooked in pie irons and featuring Maine blueberries.

Blueberry pies are classic pie iron recipe, but when you hit Maine in blueberry season – they are something special. After all, blueberry pie is the official state dessert of Maine!   Maine Blueberry Pie Iron Pies   Print Prep ...

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Lobster Ice Cream in Bar Harbor, Maine

“I scream. You scream. We all scream for LOBSTER? ice cream!?!” Sometimes food puts a location on the map. On the rare occasion, a place puts food on the map … or menu. The latter is the case for lobster ...

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You Need to Check Out The Marshmallow Cart

Visiting the Marshmallow Cart in Portland, Maine Most days – nearly every day it’s not catering an event – The Marshmallow Cart is found on a street corner in a park in Portland, Maine. Co-founder Madison Gouzie’s specialty are made-to-order s’mores ...

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Road Trip $2 Food Challenge – Maine Edition

It’s now become part of 50 Campfires Field Trip tradition. As Nick and Clint travel the various regions of the country, they’re stopping at convenience stores and gas stations. Most present them with new foods and flavors they’ve never tried ...

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Dutch Oven Jalapeno Cheddar Bread

This loaf of bread takes some time, but it’s well worth it … especially when it’s warm, right out of the oven with a good rasher of soft butter spread from crust to crust. The first thing to do when ...

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Pour Fireball Whisky on Watermelon Rocks – Blow Your Mind

Ice cube tray filled with chopped, pureed watermelon flesh, frozen and ready to drop into any beverage that could benefit from a hint of watermelon.

Some things are just meant to be, but who’d a thunk it was watermelon and Fireball Whisky? Menu planning for the 50 Campfires Field Trips begins well before the team hits the road. We research regional foods in the area ...

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Food of the Field Trip: Great River Road

Nick frying fish in tempura batter on picnic table with COAST headlamp during Field Trip: Great River Road.

When we head out on 50 Campfires Field Trips, the mission is always to experience the area we’re visiting as fully as possible. That means meeting the people, visiting the sites, and especially sampling foods of the region. However, we ...

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