Explorer – Scout Commissioner – Creve
Coeur Council. Member of Adventurers’
Club in Chicago
From the book intro: You can use it at home . . . for trips . . . for the family and friends. It is a valuable meal planner for that organization that counts on you for leadership in FUN and in GOOD EATING, which make for good health and snappy program. Keep this book always handy – ready to plan keen adventures in eating. Pass it on to friends that need help in planning picnics, trips, hikes, outings, and all the other excuses for GOOD EATING. They say when you eat outdoors . . . “everything you eat goes to your stomach . . .”
The book was published by American National Dairy Council
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From the book intro: This volume is respectfully tendered to its readers simply as a series of practical aid and suggestions about equipment, its selection, uses and care compiled in handy form, for the purpose mostly of aiding those about to start out for a “Trip to the woods”—especially so for those who desire and contemplate using a light (and a right outfit) which can be depended upon to smooth out the rough parts of a trip thus contributing to its success and the resultant benefits that accrue therefrom.
This 560 page book features anything you need to know about setting up a camp, how to build fires, using camping cooking equipment, setting up camp menus and the recipes to fill them with. We’re talking retro camping at its best here and the book can be yours in pdf format simply by clicking the icon below
A pretty nifty way to serve potatoes if you ask me. Remove most of the potato stuff and fill them with bacon and cheese, bake them crispy in the campfire ambres and top it with spring onion and sour cream – Ted
From the book intro: Let’s have fun in the great out-of-doors, where the blue sky is our roof and where the ever changing beauty of streams, lakes and hills makes food taste so much better than it ever could in the familiar confines of the family dining room!
Those of us who already are backyard chefs will find in this booklet many suggestions which make outdoor cooking much easier; plus culinary hints and recipes which are refreshing changes from the unimaginative frankfurters and hamburgsandwiches which too often become a habit.
Those who never have tried outdoor cooking before should find that preparing good food is much simpler than the uninitiated might suppose.
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Camping does not have to be all hot dogs and hamburgers. One should include a few family favorites when one head out into the great outdoors. This Campfire Spinach Dip is sure to become one of yours!
It’s a nice break from the traditional camping fare. Served with a sliced baguette it makes the perfect breakfast or light lunch. Creating a tin foil packet to encase the dip in makes cooking and clean up a breeze!
A great Italian inspired flatbread recipe found on food52.com
Grilling is a stone age way of baking bread but don’t let that lead you to thing that bread baked this way isn’t just delicious. Particularly when using this Italian inspied recipe complete with olive oil, salt flakes and rosemary.
These delicious snacks can be made ready at home before you head for the hike and grilled on a campfire grill grid when you have set up camp, dinner is over and the tea water is boiling. If you don’t bother to bring a grid a few stick will work just as well.
You could make these snacks at home too of course, but we all know they will taste much, much better by the campfire – Ted 😉