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Pie Iron Brown Bread & Baked Beans

This pie iron treat combines the three New England B’s – brown bread, beans, and bacon. You might not think of a baked bean sandwich as eatin’ good – until you try this!!! Pie Iron Brown Bread & Baked Beans ...

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Food of the Field Trip: Great River Road

Nick frying fish in tempura batter on picnic table with COAST headlamp during Field Trip: Great River Road.

When we head out on 50 Campfires Field Trips, the mission is always to experience the area we’re visiting as fully as possible. That means meeting the people, visiting the sites, and especially sampling foods of the region. However, we ...

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Dean’s Dip Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Leftover campfire baked potatoes from last night’s feast? No problem. You’ll be making extras from now on, just so you have enough to make this salad, too. It’s delicious and simple if you have Dean’s French Onion Dip in the ...

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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. [adrotate banner=”140″] Nissin Top Ramen Faux ...

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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! [adrotate banner=”140″] Nissin ...

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Cooky’s Campfire Chili Mac

Lunch Recipe for Camping

Cool fall weather. A big leaf-viewing hike is first thing in the morning. Then a campground-wide game of capture the flag. Your weekend camping crew is going to show up at the picnic table hungry! Stomping of feet and pounding ...

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Foil Packet Meatball Sub

meatball sub

The meatball sub is one of my favorite toasted sandwiches. I remember as a little kid thinking that meatballs on a sandwich would be disgusting. I’m glad I grew up, faced my fears, and tasted this deletable sandwich. I have ...

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Foil Packet Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe

chicken salad sandwich recipe

It’s one of those super easy lunch ideas that pretty much anyone can make. I’m talking about a chicken salad sandwich. They’re quick and delicious making them perfect for a camping meal. But if you’re out camping with a group ...

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Caprese Sandwich For A Group

If you’ve never had a caprese sandwich you’re probably under the assumption that they’re can’t be anything special about tomatoes, bail and cheese. Well that assumption would be wrong. The combination does some pretty incredible things in your mouth and ...

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Muffaletta Sandwich For A Group

muffaletta

If you’ve never had muffaletta then you’re missing out on a flavor packed sandwich with a unique taste. The sandwich was made popular in New Orleans, mostly due to the signature Olive Salad that encompasses the sandwich. It’s really sets ...

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