July 4, 2019

Campworthy: Berry Cobbler with Ice Cream

Recipe: Campfire Berry Cobbler with Ice Cream Submitted by: Jennifer Hometown: Medford, OR What do you love about this recipe? This is one of our favorite camping dessert recipes. While an adult makes the berry cobbler, put the kids to work on the ice cream. (It also serves as a good chemistry lesson.) This is a pretty simple recipe […]

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July 3, 2019

Camp Recipe: Spinach Goat Cheese Frittata

This classic Italian style egg dish is a perfect way to serve eggs for a crowd. Most frittata recipes require at least some amount of time in an oven. Not an option for us! There are a handful of stove-top only recipes that could work, but they all require a high-stakes flip midway through the […]

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July 1, 2019

Campworthy: Corn Cook-off

Corn chowder, salad, and corn on-the-cob

Submitted by: Erin from Springfield, MO Recipe: Corn Cook-off What do you love about this recipe? We used to call my Grandpa “The Corncob King” because he started a backyard garden and planted corn that never grew so we teased him constantly.  I love corn and it’s a hardy vegetable to bring on family camping trips, […]

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June 28, 2019

REI Camp Recipes: Guacamole Burger

Guacamole burger plated

Pairing spicy guacamole with Southwestern-spiced beef patties, this burger combination is even better than you can imagine. We thought we had tried every burger condiment under the sun: Curry ketchup, Sriracha mayo, Tzatziki sauce, you name it!  Which is why is seems crazy we had never heard of a Guac Burger before!  It’s apparently pretty […]

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June 25, 2019

The 7 Coolest New Products for Backpackers We Found at Outdoor Retailer

Black Diamond ReVolt 350

We scoured the massive show floor of last week’s Outdoor Retailer trade show in Denver in search of the most exciting pieces of backpacking gear hitting shelves—and trails—in the coming months. From stoves to sleeping pads to backpacks, the innovation of your favorite brands didn’t disappoint. Backpacking gear is getting lighter, more comfortable and more […]

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June 20, 2019

Backpacking Recipe: Mushroom Pasta Alfredo

Backpacking pasta Alfredo completed

Rich, creamy, and totally filling, this pasta dish is the perfect meal to cap off a day on the trail. Filled with meaty mushrooms, bright sun-dried tomatoes, and savory bacon bits, this recipe is a lightweight, calorie-dense version of pasta Alfredo. After a long day of hiking, we can think of no better way to […]

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June 18, 2019

Campworthy: Campfire Sweet Rolls

Campworthy hosts cooking sweet rolls

Recipe: Campfire Sweet Rolls Submitted by: Jen Hometown: Bay City, MI What do you love about this recipe? I hate camping. Like, why would anyone voluntarily sleep on the ground and cook in the dirt? In my opinion, the only good thing about it is cooking these calorie-dense donuts over a fire and putting 4 or […]

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June 17, 2019

I Went to an LGBTQ+ Camp. Here’s What Happened

Four people around a campfire in a dark night.

My parents were the type of middle class people who wanted to give their one and only child the kind of childhood they couldn’t have dreamt of when they were growing up. So they sent me to summer camp. Every summer, they followed their personal training clients from Manhattan to Martha’s Vineyard, cheering them on […]

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June 13, 2019

Camp Recipe: Strawberry Stuffed French Toast

Cooked and plated stuffed french toast

Just about everyone can get behind French Toast. But when stuffed with sweet mascarpone cheese and in-season strawberries, this classic breakfast transforms into a special occasion treat! Making traditional French Toast is a fairly straightforward affair. All you need on hand are a few eggs, some milk, cinnamon, and of course, bread. For our French […]

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