Camp Cooking

3 Captain Morgan Cocktails…Without Coke

We’re always looking for our next favorite camping cocktail, which got us thinking. Why is Captain Morgan always mixed with Coca-Cola? Sure, it’s delicious – but the associated sugar spike that comes from this go-to cocktail can be bit much ...

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Tour of New Belgium Brewing: Home of Fat Tire

In The Can: Brewery Spotlight New Belgium Brewing, Fort Collins, Colorado Colorado has more craft breweries per capita than any other state. If you’re a beer lover, that’s a very good thing. If you’re a craft brewery, that makes it ...

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Jolly Rancher Lemonade

You’re going to love this sweet campsite twist on Jolly Rancher Lemonade. In 1949 a man by the name of Bill Harmsen began making ice cream and other confections in Golden, Colorado and selling most of his products in Denver. ...

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Campfire Trout In Foil Recipe

If you love fresh fish, you’ve got to try our Campfire Trout in Foil recipe! Fishing is a big deal in Colorado. Everywhere you travel, you’re likely to come across someone trying to catch trout. Fly fishing, in particular, is ...

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Colorado Peach Cobbler Camping Recipe

Once you’ve tried this Colorado Peach Cobbler camping recipe, you may come to the understanding that THIS is the reason Dutch ovens were invented. You can hold out for Colorado Peach season which is focused in August, but this cobbler ...

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Honey Stinger S’more Recipe

Honey Stingers are made in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and no energy food – new or old – embraces the mountain lifestyle more. Honey Stingers are great on their own, but in a s’more? Now that’s a Colorado Rocky Mountain High! ...

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Colorado Slopper Camping Recipe

The Colorado Slopper Camping Recipe This is one of those recipes for which the creation is claimed by a number of old timey Colorado watering holes. We’re not sure who to give the credit to, but whoever dreamt this one ...

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Vegetarian Colorado Chili Verde Recipe

Vegetarian Colorado Chili Verde Wherever you go in Colorado you’ll see Chile Verde or Green Chile offered as a side dish or sauce. It goes well as either. For the campsite we cut some corners, but this is still a ...

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Quick Campfire Pinto Beans Recipe

Quick Campfire Pinto Beans Colorado – specifically Dove Creek, Colorado – stakes the claim to the title “Pinto Bean Capital of the World.” That may be so, but in any case it’s hard to think of a more traditional picture ...

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Walking Snacks : Walking Salad

The choice of croutons isn’t a base you might think of, but it’s oh so logical especially walking snacks! If you aren’t familiar with jicama – you need to be. It’s a low-carb root veg that adds nice sweetness. The ...

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