Cooking on the Trail and at the Campground
See also: Barbecue
Backcountry Cooking: The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Cooking
Adare gives you menus for a variety of outdoor excursions using recipes with imaginative names that she has created herself. Many of the recipes require that you dehydrate the ingredients beforehand.
Simple Foods for the Pack
TX823 .A92 1986
This Sierra Club book is divided into two sections: foods that you can make at home before you go (journey cakes and pocket snacks) and foods to make in camp. All recipes use natural inexpensive ingredients.
The Great American Camping Cookbook
This is an interesting cookbook for reading as it includes historical anecdotes of camp foods in America and classic recipes, some for the trail and others for the cabin.
Campfire Cuisine: Gourmet Recipes for the Great Outdoors
Campfire Cuisine features more than 100 simple but inspired recipes for meals that can be cooked at a campsite all made from fresh foods, without any prepared or freeze-dried ingredients.
The Field & Stream Wilderness Cooking Handbook: How to prepare, cook, and serve backcountry meals
A useful, informative guide (originally published in 1980) that demonstrates how to build an open fire and use it for cooking, and gives you tips on mastering the backpack and sheepherder's stoves.
Cooking the One-Burner Way
TX823 .G73 1994x
Learn how to prepare more than 150 meals - ranging from the simple to the elaborate - on top of your favorite compact one-burner stove. For the real backpacker.
The Back-Country Kitchen: Camp Cooking for Canoeists, Hikers, and Anglers
Contains over 150 tested, unique recipes, including camp breads, hearty chowders, one-pot main dishes and adaptations of international favorites.
Camp Cooking: The Black Feather Guide: Eating Well in the Wild
A book written by two staff members of the Black Feather Wilderness Adventure Company of Canada who have been feeding groups of all sizes on all kinds of outdoor trips, for well over half a century combined.
The Everything Guide to Foraging: Identifying, Harvesting, and Cooking Nature's Wild Fruits and Vegetables
In case you run out of food on your backpacking trip, Shufer lists and describes a lot of wild plants (both native and invasive) that you can cook and eat.
Backpack Gourmet: Good Hot Grub You Can Make at Home, Dehydrate, and Pack for Quick and Easy Eating on the Trail
Freeze-dry your own food at home to cut down on cooking time and fuel on the trail.
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