Category: Camp Cooking

Giving up on Firewood… Maybe :)

Since buying a pellet fire pit and seeing how well it works, it got me thinking about the ease of wood pellets, at least for me.  I heat alternatively with a pellet stove in my house so I typically have a pallet sized stack…

Dehydrate food in your oven.

We were discussing drying our own foods on the talk group the other day.  Found this in my old Boy Scout Field Book…. of all places.   Would likely be much more energy efficient to use an actual food dryer but it does talk about…

Canned Bread! Anyone else like this stuff?

This is something I have always carried with me.  Apparently not common out west here as everybody seems perplexed and makes faces when I punch a hole in it and rotate it on a rock by the fire to heat it up.  Most like…

Moka pot style espresso shots

Found this in my backpacking stuff from years ago. Makes a potent little cup of pick-me-up. Pinky out… sip-sip 🙂

Corn bread

Dutch oven cooking takes lots of practice to get it right. Here is a good resource to ensure you get your cooking temperature correct.

Dutch Oven Recipes?

Anyone have any simple Dutch oven recipes? I’ll get it started with a desert my family likes that is super simple. Ingredients: 2-cans peach halves (in syrup) 1-box yellow cake mix 1-stick of butter 1-powdered cinnamon Oil or grease your Dutch oven. Pour the…

Bannock

Bannock is one of those simple yet delicious recipes one needs in the trail craft pocket. It is not  high-rise yeast bread, yet it is very tasty in a variety of ways. I’m sure there are many recipes online about this bread 3 cups…