Snacks & Dessert

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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Pumpkin Spice Smores

pumpkin-spice-smores

Fall is here again, and the pumpkin spice bandwagon is making its rounds. Are we going to get onboard? Of course we are! In fact, we’re going all in by making our own pumpkin spice for pumpkin spice Smores! You ...

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9 Delicious Apple Recipes for Your Campsite!

Sweater weather is finally here and we are ready to rock with 9 lip-smackin’ apple recipes! There’s no better way to start the fall season than by cooking up some eats around the campfire. Apples are especially delicious this time ...

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Grilled Peaches with Honey Cinnamon Ricotta

Who doesn’t love a nice, ripe peach? Throw a few on the barbecue and it’s a whole different ball game. If you have never grilled peaches before, you are in for a treat!  Not only are grilled peaches a delicious treat ...

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A Simple Doughnut Hole Recipe For The Campfire

Doughnut holes are easy and fun to make at your campsite. Whether it’s for breakfast or as a snack, everyone will want to pitch in and help. Best yet, it’s simple enough for the kids to really be a part ...

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8 Great Watermelon Recipes for the Campsite

Watermelon as an ingredient fits both culinary philosophies when it comes to car camping. Bringing a melon to the campsite and preparing delicious dishes right there on the picnic table works great and is a terrific way to impress impromptu ...

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