Camp Cooking

How To Pick the Perfect Watermelon

how to pick the perfect watermelon cover

A bright, sunny, hot Fourth Day of July; a friendly campground with the red, white, and blue flying over many campsites; picnic after picnic table adorned with crisply chilled, freshly cut, invitingly pink chunks of watermelon beaconing the wayward camper ...

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In The Can: Speakeasy Ales & Lagers – San Francisco, CA

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers was founded in 1997. The first beer they ever made was Prohibition Ale, an amber beer still in production today. It recently won yet another award–gold medal in its category at the 2013 Great American Beer ...

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5 Crazy Delicious S’more Recipes

smore recipes

Hey – we love a traditional S’more as much as you do, but sometimes you gotta mix it up … go crazy! We decided to try out the new Zip S’morezy Roasting Log and took the opportunity to change up the ...

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Yumbutter Superfood Sunflower: Review

As I venture into the outdoors to clear my mind, gain some perspective on things happening in my life, and take in the fresh air with outdoor activities. A big part of that whole process is keeping myself energized. Recently ...

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Summer Infusions for Your Campsite

I often treat camping trips with friends as opportunities to introduce them to new things: music, food, drinks and gear. Spending a few nights in the woods together creates time to focus on details. I’ll spend months putting together the ...

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In The Can: Ruhstaller – Sacramento, CA

The folks at Ruhstaller Brewing are proud to share the history and cutting edge technology behind their uniquely Californian brews. Here are the who, what, where, why, when and how straight from the Sacramento brew masters themselves. Ruhstaller was originally ...

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In The Can: Denali Brewing Company – Talkeetna, AK

Few places remain as wild and free as Alaska. Everything there, even in the cities, is inspired by or touched by an appreciation for nature and the outdoors, including the cuisine and the beer of the Last Frontier. It takes ...

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Mountain House Chicken And Dumplings: Review

mountain house chicken and dumplings

I’ve always been a fan of freeze dried meals for camping. I probably use them the way most people do – I don’t bring 12 freeze dried meals and live off nothing but that for a weekend. Rather, I grab ...

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5 Camping Meals That Are Just Glorious

When it’s time to eat, these campers aren’t messing around.   

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World-Class Steak: Selecting Your Cut of Steak

selecting your cut of steak

Selecting Your Cut Of Steak 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. Browse the list below to skip to a ...

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