Snacks & Dessert

Nissin Top Ramen Faux Pho

50 Campfires Nissin Top Ramen faux pho with beef jerky

Everybody loves a good pho … especially campers … because it’s so simple and so delicious to make at any campsite. Is it pho or is it faux pho? No one will ever know. Nissin Top Ramen Faux Pho   ...

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Nissin Top Ramen Trail Mix

This delicious trail mix begins with raw and toasted Top Ramen noodles as its base.

Trail mix is the ultimate take anywhere, go anywhere camping snack. Including crispy Top Ramen noodles as the base to build from gives this special mix an out-of-the-ordinary texture and outstanding flavor you won’t find in store-bought mixes. Be sure ...

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Nissin Top Ramen Pint Jar Soup

Nissin Top Ramen soup premade in a pint jar by 50 Campfires

Make up a bunch of these at home. Show up for the next camp out with the pre-prepped pint jars stowed in your camping cooler, boil some water, and you’ll be the hit of the campground. It’s that easy! Nissin Top Ramen ...

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Campfire Bacon S’more Pie Recipe

Bacon S’more Pie Recipe

What’s better than making S’mores around a campfire? How about putting the ingredients in a cast iron pan and adding bacon? Yeah… now we’re talking. There’s about a million ways you can make S’mores that feature new ingredients and methods. But ...

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World’s Best Maple Bacon Milkshake Recipe

Milkshake Recipe

There is nothing more comforting than a tasty dessert to finish off your evening, or at anytime of the day for that matter. Milkshakes are deliciously addicting, and the best part is that it’s totally socially acceptable to have them year ...

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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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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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Tasty Trail Bites: Sidecars And Salmon

trail bites

I love exploring new trails. So much so, that I’ve almost completed 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Of Minneapolis, a wonderful book by Tom Watson. One of my favorite things to do is to take a break halfway to enjoy ...

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Redd Superfood Energy Bars: Review

redd superfood energy bars

I have always been a fan of caffeine on a hike. If I have the time, it’s wonderful to sit down mid-hike and make a quick cup of instant coffee. Is that my favorite kind of coffee? Of course not, ...

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Fired Up Food with Chef Jeff Nizlek

Yakitori chicken

Prior to leaving for Portland, we came across a contemporary bistro called the Silver Grille and reached out to the head chef about preparing a meal at our campsite. Chef Jeff Nizlek immediately jumped at the opportunity and agreed to ...

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