Easy + Cheap Dried Cinnamon Apples (perfect kid hiking snack!)

apples on dehydrator tray

This week we’re going to be whipping up some dehydrated cinnamon apple snacks for the kiddos to take hiking – turns out, kids Cliff Bars are full of sugar (and expensive!) Now, don’t get me wrong, I don’t mind sugar, but I figured we needed to space it a bit and balnce with some healthier snacks. Summer is a great time for us to stock up on fruits and veggies – alot of times there are bulk sales on things like apples and peaches, so we try and take advantage … Read more

15 Mouth-Watering Grilled Skewer Recipes to Make At Camp!

CAMPING KABOB IDEAS

After your 100th hot dog on a stick, you are probably looking for something more exciting than hot dogs to roast over a campfire… so try one of these amazing skewer recipes! Roasting your food for dinner is part of the fun of cooking on a campfire, but it can get old when it’s the same old thing. If you are looking for something a little more fun, but just as tasty, consider skewers instead! Skewers were made for the grill, and they work just as well over a campfire! … Read more

15 Delicious Make Ahead Camping Recipes (Stress Less!)

make ahead camping meals

Camping is supposed to be a chance to get away for awhile and relax. Yet every time someone gets hungry, you have to whip something up! Whether you need breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack, I have a ton of great make ahead options for your next camping trip. You can make these ahead of time to heat up over the fire or to snack on while you’re camping. Some of these don’t require any prep work once they’re made! Here are the best make ahead camping recipes for your next … Read more

25 Easy Foil Packet Campfire Meals and Make Aheads!

foil pack potato meal

If you’re like me and camp to get away from all the chores of home, then you’ll love these minimal prep, easy to cook and YUMMY foil wrapped campfire meals you can make ahead of time! I know if I don’t make something ahead of time, I’ll probably default to hotdogs and s’mores at camp. That’s fine for a day or two, or if we don’t camp often, but seeing as we do… well, I want to eat some variety! I hope these inspire you to try something new at … Read more

3 Key Steps to Bake in An RV Oven (Without Burning the Bottoms!)

pizza stone for rv

Many people are afraid to use their RV ovens – they don’t cook evenly, they are hard to light, or they just don’t seem to be the same temperature as what’s show on the dial! – but I’m going to tell you some quick tips that’ll take you to perfect cookies and pies in no time! We often do our baking in the dutch oven (check out these dutch oven cupcakes here!) but it can sometimes be easier to bake in your RV, especially if you don’t have the dutch … Read more

Cool and Refreshing Mojito Camping Cocktail!

make ahead drink camp mojitos

If you’re sick and tired of beer and want a fresher beverage to enjoy while camping, then you’ll love making a camp mojito! So first off, don’t get me wrong – my husband and I definitely enjoy some beer while out camping with the family. However it’s sometimes nice to break up the heaviness of that with something light and refreshing! After seeing the mint that has taken over half of my garden (Note: Do NOT plant mint in any area that you care to keep the other things alive! … Read more

Moist and Decadent Dutch Oven Chocolate Cupcakes (Baked at Camp!)

camping dessert dutch oven cupcakes for family

If you’ve ever wanted something delicious, homemade and sweet at camp, then you’re in for a treat – we made some of the moistest, most perfect cupcakes EVER right at camp in our dutch oven! So if you’ve read any other articles here, you know that I (Stacy) am NOT a cook, however, my husband Eric is amazing! He grew up on dutch oven cooking, and is now bringing it to this website! We are currently on a weeklong camp trip in the Bighorn Mountains (near Sheridan, Wyoming) and Eric’s … Read more

Campfire Cooking FOUR Cheese Dutch Oven Cheese Dip with Jalapenos and Bacon!

dutch oven cheese dip at camp with jalapeno and bacon

If you’re looking for the deluxe camp eating experience, then you’ve come to the right place, because today we’ve got some amazing Three Cheese Beer Dip…. cooked right at camp! With our kids sleeping better (we’re on TWO NIGHTS in a ROW of all three kids sleeping through the night!) our fancy camp food desires have returned! And since we’re camping for about a week this time, we have lined up a big line of amazing dutch oven cooked food that will make you feel like you’re at home (or … Read more

The YUMMIEST S’more Ideas for Campfires, Ovens and at Home!

These easy S’more ideas for around the campfire are game changing, but you can also make awesome s’mores at home! Everyone knows that the perfect s’more is icing on the campfire cake! If you’re like me though and didn’t grow up camping, then you might not know how to make the perfect s’more. From burning the marshmallow to being confused as to why your darn chocolate wouldn’t melt, there’s a couple of things you just don’t know how to do right without some trial and error.  BUT, by the end … Read more