Breakfast

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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Dutch Oven Sausage And Pancake Bake

dutch-oven-pancake-recipe

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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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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Create Delicious Grapefruit Brûlée at Your Campfire

Use a torch to perfectly crust your grapefruit brûlée.

Grapefruit brûlée. So simple! So delicious. Just three ingredients!  The most important thing to remember is to loosen the grapefruit sections inside the rind before adding the brown sugar or cooking. It’s way easier and neater than trying to do ...

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Campfire Sausage Roll

Think about your favorite fresh sausage patty … for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. As good as it is, think about what it would taste like if you added just a hint of smoke. That’s exactly what using Gourmet Smoke Wraps ...

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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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