Camp Cooking

10 Favorite Vegetarian Camping Recipes

“Why don’t you give us more vegetarian recipes?” is one of the most common questions from 50 Campfires curious culinary crowd.  Our answer is, “We do!” But we have to admit that they get spread out in the magazine and ...

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Stuffed Pumpkin Done Picture Perfect

stuffed pumpkin sliced in half to reveal layers.

It was a big day for your extended family at the apple orchard. There was apple picking, hayrides, a corn maze, punkin chunkin’, and more. Now everyone’s back at the fire pit in your back yard … and they’re hungry. If you want ...

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Door County Cherry and Cucumber Salad

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This is a light, quick salad that makes the most of the late-July to mid-August harvest of sweet cherries in Door County, Wisconsin. You can cut things up ahead of time and just keep them in the cooler to toss ...

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Door County Fish Boil for Two

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The traditional Door County Fish Boil is a tourist spectacle that turns out some mighty good eating. Many restaurants there have fish boils weekly and some every night. The cooking is done outside in a huge caldron. Water is brought ...

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Smoked Fish Spread

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Most anywhere you go along the Lake Michigan Shores you’ll find fish shops and smokehouses. The famous one we stopped by in Algoma, Wisconsin is Bearcats Fish House. Among the dozens and dozens of choices in the display cases was ...

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The Cudighi Sandwich : An Upper Michigan Classic

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Even after hearing it, we’re not sure how to pronounce it either, but we knew right away it’s a dish we needed to convert for campsite convenience. Mix it up ahead of time and cook it up in camp – ...

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Johnsonville Spicy Black Pepper Brats

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The brats themselves are traditional, but this topping offers a twist … and some heat if you want it. Think about trying it with a supply of good Wisconsin beer … Leinenkugel’s or a Spotted Cow, anyone? Johnsonville Spicy Black ...

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Dutch Oven Sausage And Pancake Bake

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Johnsonville makes more than just brats. Their breakfast sausages are a camping staple. This is an awesome sweet breakfast treat. It bakes up quickly in a Dutch oven, so check on it often to make sure it doesn’t get overdone. ...

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Torched Campsite Appetizer Recipes

One of the best parts about cooking at the campsite, is taking your time – and preparing meals that you might not otherwise have the chance to make. We love preparing campsite appetizers to pair with impromptu happy hours around ...

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6 Great Ways To Make Camping Coffee

Even if you don't like the taste of coffee, the smell wafting across the campsite is nearly universally appealing.

For most of us, coffee is an essential starter in the morning on any camping adventure. Even those who don’t drink coffee usually love its smell wafting across a campsite. Combined with frying bacon and wood smoke, it’s an aroma ...

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