June 2, 2018

Tips on how to handle camp food during multi-day trips, plus info on feeding a large group (25 people) in the backcountry. And, a 5-day menu!

July 23, 2017

Banana burritos are an easy, delicious and portable camp breakfast that are sure to please everyone from ages three to 83! The ingredients are easy to pack for car camping and don’t require refrigeration, although a skillet or griddle (plus campfire or other cooking me...

February 23, 2017

The February 2017 BattlBox is all about wilderness cooking and it’s the perfect follow-up to my last post on our new Food page! Specifically, included is a book that backwoods foodies may want to check out - The Backcountry Cookbook: The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Cooki...

December 8, 2016

Say what?! Yup – wild turkey, stuffed with ham, wrapped in a blanket o’ bacon… doesn’t get much better than that! Cooking wild game takes a bit of finesse to keep the meat from getting too dry since it usually doesn’t have much fat. The ham and bacon used here provide...

October 2, 2016

Note: this article discusses trail snack ideas, and trail food that for the most part doesn't require a cooler - ideal for longer wheeling trips, wheeling while camping, or grab-n-go options. For more trail meal ideas, see Trail Food, Part 1.

When it comes to snacking o...

September 30, 2016

Note: Part 1 of two articles on trail food options is designed for day-trip wheeling, when leaving and returning home the same day. Most of these items also require a cooler. Part 2 will focus on trail food options for wheeling while camping, multi-day wheeling trips,...

July 29, 2016

This is a guest post from Sherry at Personal Creations. Sherry enjoys writing on a variety of topics including cooking and outdoor activities. When she's not writing, she can be found biking around or baking sweet treats.

Photo credit: http://www.personalcreations.com/b...

A slow-simmered camp meal with all the fixings, cooked over a smoldering campfire while everybody relaxes with drink in hand, is an ideal way to end a day in the woods. But sometimes we want a simpler, quicker meal (but still delicious!). And, one that can still be enj...

July 14, 2016

I have a confession...I'm a bit of a food blog junky! I follow several food blogs via social media (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest), blog feeds (Bloglovin'), and good ol' fashioned email. 

Last week, while trying to think of a fun, simple dinner for camp-set-up night, I...

March 22, 2016

Coffee!!

“The best part of wakin’ up…” really is coffee, if you’re a coffee lover like me! That includes camping and we always bring along our trusty percolator to brew a pot first thing each morning, while E sometimes goes with the pourover method for one hot cup at a...

February 17, 2016

What’s not to love about a slow-simmered stew, slightly smoky-tasting from being cooked over the open flames, warm and nourishing after a day spent in the great outdoors… is your mouth watering yet?! The following recipe is one of our camp favorites to simmer on the fi...

December 12, 2015

After a long, cold winter's trek in your off-road vehicle, what could be better than a ready dinner of wild game chili? 

Recently we attended a local annual chili feast, where one of our contributions was a “Wild Chili" with main ingredients of mountain lion and antelop...

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