Salsa Verde is a richly flavored traditional Mexican green salsa. Slightly tart and earthy this salsa also has a touch of heat. One of the simplest salsas to make at home or on a camp out, you can blend it until it is creamy and smooth or leave it chunkyContinue Reading

Santa Maria Style Barbecue is as iconic in California as the Golden Gate Bridge. A style of cooking full of history and lore. This approach to grilling holds a dominant place in the BBQ culture and a heart in Central Californias food scene. Going back to the days when theContinue Reading

Laissez les bon temps rouler! The famous Cajun credo means, “let the good times roll!” That phrase really encapsulates the spirit of New Orleans, Louisiana, one of North America’s most festive cities. But you don’t have to stroll down Bourbon Street to still capture the essence of America’s most rollickingContinue Reading

I love waking up at the campground and having a morning that’s not scheduled. Making hot coffee in the percolator over the fire is a ritual. The cast iron griddle heating to cook thick cut bacon and my camp Dutch oven about to be filled with the richest baked FrenchContinue Reading

Here are a few things I’ve learned while making foil packet meals. Prep some ingredients ahead of time at home and bring it to the campground with you. These par cooked items will help speed up your cooking time. For meals that have rice, whether its brown or white rice,Continue Reading

Perfect grill marks, rich amber color and full of barbecue smoke flavor. This grilled chicken recipe will become your go-to meal at home or at the campground. Simple ingredients, easy technique, and did I mention rich smoky flavor? Essentially, there are two problems or stumbling blocks with grilled chicken. OverContinue Reading

Walk through any apple orchard in late October through mid-November and you will feel the nip of cold air just as the fresh orchard apples have that perfect crisp bite. Walking among the east coasts apple farms is tradition for many families. It’s what gathers them home to join inContinue Reading

Eating a filling breakfast while you’re out camping is essential, its the most important meal of the day. Having a breakfast that is full of flavor and is quick to prepare is the only way to go. One that fills you up and  gives you a good amount of energyContinue Reading

Did you know that August 4th is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day? An entire day focused on celebrating America’s No. 1 cookie. I cannot think of a better day to celebrate that homemade or store-bought favorite treat. From milk chocolate chips to extra dark chocolate chunks, the perfect balance isContinue Reading

  Sweet, succulent, rich and delicious the perfect words to describe this shrimp recipe. From the smoky flavor of the bacon to the creamy melted cheese then the rich peppery warmth from the jalapeño, this dish is the perfect appetizer or meal. Living in Texas, we are lucky to feastContinue Reading