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Welcome to Bush Cooking! The ultimate location for all your outdoor cooking recipes. The expansive collection is contributed to by over 50 outdoor cooks, each specializing in a different area from grilling and smoking to Dutch ovens and campfires. There is something to eat for every outdoor enthusiast.


Cold Nights - Warm Stews

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

Corned Beef Stew

5 3 5 1

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

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

Campfire Beef Stew

5 9 5 1

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 Kane

6 People

1 hour50 min 01:50

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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 hours10 min 02:10

Latest Recipes

A pile of golden brown fried calamari rings sits in a red and white piece of paper in a blue tin cup.
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Fried Calamari Rings

Crisp, tender, and golden brown, Fried Calamari Rings are an easy appetizer that everyone will love.

By: Ash

4 People

30 min 00:30

Looking down onto a white plate half filled with Beef Massaman Curry and yellow rice with peas and carrots.
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Beef Massaman Curry

Beef Massaman Curry is a rich dish filled with cubed beef, potatoes, peas, and coconut milk.

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

4 People

45 min 00:45

A foil packet with two sausage links, yellow bell pepper strips, and yellow onion slices sits on a gray background.
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Sausage and Pepper Foil Packets

A super hands-off meal that is packed with flavor, Sausage and Pepper Foil Packets will be your go-to for camping trips and weeknight dinners.

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

4 People

25 min 00:25

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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