The Importance of Meal Planning

Knowing what you will be eating and preparing while at the campsite is just as important as planning what gear you will be bringing. Having a planned meal schedule will help you make sure you have accounted for every meal…

Fancy Smores for Adults

Fancy Smores (adult version) Marshmellows Cognac (enough to soak mellows) Dark Chocolate Shortbread Cookies At home, soak marshmellows in cognac for 5 – 10 seconds.  Place them in ziploc bags. At campsite, roast marshmellows over the fire as normal. Combine…

Salmon with Couscous

Salmon with Couscous 2 cups couscous 6 ounce pouch salmon 1/4 sun-dried tomatoes, sliced 1/4 cup dried cherries 1/4 cup pine nuts 1 packet Italian dressing In a dry pan over medium heat, toast pine nuts. Prepare couscous according to…

Firestarters that work

What are some of the best ways to start a fire? Try some of these tested firestarter techniques and never be without a campfire again! 1.  Dixie cup filled with dryer lint and wax. 2. Paraffin soaked cardboard – cut…

Texsport Camp Grill Review

The Texsport Heavy Duty Camp Grill is perfect for grilling over an open fire pit.  Most campgrounds have a standard pit in the ground with some sort of grill contraption, however over the years the grates can deteriorate or get…

Crawfish Time in Texas

Around the middle of April, there’s a smell in the air that is undeniable.  It’s the smell of crawfish boiling and spices wafting into the spring air.  My husband is a cajun and loves to boil crawfish every year. It’s…