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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

Grillgrates topped with well cooked pear quarters showing clear grill marks.
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Turmeric Grilled Pears

Grilled fruit is a common barbecue dessert, these Turmeric Grilled Pears are a great example of a sweet yet healthy dessert.

Gary By: Gary

4 People

30 min 00:30

Looking down on finished jerky still on the drying rack.
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Asian Beef Fridge Jerky

Homemade Asian Beef Fridge Jerky is easy to make and a good high protein snack option for low-fat cuts of meat.

Gary By: Gary

8 People

4 hours30 min 04:30

Homemade Alabama White Sauce served on a smoked chicken beast.
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Homemade Alabama White Sauce

Popular on chicken in BBQ restaurants in the USA south this Homemade Alabama White Sauce is quick and easy to make for your next BBQ.

Gary By: Gary

4 People

15 min 00:15

Close up of Cheese Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Meatballs sitting on a smoker rack
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Cheese Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Meatballs

These Cheese Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Meatballs are a deluxe style meatball filled with gooey cheese and wrapped in bacon perfect as a finger food appetizer.

Gary By: Gary

8 People

1 hour5 min 01:05

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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