When you’re a co-op of 20 million people, you celebrate everyone’s traditions—whether it’s holiday bird-counting, stargazing during the winter solstice or running in the snow dressed as holiday gifts. We asked our members to share their favorite holiday traditions. This is what they said. Editor’s note: Four of these six member stories originally appeared in […]
The post Six Co-op Members Share Their Favorite Holiday Traditions appeared first on REI Uncommon Path.
Prepare a whole chicken at camp and cook it evenly over a campfire. In this video, big-wall climber and James Beard Award-winner Chef Maria Hines shows us how to spatchcock a chicken, create divine flavors and cook it over a live fire. Jump ahead: Spatchcocking a chicken at camp Marinating a chicken at camp Cooking a […]
Whip up a delicious one-pot seafood risotto at camp on a campfire. In this video, big-wall climber and James Beard Award-winner Chef Maria Hines shows us how to make a gorgeous risotto with local seafood and cook it over a live fire. Jump ahead: Cleaning seafood at camp Dicing onions at camp Making risotto at […]
With just four ingredients, a water bottle, a knife and a portable stove, you can make pasta from scratch at camp. In this video, big-wall climber and James Beard Award-winner Chef Maria Hines shows us how to make delicious pasta at camp. Jump ahead: Making and cooking pasta from scratch Opening a wine bottle with […]
Some people hate when their cult discovery goes mainstream—like when Supreme clothing went big-league or when indie rapper Saweetie signed to Warner Records—but not me. When OXO announced that it was rolling out a line of kitchenware designed especially for camping, I gave myself a smug pat on the back for having been an early […]
The post First Look: Testing the New OXO Outdoor Cooking Gear appeared first on REI Co-op Journal.
“Flame on!” Even after 42 years, I can still hear the words bellowed by my fellow Appalachian Trail thru-hiker as I moved a match toward my Svea 123 stove. Then, a near-tectonic whoosh, and the pleasant woodland noises that served as a serene soundtrack at camp would be auditorily obliterated until my meal was cooked. […]
Ever since Earthlings discovered the transformational power of an open flame on basic foodstuffs, we’ve been gathering to enjoy the bounty of the planet. The diversity of our ecosystems and peoples has given rise to a rich tapestry of cuisines and tastes—and all are welcome at our camping table. True: An active day outdoors can […]
There are so many ways to enjoy time outside. This is one of many unique stories we’re sharing as part of our effort to highlight the Limitless Sides to Outside. Mark Toguchi grew up in Alaska. Every weekend in the summer, he and his extended family, including aunts, uncles and cousins, would go camping and fishing […]
There are so many ways to enjoy time outside. This is one of many unique stories we’re sharing as part of our effort to highlight the Limitless Sides to Outside. My partner and I returned to the Pacific Northwest in 2009 and quickly realized that “appreciation of the outdoors” was a core value. As a Black […]