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Golden Perfection French Toast

camping french toast

French toast doesn’t have to be an elaborate breakfast reserved only for special occasions. In fact, you can bring just a few ingredients with you on your next camping out and whip up this delicious breakfast in no time! French ...

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Campfire Orange Cinnamon Rolls

campfire orange cinnamon rolls

S’mores aren’t the only sweet treat you can make over the campfire. Learn how to take your camp breakfast to the next level with these flakey campfire orange cinnamon rolls! Early a.m. wakeups at the campsite don’t always inspire elaborate ...

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10 Favorite Vegetarian Camping Recipes

“Why don’t you give us more vegetarian recipes?” is one of the most common questions from 50 Campfires curious culinary crowd.  Our answer is, “We do!” But we have to admit that they get spread out in the magazine and ...

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Skillet Eggs with Nopalitos

Skillet eggs with nopales are awesome.

Eating Prickly Pear Cactus To look at them growing in their natural habitat – and especially to touch them – you might never think of prickly pear cactus as a food source. In reality, both the pads (aka stems and ...

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Mesquite Pancakes & Gluten-Free Mesquite Pancakes

Mesquite pancakes cooking over open campfire.

If you don’t live in mesquite country, you may not realize it, but the mesquite tree produces seeds or beans in a large pod. For eons, indigenous peoples have collected these dried pods and ground them into flour or meal. Interestingly, for ...

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American Bagels For Breakfast

American Bagels For Breakfast   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   A bagel, an egg, Spam and cheese -- there's no breakfast more American than that. Author: 50 Campfires Recipe type: Breakfast ...

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Dean’s Dip Creamy Ranchy Dutch Oven Breakfast

This Dutch oven breakfast bake has a tangy, creamy flavor you don’t find in your average mountain man breakfast. Give it a shot. Dean's Dip Creamy Ranchy Dutch Oven Breakfast   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 45 mins ...

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10 Easy Breakfast Recipes

Jumpstart Your Day: 10 Easy Breakfast Recipes Every now and then, it’s fun to whip out the Dutch oven for a tasty breakfast treat – like our caramel cinnamon rolls. But for the majority of backpackers and campers morning meals ...

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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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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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