Camp Cooking

Reverse Sear Steak and Add Campfire Smokiness

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A-Maze-N Tube Smoker Ups Your Steak Grilling Game Have you tried the reverse sear steak cooking method and adding campfire smokiness? If you haven’t, you’re in for a great treat. And it’s so easy to do! The A-Maze-N Tube Smoker comes into play ...

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3 Winter Cocktails for Your Thermos

Homemade Hot Buttered Rum

A Campfire for Your Thermos – Winter Cocktails Tips & Tricks Some winter cocktails can stand up to spending a few hours in a thermos, but many cannot. We undertook painstaking, but not unwelcome, research to come up with these ...

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6 Winter Soups and Stews to Keep You Warm

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Making the best of cold weather means making great winter soups and stews to warm the coldest souls from the inside out! Whether you make it at home and carry them along in a thermos, reheat it at a yurt ...

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Tasty Trail Bites: Sidecars And Salmon

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I love exploring new trails. So much so, that I’ve almost completed 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Of Minneapolis, a wonderful book by Tom Watson. One of my favorite things to do is to take a break halfway to enjoy ...

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In The Can: Kulshan Brewing Company – Bellingham, WA

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“Within about 2 minutes of hiking we began grabbing hemlock branches to use as defense weapons.” Chris Noskoff, owner of Kulshan Brewery, is referring to a grudge match he and his daughter had against the most awful black flies Alaska ...

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In The Can: Aslan Brewing Co. – Bellingham, WA

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A band’s first album is often the most spirited, daring undertaking they’ll undertake. They have to make it work, so they put everything they have into it. The same is true of a young brewery. Everything thing they do has to ...

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Redd Superfood Energy Bars: Review

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I have always been a fan of caffeine on a hike. If I have the time, it’s wonderful to sit down mid-hike and make a quick cup of instant coffee. Is that my favorite kind of coffee? Of course not, ...

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3 Boozy Hot Chocolate Recipes That’ll Blow Your Mind

3 Ways to Spike Your Hot Chocolate

Is there anything better than a piping hot cup of cocoa after hours of braving the cold? What about adding an extra punch to said cup with your favorite booze? Now we’re talkin’… Winter cocktails are always a good idea ...

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Mountain House Breakfast Skillet: Review

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On our recent trip to Oregon we were so busy we didn’t have time to make breakfast from scratch. On top of that it rained much of the time, so cooking conditions were kind of cruddy. The Mountain House Breakfast ...

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10 Easy Breakfast Recipes

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Jumpstart Your Day: 10 Easy Breakfast Recipes Every now and then, it’s fun to whip out the Dutch oven for a tasty breakfast treat – like our caramel cinnamon rolls. But for the majority of backpackers and campers morning meals ...

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