Just For Fun Recipes

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For a Cozy Evening by the Campfire

— January 24th, 2014

A collection of our favorite tools to build an awesome campfire and and accessories to lounge under the stars.

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Merry Little Christmas

— December 25th, 2013

Have a Merry Little Christmas everyone! Hope you get lots of toys to play with outside!

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Cucamonga Peak Engagement

— August 24th, 2013

Cucamonga Peak is a lesser traveled peak in the San Gabriel Mountains. Its summit stands at 8,862 ft, and provides a gorgeous and scenic view of the inland valley. The 12 mile round-trip hike takes you away from the area’s crowds, but still ends in Mt. Baldy Village, where you can relax with lunch, drinks, and even a rustic mountain cabin.

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Favorite’s List

— March 14th, 2012

A list of some of our favorite things this month.

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A Fall Garden

— December 15th, 2011

Its cold outside, but you can probably still grow a cold weather garden. Go with greens, which are often positively affected by frost, and you can use them every day.

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Campfire Cookery Giveaway Results

— September 23rd, 2011

Thanks to all who participated in the Campfire Cookery book giveaway. The winner is Kara!

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Campfire Cookery Book Giveaway

— September 16th, 2011

After working with the book Campfire Cookery so much and loving it, we convinced the publisher to send one of you lucky readers a free copy for yourself!

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Santa Cruz Island Camping Party

— April 28th, 2011

Our friend Joyce shares her first camping experience at Dirty Gourmet Santa Cruz Island Camping Party.

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Natural Dyed Easter Eggs

— April 22nd, 2011

Natural dyed Easter eggs create brilliant colors and are a safer, more sustainable solution this Easter and Earth Day weekend.

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Prickly Pear Cactus Delight

— September 19th, 2010

If you run out of water or get stuck on an impromptu overnighter – go for a Prickly Pear Cactus Delight. Recipe and story by guest contributor Steve.