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Scones

Campfire Scones Video

By: Saffron Hodgson | September 25, 2017

An easy way to learn how to use a Dutch oven and have a tasty treat, our Campfire Scones Video is a collaboration between Bush Cooking and Allrecipes.

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How are you cooking your turkey this year?

Deep Fried Turkey
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Deep Fried Turkey

Whether you’re getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, or just want a large meal to impress your guests, try Deep Fried Turkey. This technique results in a perfectly crisp skin and moist meat.

By: Boars Night Out

8 to 12 People

1 hour 30 min 01:30

Turkey Lollypop
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Bacon Wrapped Turkey Lollipops

Bacon Wrapped Turkey Lollipops are a unique and delicious way to cook and serve turkey resulting in a juicy, delicious and smokey bacon wrapped turkey leg.

Harry Soo By: Harry Soo

2 to 4 People

1 hour 20 min 01:20

Spatchcock Turkey
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Spatchcock Turkey

Turkey is a classic dish for the holidays, but makes a great meal any time of the year. A Spatchcock Turkey has the spine removed, and the bird lays flat, for a quicker and more even cooking time.

Rusty Johnson By: Rusty Johnson

8 to 12 People

2 hours 02:00

Dutch Oven Roast Turkey
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Dutch Oven Roasted Turkey

Roasting a Turkey in a Dutch oven isn’t any harder than roasting a chicken, the trickiest part is having a Dutch Oven that is large enough.

Deb Basquez By: Deb Basquez

6 People

3 hours 20 min 03:20

Explore Methods to Lay and Light Cooking Fires

Altar Fire

By: Saffron Hodgson | February 24, 2017

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

By: Saffron Hodgson | February 24, 2017

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

By: Saffron Hodgson | February 24, 2017

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

By: Saffron Hodgson | June 15, 2017

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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Latest Recipes

Chocolate Cup
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Chocolate Cups

These Chocolate Cups may be small but they are packed with sweet chocolaty goodness and are very rich making them an ideal small but satisfying dessert.

Saffron Hodgson By: Saffron Hodgson

6 People

1 hour 15 min 01:15

Plank Meatball Kebabs
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Plank Meatball Kebabs

Meatball Kebabs are so versatile, whether preparing them for a main course or an appetizer, they can be used in many ways. They are also a great way to introduce people to wild game due to their sample-size portion. 

Tiffany Haugen By: Tiffany Haugen

4 People

50 min 00:50

Sausage Quiche
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Wild Pig Sausage Quiche

There is no better one-dish-meal than a quiche, and Wild Pig Sausage Quiche with a potato crust is fantastic. The limitless combinations of meat, vegetables, cheeses, herbs and spices make it a regular “go-to” meal for our family, be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. 

Tiffany Haugen By: Tiffany Haugen

6 People

1 hour 20 min 01:20

Loco Moco
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Loco-Moco (Wild Pig, Rice, and Eggs)

Our favorite Hawaiian fast food, after Spam musubi, is Loco Moco. Cooked rice is topped with a wild pig patty, a fried egg, then the whole thing is smothered in gravy.

Tiffany Haugen By: Tiffany Haugen

4 to 6 People

1 hour 01:00