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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 2 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 7 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

Five slices of tomato and pesto tart sit on a teal background.
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Picnic Tomato and Pesto Tart

A simple but elegant dish, Picnic Tomato and Pesto Tart is as nice to look at as it is to eat. A creamy base is baked in a puff pastry shell, layered with tomatoes and pesto.

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

A hot from the oven chocolate earthquake cake with a cream cheese swirl cooling in the cake tin on a white table.
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Chocolate Earthquake Cake

Rich, creamy, and moist with a cream cheese swirl, no one will be able to resist a slice of Chocolate Earthquake Cake.

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

8 People

55 min 00:55

A walleye fish taco, with greens, tomatoes, and a drizzle of sauce, sits on a square white plate.
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Walleye Fish Tacos

Walleye fish tacos are beer-battered and deep-fried, then topped with fresh veggies and creamy mayonnaise and sour cream sauce.

By: Jason Bauer

4 People

35 min 00:35

A close up shot of a golden brown jalapeno cornbread muffin in a muffin tin with a white paper liner.
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Jalapeno Honey Cornbread Muffins

Sweet and spicy, Jalapeno Honey Cornbread Muffins are the perfect side dish. The muffins are rich thanks to buttermilk and sour cream.

By: Jason Bauer

24 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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