Camping Recipes – The best original outdoor recipes

Camping Recipes

So many of us love to create, share, and take part in a great meal. And for the most part we all love to spend time outdoors.  Whether you are miles away from others, or have staked out a prime camping spot at your local County park there is something inexplicable that happens to us when we step away from our busy lives and spend a few days without walls. Having some great camping recipes to bring along can make that relaxing weekend even more enjoyable

 

Camping and cooking have been a part of my life since my earliest memories, and I am happy that I now have a place to share some of my favorite recipes with you. All of these original camping recipes have been developed over the years either by myself and my family, or have been contributed by friends I have been fortunate enough to spend time with in the great outdoors.

 

As I explore this great Country and beyond I will continue to bring you the freshest new ideas for camping recipes, camping equipment, and tips and tricks for making your outdoor adventures fun and memorable.

 

Recent Recipes
  • Roasted Corn on the Cob
    easy
    45 mins
    Serves 10
      This recipe is the easiest, most delicious way to prepare corn on the cob. The scorching of the corn husk brings a slightly smoky flavor that adds to the…
    Easy Corn on the Cob - Best Fire Roasted Corn on the Cob Recipe
    by Jeff Elsasser
    easy
    45 mins
    Serves 10
      This recipe is the easiest, most delicious way to prepare corn on the cob. The scorching of the corn husk brings a slightly smoky flavor that adds to the…
  • Easy Dutch Oven Lasagna
    easy
    1 hr 40 mins
    Serves 6-8
      Why did I create a really easy lasagna for camping, and why a dutch oven lasagna recipe?  After all lasagna and outdoor adventure goes together like peas and carrots right? Well…
    Dutch Oven Lasagna - The Best Quick and Easy Lasagna Recipe
    by Jeff Elsasser
    easy
    1 hr 40 mins
    Serves 6-8
      Why did I create a really easy lasagna for camping, and why a dutch oven lasagna recipe?  After all lasagna and outdoor adventure goes together like peas and carrots right? Well…
  • Dutch Oven French Toast Casserole
    easy
    2 hrs 30 mins
    4-6 Servings
      We recently served this French Toast Casserole recipe for our guests at an Easter brunch. It was so popular, I decided to try it in a Dutch Oven and discovered…
    French Toast Casserole - Easy recipe for a Dutch Oven or at Home
    by Jeff Elsasser
    easy
    2 hrs 30 mins
    4-6 Servings
      We recently served this French Toast Casserole recipe for our guests at an Easter brunch. It was so popular, I decided to try it in a Dutch Oven and discovered…
  • Pan Fried Trout
    easy
    35 mins
    Serves 6-8
    Of all the trout recipes out there, nothing compares to a good pan-fried trout. As old as camping itself, my blend of seasonings and hot oil is the perfect way to…
    Pan Fried Trout - The Most Delicious of all Trout Recipes
    by Jeff Elsasser
    easy
    35 mins
    Serves 6-8
    Of all the trout recipes out there, nothing compares to a good pan-fried trout. As old as camping itself, my blend of seasonings and hot oil is the perfect way to…
  • Jalapeno Cornbread Casserole
    easy
    2 hrs 30 mins
    Serves 10-12
    This is easily the best cornbread casserole recipe you will find. This recipe is wonderful combination of jalapeno cornbread and a delicious cornbread casserole. It can be served as a…
    Jalapeno Cornbread Casserole - The Best Cornbread You Will Ever Eat
    by Jeff Elsasser
    easy
    2 hrs 30 mins
    Serves 10-12
    This is easily the best cornbread casserole recipe you will find. This recipe is wonderful combination of jalapeno cornbread and a delicious cornbread casserole. It can be served as a…
  • Chicken and Dumplings
    easy
    2 hrs
    Serves 6-8
    Growing up in a large family, my Mom often made us her famous chicken and dumplings. While this  chicken and dumplings recipe may be similar to hers, the addition of a rich…
    Chicken and Dumplings - Slow Braised Chicken Updates This Classic
    by Jeff Elsasser
    easy
    2 hrs
    Serves 6-8
    Growing up in a large family, my Mom often made us her famous chicken and dumplings. While this  chicken and dumplings recipe may be similar to hers, the addition of a rich…