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Stuffed Pumpkin Done Picture Perfect

stuffed pumpkin sliced in half to reveal layers.

This is a bold side dish, but the end result is a visual masterpiece! The combination of sweet and savory flavors of this dish will stand out with the slightly peppery undertones of our Syrah Reserve. – Barrett Family Wines ...

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6 Great Ways To Make Camping Coffee

Even if you don't like the taste of coffee, the smell wafting across the campsite is nearly universally appealing.

For most of us, coffee is an essential starter in the morning on any camping adventure. Even those who don’t drink coffee usually love its smell wafting across a campsite. Combined with frying bacon and wood smoke, it’s an aroma ...

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Try Out This Unique Pie Iron Scallops and Squash Recipe

pie iron scallops and squash right off the campfire

Pie irons are more versatile camp cooking tools than you might think. With a little imagination, they’ll turn out more than just toasted cheese sandwiches and makeshift pies. With some Maine seafood, and a little imagination, you can turn out ...

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Enjoy This Pie Iron Lobster Roll Recipe Anywhere

a beautiful and delicious pie iron lobster roll ready to eat

While you can buy lobster rolls all over the Maine – and New England, for that matter – you can make your own campsite version with your trusty pie iron. It’s really simple and delicious. If you’re not in lobster ...

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Pie Iron Whoopie Pie S’more Recipe

toasted in a pie iron, a whoopie pie s'more makes a delicious camping dessert.

As soon as you see one, you’ll realize a Maine Whoopie Pie is a prime candidate for making a s’more in a pie iron. And a whoopie pie s’more is so easy to make. What’s a whoopie pie? It’s a ...

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Banana S’more with More in Foil Packet

this really is just a neat banana s'more in a foil packet

“Pairing wine with chocolate, peanut butter, and bananas sounds impossible, right? Not so. With hints of Japanese pear, honeysuckle, and green apple, our Muscat Canelli finishes with a refreshing balance of sweetness and acidity that stands up to the chocolate ...

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Easy Campfire Dessert: Citrus Bread Pudding In Foil Packets

Beautiful as it looks, this is an easy campfire dessert to serve up.

“A warm, rich bread pudding pairs perfectly with our lightly sweet, aromatic Barrett Family Wines Muscat Canelli. Another great match is our Summer Frost Sauvignon Blanc; its balanced acidity and complimentary tropical notes will cleanse your palate between bites.” – Barrett Family ...

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Create Delicious Grapefruit Brûlée at Your Campfire

Use a torch to perfectly crust your grapefruit brûlée.

Grapefruit brûlée. So simple! So delicious. Just three ingredients!  The most important thing to remember is to loosen the grapefruit sections inside the rind before adding the brown sugar or cooking. It’s way easier and neater than trying to do ...

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Bacon, Parm, Hearts of Palm Combine for Unique Foil Packet

Hearts of palm, bacon, and parmesan cheese are the ingredients in this simple but unique foil packet recipe.

Hearts of palm are an often forgotten vegetable option, especially for camping. But with the addition of bacon and parmesan they make a unique foil packet side dish to grace any picnic table. Hearts of palm are sitting there in ...

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Make a Campfire Shrimp Boil In Foil

Campfire Shrimp Boil ingredients included in the foil packet are: shrimp, potatoes, sweet corn, sausage, and Old Bay Seasoning.

No question! Preparing a Campfire Shrimp Boil is gourmet campsite eating, but it’s so easy. It should be a must serve anytime you’re camping in a locale where you can lay your hands on some fresh shrimp. (But here’s a ...

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