Camp Cooking

Cheese-Stuffed Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp on the Grill

Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

You might have seen bacon-wrapped shrimp before, but have you ever tried it stuffed with this special cream cheese filling? Of all the bacon-wrapped shrimp recipes out there, this one is by far the 50 Campfires team’s favorite. Although, we will admit ...

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40 Hot Dog Styles From Around the World

40 Hot dog Styles Around the World

Ever thought the hot dog is exclusive to North America? You’d be wrong. People cook and serve dozens of hot dog styles and sausage all around the world. From the Idaho hot dog in a baked potato to a Guatemalan ...

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What Makes a Great Hot Dog?

If anyone truly knows anything about a great hot dog, it’s probably going to be a butcher. So we found one of the best and picked his mind about what makes a good hot dog and how a camper should ...

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Dutch Oven Bacon Ball – Destined for Your Campsite

Dutch Oven Bacon Ball Recipe

What’s your fantasy bacon dish? Might you consider a bacon pie? That’s sort of what this is – a Dutch oven bacon ball. The crust is bacon, and the pie filling includes bacon, too, if that’s the way you decide ...

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12 Tips for Trophy-Worthy Homemade Jerky

Homemade Jerky

The number of American road trips fueled by energy drinks and convenience store meat sticks is already lost to the history of America’s 20th Century. The problem is those individually packaged concoctions of meat byproducts and chemicals hyped by professional ...

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Start to Finish: 9 Rules For a World-Class Steak

selecting your cut of steak

All in good fun, the 50 Campfires team slings the insult “snob” at each other at least a couple times a day. Among the crew we have a wool snob, a whiskey snob, a knife snob, a sauna snob, and ...

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4 Jerky Recipes for an ULTIMATE Camping Snack

  There are literally tens of thousands of jerky recipes to be found out there. They range from super simple to mind-blowingly complex and ingredient intensive. In choosing how to flavor your jerky think about the seasonings and spices your ...

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Reverse Sear Steak and Add Campfire Smokiness

A-Maze-N Tube Smoker Ups Your Steak Grilling Game Have you tried the reverse sear steak cooking method and adding campfire smokiness? If you haven’t, you’re in for a great treat. And it’s so easy to do! The A-Maze-N Tube Smoker comes into play ...

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3 Winter Cocktails for Your Thermos

A Campfire for Your Thermos – Winter Cocktails Tips & Tricks Some winter cocktails can stand up to spending a few hours in a thermos, but many cannot. We undertook painstaking, but not unwelcome, research to come up with these ...

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6 Winter Soups and Stews to Keep You Warm

winter soups

Making the best of cold weather means making great winter soups and stews to warm the coldest souls from the inside out! Whether you make it at home and carry them along in a thermos, reheat it at a yurt ...

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