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Sunday, March 11, 2007

Here are some of my camp cookery recipes

Let's hear yours!

Recipes for light weight camping food:

Hangdog Oatmeal

2 ½ cups


2 Tbsp

Brown Sugar

½ cup

Dried Bananas, powdered

¾ cup

Chocolate chips

At home:
Mix ingredients in zip-lock bag and tape it shut.

On the trail:
Boil 4 cups of water, add contents of bag, stir, reboil, remove from stove and set aside until cool enough to eat.

Couscous Curry Ginger

3 cups


3 Tbsp

Powdered Shortening

1 tsp

Ground Ginger

2 tsp

Curry powder

¾ cup


1 ½ cup

Dehydrated Vegatables

At home:
Mix ingredients (except vegetables) in a zip-lock bag. Bag the vegetables separately. Tapes the bags shut.

On the trail:
In the morning, place the vegetables in a large-mouth 1 quart water bottle and cover with water to rehydrate.

At mealtime:
Bring 4 cups of water to a boil, add all ingredients, including the rehydrated vegetables with the water. Boil under tender (5 - 10 minutes).

Chicken & Dumplings

2 envelopes

Lipton's Cream of Chicken Cup-o-soup

1 can

Swanson's Chunk Chicken Meat

½ pkg

Mixed freeze-dried vegetables

1 cup

Bisquick in a zip-lock bag

2 - 3 cups


Mix the soup, chicken meat and vegetables in a relatively deep pot with 2 to 3 cups water. Place on camp stove. Heat to simmering, stirring occasionally. While soup stuff is heating, add water (see Bisquick box instructions for qty.) to Bisquick and knead in the zip-lock bag. When soup stuff is hot, tear off a corner of the bag and squeeze out plops of Bisquick into the pot. Cover and cook for about 10 mintues on low heat.

Tuna/Creamy Chicken Ramen casserole

1 package tuna (envelope),

1 package Ramen Creamy Chicken Soup

Boil water, add Ramen noodles and seasoning and tuna. Let steep til noodles are tender.

Serves one

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese and corned beef dinner

8 cups


1 pkg


1 can Libby Corned Beef

½ cup


1/8 cup

Powdered milk

1 pkg

Cheese Sauce Mix

Boil 8 cups water and add the macaroni. Boil 7 to 10 minutes stirring occasionally. Drain. Add the butter, milk, and cheese sauce mix and chunked Corned Beef. Mix well.

Serves 2

1 comment:

Shannin said...

Those are some great sounding recipes - even for non-campers/bikers!

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