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)


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)

Skillet-Baked Ziti

Skillet-Baked Ziti

August 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

What? Baked ziti, that comforting pan full of tomatoey, cheesy pasta, hot from the oven? On a camping trip? Sì signore. We worked out this al fresco version that lets you prepare all the components (Read More)

Homemade Pickled Vegetables

July 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

You don’t need to be a chemist to make your own pickled vegetables. This marinated mix (based on Italian giardiniera) is about as tough to put together a salad. And they will stay crisp through your (Read More)

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)

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)

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)

Quick Pickled Red Onions

January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

These tangy pickled onions are super easy to make and keep for up to a week in the fridge or a couple of days in a cooler. If you don’t like bitting into a stray (Read More)

Poblano, Corn, and Black Bean Soup

January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

This is a great stick-to-your-ribs kind of soup because the cornmeal gives it the thick consistency of porridge. It’s a meal in itself when served with soft corn tortillas and sliced avocado on the side. (Read More)