At REI, where I work, we wear name tags with our favorite outdoor place listed on them. Mine says “Joshua Tree National Park.” For the past ten years, I have spent the majority of my days off in the park camping, climbing, hiking, and meditating. There is a quiet there that I haven’t experienced in […]
Summer! Always so busy, and this year even more so. We packed our schedule with outdoor events, which hopefully we saw you at, and had a blast. We went to San Francisco (twice), Tahoe, Powder Mountain, and Lake Mead near Las Vegas.
Ok, so they aren’t exactly potato skins, but they taste the same, which is amazingly delicious, and the shape is much more appropriate for camping.
Frying is a pain, no matter where you’re doing it. It uses a ton of oil (that you have to figure out how to dispose of), makes the house smell like a fast food restaurant, and encourages owning big uni-purpose machines to avoid too much hassle.
Our friend Adan (otherwise known as “Tallkan,” if you want to follow his adventures on Instagram) is on his yearly traditional trip to June Lake right now. We’re jealous.
Campfire Baked Beans are an old favorite that are worth adding to any camping meal. This is a guest post for an old family recipe for baked beans that is tried and true.
Pie Irons are a bit old school, but they are a fun way to enjoy campfire cooking as a group. Use your pie iron to quickly make pressed recipes of any kind!
Its time to start getting excited about that deliciously sweet summer produce. Corn in particular is showcased in this summer chicken salad sandwich recipe. Get outside and enjoy!
Fried egg sandwiches are always welcome, and are quick and easy to make to order in your pie iron. Make pie iron fried egg sandwiches on a lazy morning camping.
Gin marinated potatoes require little prep and make a flavorful easy camping side dish. Serve warm or cool on a picnic or on the side during a car camping trip.