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08 Nov
Skillet Sweet Potatoes with Pecans and Cranberries from the Campground Gourmet

Skillet Sweet Potatoes with Pecans and Cranberries from the Campground Gourmet

We are so excited to be sharing some sample recipes from The Campground Gourmet, a brand new cookbook by Kate Dunbar that is available right now! If you purchase this book and leave a review on Amazon before December 31st, you will be entered to win a $100 Cabela’s gift card!!! Last week we posted the recipe for Bacon Pancake Dippers. This week we are sharing a warm and inviting side dish, Skillet Sweet Potatoes with Pecans and Cranberries. This recipe shows exactly what Kate is so great at…combing wholesome ingredients in a... Read More
01 Nov
Bacon Pancake Dippers from The Campground Gourmet by Kate Dunbar

Bacon Pancake Dippers from The Campground Gourmet by Kate Dunbar

Breakfast at the campground is a pretty big deal. And pancakes and bacon? A campground classic. Well, Kate Dunbar has turned this breakfast classic up a notch, with this Bacon Pancake Dippers recipe, featured in The Campground Gourmet. This amazing collection of simple, delicious meals for dining in the great outdoors is available for pre sale right now! We are giving you a sneak peak at some of the yummy treats in this book. We’ve got this on the menu for Saturday morning. If you try it, make sure that you let us know how it turned out... Read More
30 Oct
5 Easy and Delicious Pie Iron Campground Dinners

5 Easy and Delicious Pie Iron Campground Dinners

One of our favorite things about camping in the fall is cooking over the campfire. The air is cool and crisp. The fire is warm. And the food seems even better when it’s made outside. On quick weekend getaways, we like to keep our camp cooking simple and delicious. Friday nights will often find us all sitting around the campfire, toasting up dinner in our pie irons. These old-fashioned sandwich makers are loved by kids and adults alike. You can find them in cast iron or cast aluminum. We prefer the cast aluminum since they are a bit... Read More
18 Oct
5 Warm Drinks for Chilly Nights around the Campfire

5 Warm Drinks for Chilly Nights around the Campfire

Sure, coffee is a staple when we are camping. But when the days get shorter and the nights start to get chilly, we love to make some other warm drinks to enjoy at the campground. The adult kind (ahem). Here’s a selection of some of our favorite hot spirits. The best thing about these ‘recipes’ is that they can all be tweaked according to how strong or sweet you like your drinks. You can hear us talk about all these warm drinks on this episode of the RVFTA podcast. Experiment, have fun, and stay warm. The Classic Hot Toddy So... Read More
12 Oct
Weekend Warrior French Toast (+Bonus Dessert “Recipe”)

Weekend Warrior French Toast (+Bonus Dessert “Recipe”)

Learning to cook has been an exciting and stressful process for me. Cooking is exciting when the food comes out good and Stephanie and the boys enjoy it. But it is stressful when I spend good money on food and precious time cooking and it comes out tasting like…..rubber, cardboard, burnt flesh, over seasoned roadkill, cement etc… So I’ve been playing it safe and trying to master a few basic recipes. I know that I am stretching it a bit even using the word RECIPES here. But bear with me RVFTA peeps. I think we can have some... Read More

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