Posts Tagged ‘Summer’
Campfire strawberry shortcake is an easy camping recipe that can be a delicious dessert or breakfast. This version uses cream cheese and honey instead of whipped cream, and can easily be made using our favorite tool: the Pie Iron,.
Point Mugu State Park is a great local spot about 1 hour out Los Angeles, just North of Leo Carillo State Park. Take your pick of a site with a view on the Pacific or in the shade of Sycamore Canyon.
Barton Flats Campground is a beautiful and accessible camping spot close to Los Angeles and closer to Big Bear. It is a great place to take your family in the summer, as well as in the Fall when crowds and the weather cool down.
Mt. Langley is a lesser known 14er in the Eastern Sierra Nevada. It is relatively easy to get a permit and offers the option of a 22-mile round trip day hike or a longer, more relaxed backpacking trip including a night or two camping by beautiful alpine lakes.
This potato salad is a lighter and fresher version than most, feeling more like a salad than a heavy side dish. Its a great seasonal dish that can be made in advance when you’re hungry and don’t feel like cooking (which happens a lot in the summertime).
Vermicelli Noodle Salad is a cold asian noodle salad that can be made at home before your trip. It goes great with our Asian Wraps recipe and or is a great camping recipe on its own.
Asian Wraps with Peanut Sauce is a great recipe to make at home and take along with you on your picnics or camping trips. The effort is all in the prep, but it’s well worth it.
Here is a salad I’ve been making on camping trips for years. Its got a nice hit of protein from the lentils and almonds, but is still packed with freshness for Spring.
Campfire potatoes are a hearty, smoky and flavorful addition to any camping breakfast. Serve these next to grits and eggs, or inside your breakfast burritos to please every camper no matter their taste buds.
Chili dogs are way better than your typical camping hot dogs on a stick. This chili dog recipe is pretty straightforward, but involves gourmet straightforward ingredients (including beer), which makes all the difference.
There’s nothing wrong with a good ol’ BLT, but for those want to pass on the bacon, we present the COLT sandwhich – Caramelized Onion, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich.
Tortilla soup is a quick and easy meal to make that is hearty and warming enough for camping. Make tortilla soup on your next backpacking trip.
A twist on an easy potato salad recipe, we add caramelized onions, tomatoes, and Indian spices, turning an easy picnic recipe into gourmet outdoor cooking.
The Summer Vegetable & Zucchini Slaw is crispy and refreshing. It’s great for lunch, as a side dish or even in a good ol’ hot dog.
You can make your own version of creamed corn while camping using fresh sweet summer corn. This is a very easy camping recipe that can be eaten all summer long.
A refreshing combination of peaches, mint, ginger ale and bourbon, ginger peach juleps are perfect at a picnic on a hot summer day.
Smores wrapped in bacon makes a salty sweet treat for campfire cooking. Bacon wrapped smores taste excellent, though they are definitely different!
Keep cool with this summer Caramelized Onion & Feta Chickpea salad. It’s perfect for a picnic or for lunch on a day hike.
Product review of the Play and Freeze Ice Cream Maker. Have homemade ice cream while you’re camping. Have a ball.
This brown sugar spice rub is excellent on any protein or vegetable you’d like to grill. The brown sugar is my secret weapon in my famous brown sugar spice rub.
This Chunky Mango Guacamole dip recipe is perfect for the summer season. Make this Chunky Mango Guacamole dip while camping or for your BBQ parties.
Skillet enchiladas taste as great as if baked in the oven. Made with chipotles, corn, black beans and tomatillos, skillet enchiladas is truly an easy camping recipe.
A dutch oven cobbler that is perfect for breakfast or dessert. Made with strawberries, rhubarb, and biscuits, it is an easy camping recipe for a dutch oven.
Delicious nachos recipe with tortilla chips covered in melted cheese, black beans, and seasoned ground beef. This quick and easy nachos recipe is perfect for camping!