I am not the master baker of this group. We all know that title belongs to Aimee. But I’ve been backpacking a lot lately, and baked goods seem to be the best thing to eat on the first morning of the trip. So not only have I been baking, but I’ve been vegan baking! I’ve […]
As part of our Dirty Gourmet adventures, we have the chance to connect with like-minded people who push us and inspire us in our craft. At the end of May we had the pleasure of being part of Aspire2Be fundraising effort as a sponsor. Aspire2Be is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering young women through […]
A couple of weeks ago we camped at Leo Carillo State Beach with my sister-in-law and her family. They have three kids who are 7, 9 and 11. We’ve been camping with our kids plenty of times before, but this trip was the best one yet.
How exciting to have Independence Day on a Saturday this year! Hopefully that means that all of you will be able to escape to somewhere beautiful and high up so you can see a fabulous fireworks show and enjoy a warm summery evening with your friends. Here is a recipe that’s perfect for a day […]
One truth about outdoor cooking is that there will be fails. Another truth is that even when you fail, you’ll usually find a way to fix it.
When I’m not busy having fun with Dirty Gourmet, I’m having fun teaching classes at Art Center College of Design. One of the many perks of teaching is keeping up-to-date with latest and greatest trends through my students and colleagues.
We’ve been thinking a bit more simply lately when it comes to camping food. As much as it is possible and encouraged to create amazing gourmet meals from scratch in the backcountry, sometimes it’s just nice to have things ready already.
Take advantage of the sun this summer, and use it to make you a refreshing cocktail with sun tea. A hammock or picnic blanket works best for drinking this Sun Tea Cocktail
Memorial Day weekend is coming up, and it’s always a great time to get outdoors with family and friends. Here is a roundup of some of our favorite camping recipes. Quick and simple, and great for a party. Enjoy!
Beer Cheese Fondue is a fun recipe for camping with a group. Cheese fondue is quick and easy to make as well as clean up, and you can dip almost anything!