Eat

Victorinox Swiss Army 8-inch Fibrox Pro Chef’s Knife: Review

One of the most important tools in your camp box is your knife, and if you like to cook as much as I do you need to have a solid, reliable chef’s knife. For many years now I’ve been using ...

Read More »

Gear of Field Trip: Acadia Odyssey

in camp putting the gear to use on Field Trip: Acadia Odyssey

Star gazing, hiking on the Appalachian Trail, white-knuckle drive up Mount Washington, camp cooking, shopping spree at L.L. Bean, hunting down the world’s best s’mores, sunrise watching, hiking, hiking and more hiking. When you schedule a week this jam-packed full ...

Read More »

Hot Sauce Taste Test Along the Great River Road

Clint and Nick set up to taste a variety of hot sauce brands collected during the Field Trip Great River Road.

50 Campfires Hot Sauce Connoisseurs When it comes to culinary adventures, when you’re in the South … you taste test hot sauces. But 50 Campfires didn’t see the point of another “Who can eat the hottest hot sauce” kind of ...

Read More »

8 Modern Ideas for your Next Picnic

A beautiful picnic table top filled with modern ideas about picnicking.

The Modern Picnic Basket If you’ve ever asked a “non-camper” their perception of what you do on the weekends, you’ll often get answers that more closely resemble Yogi and Boo Boo in Jellystone than what your actual car camping experience ...

Read More »

Wildo Camp-A-Box Complete: Review

We’re all familiar with the problem of too much camping gear. If you don’t make the right choices next thing you know you’re barely able to fit everything into the car for that “relaxing” weekend. This is especially true in ...

Read More »

Gearing Up for Field Trip: Bourbon Trail

Clint and Nick sort and pack gear for 50 Campfires Field Trip: Bourbon Trail in Kentucky.

Experiences and equipment are the yin and yang of camping and road tripping. You won’t enjoy the experiences you’re out to collect if you don’t have the right gear supporting the adventure. And there’s no reason to have the right ...

Read More »

Slotdog Review: Silly But Fun

Slotdog Review: This tool creates slots in skinless hotdogs to allow more caramelization and plumping.

Why a Slotdog review? Well, at 50 Campfires we sort of collect new and unusual recipes and techniques to make hotdogs cooked over a campfire more fun. Some of us have eaten so danged many of them, they just get boring if ...

Read More »

The RovR Campr Cooler: Review

Organizer 3.jpeg

The RovR Campr Cooler is the first cooler we’ve seen in awhile that has dramatically changed the design. The rotomolded cooler market is fairly saturated at this point, so add-ons have become more interesting. RovR not only offers great accessories, ...

Read More »

Hands Down The Easiest Way To Clean Cast Iron

easiest way to clean cast iron

Truly the easiest way to clean cast iron Many years ago I became fed up with so called “non-stick” pans and switched to cast iron. While I love my 12 inch Lodge with all my heart, I’ll admit that learning ...

Read More »

GoSun Sport Review

GoSun Sport

A couple of things come to mind when you think of outdoor cooking. The first of which is probably fire. Whether it’s a portable grill or over an open campfire for a long time, a long, long time, we’ve been ...

Read More »