Campfire Cooking

     If you cook like me when you are on a camping trip then you no doubt know how to open a package of instant oatmeal or a Peak Bar.  For me, the easier the better.  I don’t want to spend my time collecting wood, starting a fire, and cooking over a campfire.  I prefer to light my one burner stove, put a pot of water on, add the food and be done in minutes.  However, there are some people, including my husband, who love to cook over a campfire.  More power to those like him and as long as he wants to cook, I will eat it.  He loves to try new foods when we’re on our camping trips and as long as he’s willing to do the dishes, I don’t have a problem with it.    

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 Campfire Cuisine, Gourmet Recipes for the Great Outdoors is a new book by Robin Donovan.  This book is filled with fancy recipes for the gourmet campfire chef to choose from.  Items such as Skillet Scones, Lemony Couscous Salad, and Smoked Salmon Crostini are among the more unique items.  There are some more "normal" menu items such as grilled zucchini or grilled steak tacos to choose from too.  A menu planner, great illustrations, and instructions on how to prepare the meal at home are also included in this great book. 

     If you or someone you know likes to cook over a fire then this would be a great gift item for them.  We have this book for sale in our store and can send one to you for $16.00, just call us toll free at 1-888-CANOEIT or drop us an email.  And remember, if you are like me or know someone like me then don’t even think about giving this book as a gift, just give us a granola bar and we’ll be more than content.