Staff Week Menu Camp Edward 2022

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By special request here is a selection of the camping recipes cooked this week for staff so you too can cook them on your next outdoor adventure (or at home).

Table of Contents
  1. 1. Thai Red Curry
  2. 2. Cottage Pie
  3. 3. Griddle Chicken
  4. 4. Ranch Poached Eggs
  5. 5. Chocolate Cups
  6. 6. Pilau Rice
  7. 7. Philly Cheesesteak
  8. 8. Smashed Potatoes
  9. 9. Lemon Cheesecake
  10. 10. Meatball Curry
  11. 11. Lasagna
  12. 12. Beef Rendang Curry
  13. 13. Egg in Bread
  14. 14. Caprese Salad
  15. 15. Bacon and Corn Chowder
  16. 16. Crazy Easy Biscuits
  17. 17. Country Boys Benedict

1. Thai Red Curry

This is an excellent option for a two-burner gas stove while camping.

A pot of Thai red curry and a pot of white rice cooking on a camp stove.

Two Pot Meal

Thai Red Curry Recipe
Add some simple Asian flavors to your next trip with red Thai curry. Though this dish may sound complicated, it is deceptively easy to cook and tastes just as good as the…

by Saffron Hodgson

2. Cottage Pie

Not to be confused with its cousin the Shepherd’s Pie, this version is made out of beef.

Close up of a cottage pie, sprinkled with a lot of cheese, in a Dutch oven.

Dutch Oven One Pot Meals

Camp Cottage Pie Recipe
Cottage pie is a wonderful one-pot meal idea for any camping trip. It also makes a perfect meal for those cooler months. Cooked in a single Dutch oven it is also a…

by Saffron Hodgson

3. Griddle Chicken

Easy main with the chicken dusted with seasoned flour before cooking.

Three pieces of Griddle Fried Chicken cooking on the griddle.

BBQ Griddle

Griddle Fried Chicken Recipe
Griddle Fried Chicken is a healthier twist on traditional fried chicken, but with all the same flavor. A great main dish for your next cookout, it can be grilled in under 15…

by Scott Stevens

4. Ranch Poached Eggs

A great one-pot Mexican Inspired hot breakfast that can also be a lunch or dinner.

Looking across a cast iron skillet with poached eggs in a tomato sauce.


Huevos Rancheros Recipe
Huevos Rancheros is a Mexican farm dish that translates basically as ‘rancher’s eggs’. There are a lot of variations, but the essential elements seem to be cooked in a tomato-type salsa with…

by Saffron Hodgson

5. Chocolate Cups

This is a rich chocolate dessert perfect for a picnic or finger food dessert.

Chocolate cups laid out to eat with spoons.
Picnic Chocolate Cups Recipe
These chocolate cups may be small but they are packed with intense chocolaty goodness. They are so sweet and rich that you may need to serve them with some simple wafers or…

by Saffron Hodgson

6. Pilau Rice

Flavorsome rice that matches most curries.

Gas Stove

Pilau Rice Recipe
Pilau rice is one of the many variations of the more commonly accepted savory rice dish name pilaf. This version comes from North Indian origins. Basmati rice is sauteed in seasoned ghee…

by Saffron Hodgson

7. Philly Cheesesteak

Perfect to cook for a group if you have a flat top grill, but can do for smaller groups in a skillet.

Combined onions, peppers, and beef topped by a melting cheese slice and covered with a split roll cooking on a griddle.

BBQ Griddle

Griddle Philly Cheesesteak Recipe
Philly cheesesteak is super tasty and a great lunch option for the BBQ, especially when camping. Marinated steak, veggies, and cheese are served in a roll. This is my version of the…

by Saffron Hodgson

8. Smashed Potatoes

A nice side dish that is easy for a larger group. Use your favorite potato toppings.

A smashed and stuffed potato garnished with sour cream and bacon being lifted from the tray with a spatular.

