Recipes

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Campfire Cocoa

April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yes, your local super market has at least a dozen tasty hot chocolate mixes to choose from. However, we guarantee they don’t pack the depth of flavor that our Campfire Cocoa does. What’s the secret? (Read More)

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Mojitos

August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Not ready for summer to end? Put a mojito in your hand. Squeeze out the last precious days of summer as hard as you’re going to have to squeeze the limes for this recipe! Make (Read More)

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Michelada

August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cold beer, fresh lime juice, and a hit of spiciness all poured over ice? Yes! The cooling michelada is the drink for a hot summer evening. They go down easy—real easy—but no worries, they’re also (Read More)

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Tabbouleh

August 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tabbouleh was made for camping. The only cooking involved is boiling water, and measuring isn’t critical, so feel free to improvise according you’re your tastes. Many Tabbouleh recipes are heavy on the bulgur, but we (Read More)

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Pomegranate Mint Iced Tea

August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

From ancient times to tomorrow’s morning show, there’s no disputing that the beautiful pomegranate is a superfood for the ages. Let’s just say it’s probably here to stay. Its many benefits as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, (Read More)

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Hummus with Fiery Chili Oil

August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

I don’t think we’ve ever gone camping without hummus, it’s our go-to snack for day hiking or to nibble on while the campfire gets going before dinner. It’s so easy to make fresh homemade hummus (Read More)

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Kefta Kebabs

August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you’re ready for a break from burgers, try Kefta kebabs. These Moroccan-style grilled meatballs are easier to grill when you thread them on skewers. If you’re using bamboo skewers, to keep the exposed ends from (Read More)

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Tzatziki

August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The secret to our version of this rich, creamy Greek spread is adding lots of crumbled feta. A stand mixer helps soften and disperse the feta, but if you don’t have a mixer, you can (Read More)

Gear, Gadgets, and Other Cool Stuff

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BioLite Portable Camp Grill

April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

A great addition to the BioLite CampStove. This portable camping grill provides a safe, seamless, and fun way to cook your favorite foods. The unique design allows you to keep sizzling while your fire keeps (Read More)

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BioLite Camp Stove

April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

This little camp stove cooks your meals with nothing but the twigs you collect on your journey, eliminating the need for heavy, expensive, polluting petroleum gas. It’s quick to light, fast to boil and clean (Read More)

Adventures

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Christmas in Big Sur

December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Story and photos by Scott Johnson // In December of 2002 I decided I was ready to do something new, disappear for Christmas. I was a NOLS graduate, Wilderness First Responder and my car got (Read More)

By Deek Speredelozzi • Photos by Ian Stout • The Great Redwood Empire is seen by many as the crown jewel of coastal California’s many natural wonders. Stretching north from the Silver Peak Wilderness, at the extreme southern (Read More)