Tag: Camp Food
When hiking, camping, or doing any kind of physical activity outdoors, you’ll need foods that are highly sustaining, nutrition that you won’t have you searching your bag for the last of your pie trail mix shortly after lunch.
Waking up in your tent with the sun as your only alarm clock, brewing a hot fragrant cup of coffee, and dedicating the next hour or so to crafting and devouring the perfect pre-adventure breakfast because well, you can. At one point or another we’ve all been here, and I’m confident that you’ll agree with the notion that there are few things that beat these peaceful and unrivaled moments.
Camping, hiking, kayaking, swimming, climbing, or fishing – treat yourself. Cheese, onion, sausage, fennel, and pine nuts kind of treat yourself. Alright enough with the lists, it’s about time we have a serious conversation about a very serious breed of pizza. We’re stepping it up this week with a bit of camp gourmet.
You wouldn’t imagine Campfire Cinnamon Rolls this delectable, luxurious, and decadent to be as quick and effortless as pouring a bowl of cereal, but this recipe doesn’t have any secrets except a fundamentally, “what you see is what you get” kind of blueprint. The cooked orange interior gives the cinnamon rolls a citrusy zing to it’s sweet, gooey delicious soul. Its a perfect combination of flavors for any place and time.
If you don’t already have a Dutch Oven available at home, this hearty meal will temp you into buying one for every foodie you know. Before you hit the trail you will need to do a bit of preparation to ensure that this dish is served they way the wonderful woodland chefs intended.
For our second day of cubicle cooking, we pulled out four very tasty sounding main course meals from Backpacker’s Pantry to try: Chicken Alfredo, Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry, Pad Thai and Beef Stroganoff.
The standard cost of lunch at a fast food restaurant these days seems to be about $5, so to kick things off for our week of trail foods, Trent and I thought we’d take a look at trail lunches for $5 or less. From my experience with trail eating, it’s important to consider your the purpose of your meal – backcountry lunches, for example, shouldn’t be too heavy but should provide you with the energy you need to get through the rest of the day.