If you are interested in having delicious and nutritious snacks that are easy to take on the trail with you, making your own snacks is a must! While you can purchase prepackaged mixes, creating your own can be a lot of fun! Invite the kids to help if you want and they are old enough. [Read more…]
Kids absolutely love sweet treats and, if you add a dash of cold in the summer months, you have a real winner. Unfortunately, most store bought popsicles contain high amounts of sugar, preservatives, artificial flavors and colors as well as other ingredients that could be harmful to your kids health. [Read more…]
If you’re like most people with a grill, sooner or later you’ll try your hand at grilling a steak. Steak can be notoriously difficult to grill, and usually turns out either overdone or underdone. To grill a great steak, you’ll need these pointers. [Read more…]
You will have your share of burgers, steaks, and S’mores when you’re camping and that’s part of the fun. They are familiar foods we eat when enjoying time with others and we look forward to enjoying them guilt-free. You can incorporate healthy offerings along with your old favorites when you’re camping. [Read more…]
Meals are a big part of your camping experience and sharing food goes on all the time. You may be camping with a group of family and friends who all get together for meals. There are some steps you can take to make sure your food remains delicious and safe for consumption.
You’ll probably be transporting food to your friends’ campsite or maybe to a potluck. Tables will be set up and pans & bowls of food might be out in the elements for awhile. Keeping your food at a safe temperature is important and we’ll give you some tips for doing so. [Read more…]
If you’re in your RV chances are you’re enjoying your vacation or you reside in it full time. You likely cook in your RV and spend a lot of time enjoying nature. [Read more…]
If this morning’s hashbrowns taste a little like last night’s Salmon you may have some remnants on the grill that are better off gone. We know you don’t want or need chores to do while you’re on vacation so we’re going to try and offer some simple tips to keep your grilled meals from blending together and get you back into the pool as soon as possible after your meal. [Read more…]
We’re seeing more and more RVs coming equipped with a microwave/convection oven and we hear that some RVers aren’t sure how to cook with them. We found some great tips online to help you learn your way around this new, very useful, small RV appliance.
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The benefits of this microwave/convection combination is that it can cook your food quickly like a microwave and also brown your food with the convection feature of the oven. Another benefit is the reduced cooking time keeps you from heating up the inside of your RV compared to a regular oven. [Read more…]
Camping in New York may have come to an end for the year but that is no reason to go without some delicious hot chocolate evenings with a family, friends, and a good movie. We found some new recipes to try for next year’s camping trip and we hope you find some new favorites.
Black Bottom Hot Chocolate – This decadent dessert has a layer of thick hot fudge at the bottom of the cup. Top it with whipped cream and it’s three layers of heaven. [Read more…]
You probably won’t want to spend too much of your time at the campsite preparing meals and you can avoid much of that by making meals ahead and bringing them with you. There are plenty of ways to do this and it will free you up for more play time while you are here. [Read more…]