Posted on 13 July 2012 by Patrick Fitz-Gibbon
Do you really struggle to come up with some nice food to take camping? Like most people i used to have a very limited menu when I camped and to be honest it gets boring quickly and really makes it hard to keep up any enthusiasm for the whole camping idea.
Fortunately for me, and you also there are lots of people willing to share some great camping food ideas and as we will discover in this article by CheekyKitchen you can maintain true gourmet style around the campfire with the greatest of ease Continue Reading
Posted on 12 July 2012 by Kelly Campbell
I think we all agree that camping is great fun, but those nights around the campfire could be so much more enjoyable if we have good food on our enamel plates! One of my favourite parts of camping is eating my meal under the stars, now imagine if that food was actually edible, or even tasty? I don’t know about you but dried packet food wears thin after a while! Omaha.com have some great tips for spicing up your camping trip with some gourmet camping dinner ideas. Continue Reading
Posted on 11 July 2012 by Kelly Campbell
When we go camping or hiking, generally we take a camping stove using petrochemical fuels. A new camping stove that has come on the market uses solid fuels, which basically means that you don’t have to carry fuels with you. This will lighten the load and be far safer and if you are concerned about the environment, a lot greener too as you are using renewable energy and reducing your carbon foot print. Not only that but the Biolite Stove also has a USB port and acts as a charger, so if you are one of those that can’t leave home without your phone or laptop then this would be ideal. If you are carrying a GPS device it could also charge this if necessary.
The Biolite stove is small and compact just like a normal camping stove, but how does it work? Continue Reading
Posted on 10 July 2012 by Kelly Campbell
When out in the wilderness you will most likely at some stage build a camp fire. We have found an article from Outdoor Life that will help you build something much more efficient, not only for heat but also for cooking. Building a fire pit with natural rocks is easy and you don’t even need any tools, although a shovel may come in handy if you can’t find a natural depression. With a fire pit and some natural flat stone you instantly have a place on which to fry or boil and by adding a couple of posts you can have a spit or hang a pot.
Building a Fire Pit with Natural Rocks
Use your common sense to make the most of the building materials and the campsite when you are planning your fireplace location. Also keep in mind the following: Continue Reading
Posted on 03 July 2012 by Kelly Campbell
When we go camping we have a tendency to either eat dried food or stick to the staples of hot dogs and hamburgers. Well we have found some gourmet camping recipes, which are will not only taste good but also be easy to prepare and cook with some simple tips and tricks.
We loved this article from Chris Mautner at Pennlive.com, it really got our taste buds going! Who would have thought, that camping and gourmet dining alfresco would go together. There are some tips below that will make your camping culinary experience a pleasurable and most of all an easy one : Continue Reading