Lunch & Dinner

World-Class Steak: The Importance of Resting a Steak

selecting your cut of steak

This post is part of our 50 Campfires series, 9 Rules for Flame-Cooking a World-Class Steak, giving you a complete guide to one of the best camping meals imaginable. The importance of resting a steak cannot be overstated. This is ...

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World-Class Steak: Cutting and Slicing a Steak

selecting your cut of steak

This post is part of our 50 Campfires series, 9 Rules for Flame-Cooking a World-Class Steak, giving you a complete guide to one of the best camping meals imaginable. One of final steps in this process cutting and slicing a ...

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World-Class Steak: Steak Saucing and Sides

selecting your cut of steak

This post is part of our 50 Campfires series, 9 Rules for Flame-Cooking a World-Class Steak, giving you a complete guide to one of the best camping meals imaginable. The final step in cooking a world-class steak is understanding the ...

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Bannock: The Original Camping Bread – Unusual But Delicious Camping Foods

“Bannock”; it’s not just a made-up word that shows up as a stumbling block in a sixth grade spelling bee. It’s the original North American camping bread with heritage attributed to native northern tribes such as the Nunavut and the ...

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Try Sardines, You’ll Like Them — Unusual But Delicious Camping Foods

Try sardines as a snack, lunch on the go, or as a main dish ingredient.

Offer canned fish to someone who hasn’t tried it before and the reaction you receive may be, “Why are you trying to make me eat cat food?” While it may be the newbie’s impression, it’s ill-informed and displays a total lack of ...

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Campfire Recipes From Carolina Lowcountry

boiled fish with shrimps and potato

Carolina Lowcountry cooking is about two things. The first is seafood so fresh it’s still moving – literally. It’s likely just minutes off the boat. The second is about cooking up that seafood over an outdoor wood fire. Yes, a ...

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Oliver Thames’ Carolina Cocktail Sauce

Fresh Organic Shrimp Cocktail with red sauce

Try this sauce on any and every kind of seafood you put on your table. Chances are you’ll find new favorite uses for this sauce every time you make it. Carolina Cocktail Sauce   Print Author: Carolina Lowcountry Ingredients 2 ...

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Oliver Thames’ LowCountry Boil

You’ll also hear this called Frogmore Stew, Beaufort Stew and Shrimp Boil. Whatever you call it you can’t make enough of it! This list of ingredients should serve 10 hungry folks, but once they start eating you’ll need seconds, thirds, and ...

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Oliver Thames’ Lowcountry Surf & Turf

Sliced steak topped with a red wine reduction sauce, plated alongside fresh green asparagus spears and prawns.

The ingredients are basic. Select what’s in season and what you can find that’s really, really fresh. Like all Lowcountry cooking, this isn’t anything fancy, but it’s oh so delicious. The proportions here will serve six or so hungry folks. ...

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Campfire Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving turkey recipes

Cooking something as large as a turkey with a campfire poses a unique set of issues. Most important is bringing the entire bird up to a temperature ensuring it’s safe to eat. Foodsaftey.gov says that temperature is 165 degrees for ...

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