Hungry Campers: Cooking Outdoors for 1 to 100

Hungry Campers: Cooking Outdoors for 1 to 100

by Zac Williams


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Hungry Campers: Cooking Outdoors for 1 to 100 by Zac Williams

Delicious camping cuisine for scout groups, youth groups and families

Hungry Campers offers a handy selection of simple and easy to-make recipes that can be used by families, friends, scouts and youth groups to prepare meals for all types of outdoor adventures. Simple recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts are complemented by menu plans for weeklong camps, multi-day backpacking trips and even overnighters, making it easy to get outdoors.

Each chapter focuses on a specific type of camp cooking, including campfire cooking basics, large groups, Dutch oven, backpacking and recipes for aspiring wilderness gourmets. Helpful tips provide outdoor cooking wisdom for those just getting started as well as new ideas for experienced campers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781423630289
Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date: 03/01/2013
Pages: 127
Sales rank: 1,281,472
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 16 Years

About the Author

Zac Williams is a partner at Williams Visual, a creative communications company. He has been the principal photographer of more than 200 books. He enjoys exploring food and culture through writing and photography. He is also the author of Little Monsters Cookbook and Little Aliens Cookbook. Zac lives with his wife and three children in Pleasant View, Utah.

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Brown Bag Campfire Breakfast

Serves 1

3 strips bacon

2 eggs

1/2 cup frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed


Black pepper

Hot pepper sauce (optional)


Campfire coals

Brown paper bag (lunch size)

Stick or marshmallow roasting fork

1. Place bacon in the bottom of the bag. Crack eggs into the bag over the bacon. Add hash brown potatoes. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

2. Fold and roll down the top of the bag until about 3 inches above the potatoes. Insert a stick through folded portion and cook 5–6 inches over low coals for about 10 minutes. It helps to prop up the stick with rocks.

3. Carefully tear off the top of the bag to serve. Season with hot pepper sauce.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 4

Introduction: Savor Simplicity 5

Campfire Cooking Basics 6

Large Group Cooking 28

Dutch Oven 62

Camp Gourmet 90

Backpacking 110

Index 124

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