Lunch & Dinner

Stoked Campfire Green Beans & Bacon

Some foods are just MEANT to be together … bread and butter … peanut butter and jelly … mashed potatoes and gravy. Once you try green beans and bacon together, you’ll think of them as an inseparable pairing, too. Green ...

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Campfire Meatloaf

You may not think of meatloaf as a dish to make over a campfire, but with some prep ahead and using a Kelly Craig plank to cook it directly on the fire, meatloaf can be nearly as convenient as plain ...

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Asian Inspired Campfire Pizza Recipe

Cooked over a campfire or on a grill, with the subtle smokiness provided by the Kelly Craig Family Griller Plank, this chicken pizza will become a family camping favorite – and it’s so easy.   Asian Inspired Campfire Pizza Recipe ...

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Camping Recipes with Pinyon Pine Nuts

Toasted pine nuts are delicious ingredients. Pinyon Pine Nuts are off the charts.

Pinyon Pine Nuts with Pasta Have you ever eaten Pinyon Pine Nuts? Chances are pretty good you’ve heard of and eaten regular ol’ pine nuts (aka pignolias). They’ve been a food source all the way back to Old Testament and before. They are still ...

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Prickly Pear Cactus Salad

Prickly pear cactus salad is fresh and bright with tomatoes, nopales, and lots of cilantro, plus lemon juice.

Prickly Pear Cactus Salad Simple, delicious salad you can whip together right at the campsite. Fresh chopped tomatoes are best, but you can get by with canned if you have to … just be sure to drain them well. The jalapenos may bring some heat, but you ...

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Light Up Camp Supper with Dutch Oven Cactus Casserole

A beautiful, bubbly Dutch Oven Casserole made with prickly pear cactus pads called napoles.

For camping recipes, we’re focusing on eating the prickly pear pads (aka nopales or nopalitos). That’s what goes in this cactus casserole. While you can harvest your own (be sure of the regulations on public lands) and prepare them yourself, it’s definitely a ...

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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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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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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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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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