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Camping with Kids

Camping with Kids

Camping with kids can be a fun and inexpensive family vacation. From morning hikes and fishing trips to evening games and treats around the campfire, camping is fun for the whole family. One of the best ways to maximize the adventure is to plan some games and camping activities that the kids can participate in and enjoy. Activities such as scavenger hunts are fun for kids and adults alike. Another way for your kids to learn about the woods is…

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Campfire Cooking Tips

Campfire Cooking Tips

Some of the best camping memories are around the campfire. Use these campfire cooking tips to help you plan the setup, igniting, and cooking of this traditional outdoor pastime. Before you give the skewers to the kids or open that bag of marshmallows, there are a few safety considerations to think about as you set up the campfire. Try to choose a location that’s a safe distance from the tent and vehicles. You should be at least 25 feet from…

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Campfire Chili

Campfire Chili

Campfire Chili is just another name for chili on-the-go. It’s nice to have at least one easy meal tucked away for your campout. With the chili prepared and portioned out into individual tinfoil pouches, cooking and clean-up are much easier when you get out into the woods. If you want to really speed things up in the woods, you could even pre-cook the meat and just use the campfire to re-heat the pouches. It all depends on how much you’re…

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Campfire Hotdogs

Campfire Hotdogs

If you’re looking for an easy campout meal, nothing is simpler than campfire hotdogs. You can cook them on a stick, in a Dutch oven pot of boiling water, or in a myriad of other tasty and creative ways. Below are a few ways to cook and hot dogs around a campfire. The key to all of these is a nice hot fire with hot coals and low flames, and a long enough stick to comfortably cook the hot dog….

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Campfire Nachos

Campfire Nachos

Campfire nachos is a great camping recipe that doesn’t require much preparation, cooking, or clean-up…perfect for the outdoors! You can make these as simple or complex as your surroundings allow. If you have a cooler, you can expand your menu to include ground beef and even sour cream. Because a cutting board, kitchen knife, and sanitary environment are hard to come by in the woods…you may want to prepare the nacho toppings and put them in zip-lock bags before you…

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Campfire Dinner Rolls

Campfire Dinner Rolls

Bread goes with almost any meal. Having some tasty campfire dinner rolls can help fill out the meal and can be fun to make. There are many variations, but the easiest way is to start with a ready-made instant biscuit package. These are convenient, pre-packaged and already separated into serving sizes. Without an over or toaster, it’s the baking part that can get a bit tricky in the woods. The easiest means for cooking some delicious dinner rolls is right…

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Camping Desserts

Camping Desserts

When most people think of camping desserts, they think of S’Mores. But if your trek takes you for multiple nights or has some picky campers, you may want some other dessert ideas just in case. Below are some favorite camping treats to share around the campfire…including our graham cracker, chocolate, and marshmallow friend. Some of the best treats to plan for camping are those that require the least amount of utensils and cookware. If you have a large RV with…

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Cooking with Tinfoil

Cooking with Tinfoil

Cooking with tinfoil is a convenient and effective way to cook on the campfire without the use of pots, pans, stoves, or cooking spits. With just a few small sheets of aluminum foil, you can cook fish, chicken, beef, corn, potatoes, and many other foods. Aluminum foil cooking is also a good idea even if you have a Dutch over or pots and pans. For example, you can quickly and easily line your cookware with foil for a quick clean-up…

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Camping Recipes

Camping Recipes

The camping recipes below are some great tasty meal ideas while on your outdoor vacation. Some of the best memories forged while camping will be the meals shared together around the campfire. It doesn’t matter if you’re backpacking or in an RV, you can still have a delicious feast with relatively simple tools. If you have the space, campfire grills are a handy tool to have around the campsite. They come in many shapes, weights, and sizes and can nearly…

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Camping Food Checklist

Camping Food Checklist

Use this camping food checklist as a guide to help you plan your next trip. It has suggestions and ideas to consider, whether you’ve got a full RV or if you’ve got everything strapped to your back. One of the most over-looked components of packing food for a camping trip is the cooking utensils, condiments, and other items that you’ll need to make it a meal. Things to consider are: How are you going to cook it? How will the…

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