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Clean out the cooler breakfast bake

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Sometimes life gets busy and we forget to do things.  This recipe is from the summer but it is a good analog for throwing it all together and moving on.  Seriously, I meant to post this in August-ish but I … Continue reading

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Creating Father & Son Memories with Camping & Survival Skills

The leaves have turned color and are beginning to fall in the Upper Midwest.  Camping is a great way to usher in the new season and teach the next generation about life.  This post, by my friend Kirk Anderson, is … Continue reading

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My Outdoor Cooking Setup Part 2 — Cast Iron

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Cast iron cookware is among the most versatile to use in a car camping or backyard setting.  It is relatively inexpensive, can handle as much heat as you can throw at it, and as non-stick as anything if seasoned properly.  … Continue reading

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Door County Cherry Scones

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These Door County Cherry Scones are easy to make at home or at camp.  I’ve made them in the oven and in a dutch oven. As a child my favorite item on the breakfast menu at Hardee’s was the Cinnamon … Continue reading

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Make your own parchment dutch oven liner

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One of the main reasons people shy away from using cast iron is because they are afraid of the cleanup.  The easy way around this is to make your own parchment dutch oven liners. I first saw this method used … Continue reading

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In Transit Mississippi River Adventure

I believe everyone has a grand adventure hidden deep within.  Peter Bragiel, along with his brothers and cameraman-friend Tony, have realized a dream from childhood and they documented the trip. Peter, Dan, and Paul have dreamed of canoeing the entire … Continue reading

GSI Bugaboo Camper Cook set Review

After posting about My Camping Chuck Box, I was asked to go over my cook set, so here we go! My camping cook set is the Bugaboo Camper 4 person cook set made by GSI Outdoors. This cook set contains: … Continue reading

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Dutch Oven Calzones

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Calzones are a good meal to have once in a while.  Usually, we get them from our friendly neighborhood pizza joint. I thought it would be fun to make them at home in my dutch oven.  They came out great!  … Continue reading

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Backyard Cheese steaks

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I love a good cheese steak sandwich.  When I see one on a menu, there’s a pretty good chance I’ll give it a try.  I’ve also tried making them at home a few times with limited success.  Until now.  Here’s … Continue reading

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My Camping Chuck Box

One of the biggest things that prevents people from going camping is how long it takes to prepare for a trip.  One way to cut down this time is to make yourself a camping chuck box.  A chuck box, also … Continue reading