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Fideus de Gambas

Fideus de Gambas

Jessica Levine
May 14, 2012

This paella variation, using broken noodles in place of rice, won the authors over. “And cooking the pasta in with the other ingredients makes for a more outdoor-friendly recipe,” Julie says. Sounds like perfect camp fare! 1/2  pound dry, uncooked angel hair pasta 1/3  cup olive oil 3  cloves... Read more »

Pan-Fried Trout

Pan Fried Trout

Jessica Levine
May 9, 2012

Pan Fried Trout “If you are fishing nearby, there’s nothing better than bringing along a little lemon, olive oil and fresh herbs, and cooking your own pan-fried trout right in the skillet,” Julie said. Here’s a recipe she likes. 1 large or 2 small fresh trout, cleaned and filleted 1 teaspoon... Read more »

Gourmet S’mores Recipes

S'mores Cookies

Jessica Levine
April 18, 2012

S'mores are a campfire classic The traditional s’more recipe may offer off-the-chart nostalgia, but not much in the way of gourmet or nutritional value. Sarah Huck and Jaimee Young, authors of the book Campfire Cookery, tried to remedy that using homemade ingredients and generally classing up the... Read more »

Trail Mix Rice Krispie Treats

Trail Mix Rice Krispie Treats

Jessica Levine
April 9, 2012

Trail Mix Rice Krispie Treats A no-bake recipe is the perfect compliment to a camper’s sweet tooth. Trail mix has a little of everything – sweetened dried fruit and salty pretzels or nuts – appealing to your pickiest eater. For added zinc, potassium and fiber, add almonds in place of peanuts. Trail... Read more »

Oatmeal Sour Cherry Cookies

Oatmeal Sour Cherry Cookies

Jessica Levine
April 9, 2012

Not your average cookie, the Oatmeal Sour Cherry Cookies are semi-sweet with a kick and will impress your family and campground neighbors! Nonstick pan spray 1⁄2 cup walnut halves or pieces 1 ¼ cup dried sour cherries, or ¾ cup raisins ½ cup rolled oats 1⁄3 cup semisweet chocolate chips ... Read more »

Skillet-Roasted Mussels

Mussels

Jessica Levine
April 6, 2012

Skillet-Roasted Mussels “You can also serve right out of the skillet,” Julie says. “It holds it’s heat so well, that everything stays hot! 1 cup white wine 2 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 leek, white part only, trimmed, well rinsed, and coarsely chopped 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 pounds... Read more »

Almond Macaroons

Almond Macaroon

March 27, 2012

A healthier alternative to rich sweets is to cut fat and calories where you can while still enjoying a delicious snack. This Almond Macaroon recipe, uses real fruit and no preservatives or box mixes, which makes it a healthy and nutritious treat. Almond Macaroon Ingredients 1⁄3 cup crushed pineapple... Read more »

Hearty Beef Barley Soup

March 16, 2012

Ingredients for Hearty Beef Barley Soup: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Medium onion, finely diced 2 cups finely chopped cabbage or packaged cole slaw mix 10- or 12-ounce can roast beef in gravy 32-ounce carton beef broth 2 cans, 15 ounces each, mixed vegetables, drained 1 can condensed beef barley soup 1... Read more »

Spicy Moroccan Soup

March 16, 2012

Spices turn an ordinary vegetarian soup into an exotic treat. Canned vegetables make for faster cooking, but are usually higher in sodium so don’t add salt without tasting first. Fresh veggies found at local markets make a healthier meal. 1 ½ cups hot water 2⁄3 cup dried fruit (dark or golden raisins,... Read more »

Sweet Apple Cider At The Campsite

sweet apple cider

December 12, 2011

The campsite is one of the best places to enjoy this sweet apple cider Everyone loves hot cider so Liddon offers us her healthy take on the classic here with heart-helping cinnamon. What better place to drink this warm and sweet apple cider than by the campfire? She suggests also thinking outside the... Read more »

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