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Camping

Experience the great outdoors, but don't sacrifice good food. Chowhounds know what to eat and pack for camping, from epic s'mores recipes to healthy portable snacks.

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Desserts and snacks that will last in the desert?

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by junglekitte 6 days ago

I am going to be in a very dry/hot desert for over week camping. I want to bring desserts and snacks that can last days while still tasting great. I could potentially vacuum seal items before I lea...

Best Pasta Salad or other COLD side? (Camping)

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by natalie81 17 days ago

Hello! My family and I are going camping next week with two other families for 4th of July. We signed up to provide dinner the first night. We are going to bring marinated flank steak and hot do...

RECOOL - Igloo's biodegradable reusable cooler

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 29 days ago

" . . . Recool would work well as a cheap, eco-friendly cooler during a tailgate or a quick day-trip to the beach. I can't imagine squeezing in much more than that six-pack or so once you've filled...

How to store cut potatoes

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by drhuggs 1 month ago

We are going on a trip and need to have 2 bags of cut raw potatoes for frying into French fries. The night they will be used is on the second night of our trip. We are primitive camping and will no...

Looking for a detachable handled skillet in nonstick aluminum

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by SognSpatula 6 months ago

I'm looking for an aluminum skillet with a detachable handle for use backcountry camping. The goal is light weight and packability, without sacrificing the ability to make a real meal. In the p...

Camp cooking for about 50 people over 5 days

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by kriscook 6 months ago

I am responsible for taking over the menu planning and implementation for 50 people in April while camping in Georgia. When I say camping, I mean tent camping (car camping); we take over the camp g...

Braised Reversed Smoked "San Francisco" Ribs

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by sparky403 11 months ago

I have been making my ribs this way for the last dozen years or so -- always to rave reviews (or maybe my friends are just being nice and they eat all the ribs just to make me feel good:-). Anywa...

Camping - Meal Planning

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by cacheton 3 years ago

Any campers here that have advice on meal planning when camping, or favorite camp recipes? My family is set up now for car camping, we have a two-burner camp stove and a couple of Rome pie irons, w...

Need a camping cake and frosting

leanneabe
by leanneabe 12 years ago

We're going camping for a friend's birthday in early June (it'll still be pretty mild here in SD and not too hot), but we're going up Friday night and celebrating her birthday Saturday (i.e., the c...

Wholesome main meals camping with no cooler, limited washing, no fire or grill, yes small pot over propane.

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by TracyPark 1 year ago

Searching on "camping" brought up lots of great results for foods frozen/chilled in advance, as well as ideas for grilling foods over a fire. I am looking for ideas as described in my title. At ...

Taking meat pies camping

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by mullingink 1 year ago

I was thinking of making some hand pies with meat/cheese for breakfast or lunch for our family when we go to a camping event. There may or may not be firepits, but we do not have room to bring our...

Need new ideas for camping potluck side dish

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by bjd001 4 years ago

I'm looking for ideas for a new side dish to bring to a potluck dinner on a camping trip. I will make it at my campsite and then drive it to the potluck location (maybe 10 minutes), where it will ...

Veg grilling ideas for a large group?

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by kingfisher5 2 years ago

Grilling for 50 people on a rafting trip in N California in early August. I need a vegetable recipe. Corn will likely be out of season. Suggestions? Apologies for cross-posts

Upscale camp food

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by PiperBob 3 years ago

I go camping for 10 days every year (at a festival), and part of the fun is cooking good food. Our group this year will be five adults. Some of the ideas we're thinking of include flank steak fajit...

Cooking Dinner for 4 at a Campground

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by mmpott 2 years ago

My husband and I are meeting my parents and brother at a campground close to our house for a one night next visit and we told them we would cook dinner. Anyone have any ideas - I'd like to do ...

Cooking rice while camping

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by mblackshear 2 years ago

I'm going to be making a mexian/spanish rice for 150 people as a side to tacos. My dilema is that i really don't have much of a kitchen as we are camping and have to bring everything with us. I'd...

Summer Sleepaway Camp Snacks

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by megan06 2 years ago

Hey! I'm going to sleep-away camp for a week in a week. So I was going through ideas for my snack list, here it is!!! Oreos Water flavorers trail mix energy bars puppy chow goldfish& cheese...

Warm not mushy harvest stir-fry?

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by RAOL 3 years ago

I'm serving a harvest skillet dish for 40 at a camping-style event using smoked sausage and canned vegetables (potatoes, beans, carrots). I WILL have an oven/stove available and could do some prep...

Gaspe Region Including MTL and QC

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by katesalter 3 years ago

First, thank you to everyone who gave advice over the last few months. August 7 - My mother "S" (74) and I (34) departed at Toronto 3am. Drove to Kingston, Ontario, arrival at 5:30am. Picked up ...

Packable vegetarian lunches while camping

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by PFCMCL 3 years ago

Any super easy, no cooking involved ideas? I have to be able to bring it along for day hikes. I've only been vegetarian for less than a year. I've looked online, but all the recipes require cooking...