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Cooking Bread in a Dutch Oven

Soda Bread is a really easy way to make a simple bread without yeast or a sourdough starter. Baking soda being a much more stable product to take camping. #bushcooking #dutchovenbread
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Soda Bread

Soda Bread is a quick bread popular in historic and outdoor cooking. The reaction between the soda and buttermilk’s lactic acid creates the light texture.

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

Nevada Basque Bread 2

Nevada Basque Bread

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Nevada Basque Bread is easy to prepare with a few simple ingredients. You can make a large loaf or small dinner rolls with this recipe.

Deb Basquez By: Deb Basquez

10 People

3 hours15 min 03:15

Beer Bread
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Dutch Oven Beer Bread

Beloved of bakers everywhere, Beer Bread is moist, nicely dense, and chewy, perfect for toast and sandwiches. As a bonus really easy to make.

By: Ash

10 People

1 hour 01:00

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A single square slice of vanilla slice sitting on a black camp plate.
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Homemade Vanilla Slice

Homemade Vanilla Slice is a wonderfully satisfying baked dessert item perfect for picnics, packed lunches, and day trips.

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

12 People

4 hours 04:00

Raw falafels are shown sitting towards the edge of a silver round grill grate.
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Fried Not Fried BBQ Falafel

Falafel doesn’t need to be deep-fried, they can be cooked on a Barbecue in a method called ‘Fried-Not-Fired‘ which uses circulating hot air.

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

4 People

55 min 00:55

Strawberry, cake, and banana being dripped with wooden skewers into the chocolate fondue.
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Hiking Chocolate Fondue

The perfect way to end a long day Hiking, this Chocolate Fondue is a balance between easy, healthy, and tasty.

Dan By: Dan

6 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

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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