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Camping favorite is the stew

Campfire Beef Stew is prepared sitting in a Dutch oven waiting to be served.

Campfire Beef Stew

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Beef Stew cooked over the campfire is a warming and cozy way to end the evening. Start this stew before you set up camp, so it has a chance to simmer and be ready in time for dinner.

By: Ali Skrzypiec

6 People

1 hour 50 min 01:50

This corned beef stew is a perfect camp meal is is easily cooked in a single Dutch oven. Using canned corn beef it is easy to transport. #bushcooking #cornedbeef #beefstew

Corned Beef Stew

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Corn Beef Stew is a kick back to the second world war when people lived off of simple rations. Now it is a go-to camp recipe for the same simple attributes.

By: Tom

4 People

20 min 00:20

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Sauspatot (Sausage Stew)

Sauspatot may have an unusual name, but is really just a flavorful Sausage Stew made with sausage and potatoes.

By: Kathy Pullin

4 People

2 hours 10 min 02:10

Latest Recipes

Two camp s'more tarts one with brown marshmallows, the other yet to have the marshmallows added.
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Easy Camp S’more Tart

A camping trip isn’t complete without some type of s’more and this Easy Camp S’more Tart is a great dessert option.

Portrait Photo of Saffron Hodgson cooking on a Camp Stove with a campfire in the background By: Saffron Hodgson

6 People

1 hour 01:00

3 plastic cups layered with cream and chocolate brownie then topped with berries
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Chocolate Berry Brownie Parfait

An ideal individual dessert option, these Chocolate Berry Brownie Parfaits are the perfect way to end a camp meal.

By: Ash

4 People

15 min 00:15

Two bowls of autumn vegetable soup served in blue camp bowls.
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Autumn Vegetable Soup

Perfect for when the weather starts to cool this is a hearty Autumn Vegetable Soup is packed with fresh ingredients.

Portrait Photo of Saffron Hodgson cooking on a Camp Stove with a campfire in the background By: Saffron Hodgson

4 People

1 hour 5 min 01:05

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Grilled Mexican Oysters

There are many ways to cook oysters, this Grilled Mexican Oysters version creates a fresh and flavorsome version.

By: Pro Escobedo

4 People

30 min 00:30

Explore Methods to Lay and Light Cooking Fires

Altar Fire

The Altar Fire is a fire built on a structure raising off the ground to avoid surfaces like marshes. Once built the fire burns and is cooked on like normal.

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Reflector Fire

The Reflector Fire design is primarily a fire with a wall to reflect back heat, although mainly used in survival, it is also known for cooking baked goods.

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Indian Star Fire

Indian Star Fires are often associated with the Wild West being the cliche fire in cowboy moves with a pot of beans boiling over it. Good when limited wood.

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Swedish Log Fire

Swedish Log Fire

The Swedish Log Fire comes from the German name ‘Schweden Fackel’. It’s a log carefully cut to allow oxygen in, thus becoming a self sustaining cooking fire

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Blog Posts

BBQ pulled pork close up

Smoked Pulled Pork Video

Sweet and tender, and perfect for piling on sandwiches with BBQ sauce, our Smoked Pulled Pork Video is a collaboration between Bush Cooking and Allrecipes.

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Chocolate Orange Cake

The Orange Cake is Conquered

How can youth across the world proclaim to be cooking and enjoying these orange cakes , yet I couldn’t get it to work! My Chocolate Orange Cake journey to perfection.

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Cooked salmon filet garnished with two thin, twirled lemon slices and a dill sprig resting skin down on a white platter.

Plank Smoked Salmon Video

Lightly smoked and topped with a garlic and dill butter sauce, our Plank Smoked Salmon Video is a collaboration between Bush Cooking and Allrecipes.

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Grilled Lemonade Video

Grilled Lemonade Video

Beautiful Recipe Video of the key essentials when making grilled lemonade with a hint of mint. A collaboration between Bush Cooking and Allrecipes.

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