Recipes

Pepitas and Peanuts Mix

June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

After a long day hiking, fishing, or swinging in a hammock, you need to recharge before lighting a fire and jumping on dinner. One of our favorite campsite snacks are these salty-spicy-sweet pumpkin seeds. But (Read More)

Margaritas in a Jug

June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sure, it’s easy to load a cooler up with beer and maybe a couple bottles of wine and call it a weekend. But imagine the treat of sipping fresh margaritas as the sun sets. And (Read More)

Tangy Chicken Tacos

June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

A lot of Mexican restaurants have nice patios and slushy margaritas, but there’s nothing like eating chicken tacos by the campfire. These feature chicken you start marinating at home, then cook up fajita-style at camp, (Read More)

Red Cabbage Slaw

June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

We’ve got several different slaws in the Camping Kitchen recipe box. With good reason: Making these hearty composed salads ahead—at home, up to three days before you plan to eat them—is not only convenient, but (Read More)

Rustic Refried Beans

June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s one of the great food mysteries: Why do homemade refried beans taste way better than canned even when you make them with canned beans? The mashing, we reckon. You can make them as rough (Read More)

Firewalker Steaks

February 4, 2013 | 1 Comments

Attention grilling gurus. You can make incredible, perfectly cooked, beautifully charred steaks with nothing more than a campfire and a pair of long-handled tongs. It’s about as low-tech as cooking gets. The burning secret: embers. (Read More)

Camp Stove Clafoutis

February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

You don’t need to speak French to make this classic fruit custard, which is pronounced kla-FOO-tee and isn’t as precious as it sounds. Nor do you need an oven—just a propane flame (or glowing campfire (Read More)

Bacony Beans and Greens

February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Let’s just say up front you can absolutely skip the meat and Worcestershire here and transform this into a terrific vegan option simply by using olive oil to cook the onions and garlic. To make (Read More)

Cornflake-Fried Chicken

February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sure. Nothing’s stopping you from picking up a bucket on your way to camp, wrapping it in foil, and throwing a hobo pack of fried chicken to warm on the fire while you pitch your (Read More)

NOLA Salad

January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Imagine a chopped chef’s salad, New Orleans-style. (Get it? The name comes from New Orleans, LA.). Everyone always associates the city’s fine cooking with creole and Cajun cuisine, but the local food is also influenced (Read More)