Camp Oven

Stuffed Smashed Potatoes Recipe
Potatoes are smashed open and then stuffed (well at least topped) with cheese, sour cream, and bacon to make a great appetizer or side dish. Be sure to pick quality bacon and…

by Mark Lambert

9. Lemon Cheesecake

No bake cheesecake with a bright flavor perfect for hot days.

Looking across a lemon cheesecake removed from the cake tin, sitting on a plate on a blue and green striped placemat.


No Bake Lemon Cheesecake Recipe
Perfect on a hot day, this no bake lemon cheesecake is light and refreshing compared to its baked counterpart. The base is made from whipped cream and cream cheese. A little bit…

by Saffron Hodgson

10. Meatball Curry

Easy scratch-made curry using Meatballs.

Looking down on a gas stove with a pot of meatball tikka masala and a pot of pilau rice.

Two Pot Meal

Easy Meatball Tikka Masala Recipe
A classic Indian dish loved by families, this easy meatball tikka marsala is a perfect dish for camping. It can easily be cooked on a two-burner camping stove or even over a…

by Saffron Hodgson

11. Lasagna

A bit more of a tricky meal but still one that can be made camping.

A chilled then reheated slice of lasagna with clean straight edges and visible layers.

Camp Oven

Camping Lasagna Recipe
If you’re looking for a challenge then try this camping version of lasagna. It uses two scratch-made sauces and is then assembled and baked. It is rich and creamy, with layers of…

by Saffron Hodgson

12. Beef Rendang Curry

A little more traditional style curry that is typically made with lamb. It also uses yogurt rather than coconut milk.

Rendang curry served on a black camp plate with a side of rice.

Two Pot Meal

Beef Rendang Curry Recipe
Rendang curry is a flavorful and spicy stew that is great for any cut of red meat, including beef and other game. An aromatic homemade curry is made with lemongrass, onion, garlic,…

by Saffron Hodgson

13. Egg in Bread

Easy way to mix up the breakfast and manage portion sizes.

Six egg in breads in a row on a flat top griddle.

BBQ Griddle

Egg in Bread Recipe
This is a great breakfast or brunch to cook on the BBQ, hot plate, or griddle, especially for large crowds. It’s easy to make a large batch of these eggs in bread,…

by Tom Brewer

14. Caprese Salad

A traditional Italian salad is a tasty option for your next trip.

Looking down onto a pinwheel of sliced tomatoes and mozzarella sprinkled with basil.


Caprese Salad Recipe
Caprese Salad is a great option for the outdoors. The foundation ingredients can be varied for the style of your outdoor adventure. It can be used as a light meal or as…

by Saffron Hodgson

15. Bacon and Corn Chowder

A super easy and hearty soup for a cold day in the outdoors.

Completed Potato and Bacon Soup ready to eat in a bright green bowl, with a spoon and a biscuit just visible to the side.

Camping Soup

Potato and Bacon Soup Recipe
Looking for more subtle ways to get bacon into your diet? Try this easy, yet really yummy potato and bacon soup recipe. There is a tin of corn in it too, just…

by Ash Hodgson

16. Crazy Easy Biscuits

These are my go-to biscuits when cooking for a large group.

Four cooked and puffed biscuits sit on a baking tray.

Camp Oven

Crazy Easy Biscuits Recipe
With only two ingredients it is no wonder these are called crazy easy biscuits. What is a wonder is how amazing they are! If you don’t have access to self-rising flour, it…

by Dewayne Poynter

17. Country Boys Benedict

A southern version of biscuits and gravy topped with a poached egg.

gravy being spooned over biscuits on a blue camp plate.

Camp Cooking

Country Boys Egg Benedict Recipe
Country Boys Benedict is a combination of biscuits and gravy and eggs Benedict. The traditional Southern meal of biscuits and gravy is topped with a poached egg in a similar way to…

by Mark Lambert

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About Saffron Hodgson

Outdoor cooking has been Saffron’s passion since she was young, often choosing to go camping and cook hearty meals over fire rather than stay inside, watch TV, and eat take-out. Today she is the driving force of Bush Cooking bringing the skills of cooking outdoors to thousands of people.

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