Breakfast

Skillet Eggs with Nopalitos

Skillet eggs with nopales are awesome.

Eating Prickly Pear Cactus To look at them growing in their natural habitat – and especially to touch them – you might never think of prickly pear cactus as a food source. In reality, both the pads (aka stems and ...

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Mesquite Pancakes & Gluten-Free Mesquite Pancakes

Mesquite pancakes cooking over open campfire.

If you don’t live in mesquite country, you may not realize it, but the mesquite tree produces seeds or beans in a large pod. For eons, indigenous peoples have collected these dried pods and ground them into flour or meal. Interestingly, for ...

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Enjoy These Savory Mesquite Muffins In Camp or On the Trail

The great taste of these savory mesquite muffins goes great any time. Consider muffins and beer pairing?

The most convenient way to take these mesquite muffins camping with you is to make them up at home, throw them in a large zipper top bag, and serve them up at camp, on the trail, or in the car. ...

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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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Hot Sauce Taste Test Along the Great River Road

Clint and Nick set up to taste a variety of hot sauce brands collected during the Field Trip Great River Road.

50 Campfires Hot Sauce Connoisseurs When it comes to culinary adventures, when you’re in the South … you taste test hot sauces. But 50 Campfires didn’t see the point of another “Who can eat the hottest hot sauce” kind of ...

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Road Trip $2 Food Challenge

Nick tastes pickled quail eggs during the road trip food challenge during the Field Trip: Great River Road.

There are the classic regional foods we set out to try on any 50 Campfires Field Trip. Those are the ones for which we’ve delivered these recipes so you can try them and enjoy them. Then there are the foods ...

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12 Recipes for Campfire Biscuit Cups … or Whatever You Want to Call Them

Roast campfire biscuit cups on a variety of types of sticks.

The cups you make with biscuit dough wrapped around a cylinder of some kind and toasted to golden perfection over a campfire go by a lot of names. Campfire biscuit cups are also called Wolf ‘em cups, Woof ‘em cups, ...

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American Bagels For Breakfast

American Bagels For Breakfast   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   A bagel, an egg, Spam and cheese -- there's no breakfast more American than that. Author: 50 Campfires Recipe type: Breakfast ...

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Dean’s Dip Creamy Ranchy Dutch Oven Breakfast

This Dutch oven breakfast bake has a tangy, creamy flavor you don’t find in your average mountain man breakfast. Give it a shot. Dean's Dip Creamy Ranchy Dutch Oven Breakfast   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 45 mins ...

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Nissin Top Ramen Italian Scramble

Top Ramen for breakfast? Heck, yah! Lunch or supper, too. That’s the great thing about good ol’ scrambled eggs. They go great any time! On its own this scramble would only deliver you protein and some veggies. With the addition of the ...

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