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One Pot Meals for Camping

Chicken and Mushroom Risotto

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Perfect for camping, this Chicken and Mushroom Risotto can easily be cooked over a camp fire in a Dutch oven or pot on a camp gas stove for a hearty meal.

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

4 People

50 min 00:50

Corned beef stew with chunks of carrot, potato and onion in a Dutch oven.

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

Spicy Dutch Oven Chili

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Chili is a popular meal around the campfire because it is easy to make, hearty, and warming. This Spicy Dutch Oven Chili turns up the heat with hot Italian sausage, peppers, and spices.

By: Jackie Freeman

8 to 10 People

1 hour 01:00

Latest Recipes

A black camp plate stacked with four pancakes and topped with suate honey banans with the syrup running down the side of the pancakes.
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Sauté Honey Bananas

These easy-to-make Sauté Honey Bananas are a flavorsome sweet topping that is seasoned with a dash of cinnamon. 

By: Scott

4 People

20 min 00:20

A black camp pot with two pear halves poaching in a red wine based liquid.
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Red Wine Poached Pears

Fresh fruit makes great desserts, including these Red Wine Poached Pears which are sweet and soft with cinnamon and raspberry flavors.

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

2 People

35 min 00:35

Chocolate ice cream being put into an ice cream cone
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Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

If you have a frozen block to make ice cream this Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream is a great option for a cold treat in the outdoors.

By: Ash

7 People

40 min 00:40

Looking down on a blue camp plate with a serving of sausages and gravy with a side of mashed potato and peas
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Camp Sausage and Gravy

Sausages are served in rich Gravy to make this main dish which can be served with vegetables of your choice.

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

4 People

35 min 00:35

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

10 Recipes for Beginners Cooking Over a Campfire

When starting to camp there is a desire to get the full experience by cooking over the campfire. This can be a daunting idea to many people, this list of 10 recipes are ideal for people starting the great adventure of outdoor cooking.

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