Easy No Mess Camp Burgers

Ready for enjoyment

Why would you be reading about cooking camp burgers? Because I believe this one ranks as “The Easy No Mess Method,” in which you’ll dirty no plates, bowls, flatware, nor will you have to tote around (or clean) a disgusting grill. Cooking your hamburger on a campfire by wrapping it in foil and placing it right on the coals has some big advantages: … [Read more...]

Pub Style Trout with Pretzel and Mustard Crust

Trout

For you trout lovers out there, Chef Mark DeNittis shares an awesome trout recipe from a recent backcountry excursion in his Jeep TJ.  Fix 'er up and enjoy! Pub Style Trout with Pretzel and Mustard Crust 2 Each Fresh Mountain Trout right from the stream (gutted) 1 Tbs Mustard ( Yellow Mustard) Dijon or other would work just as well. ½ tsp Black … [Read more...]

GSI Outdoors Vortex Hand-Crank Blender

Vortex blender

Most people do not pack their blender when heading out for a weekend camping trip. Margaritas, blended coffee, and smoothies are not typical camp fare. So I was very intrigued and courious about a hand-cranked blender from impressive product line of GSI Outdoors. The Vortex Blender is a nesting, two-speed, hand-cranked blender that attaches to … [Read more...]

Winter Approach

7 Bar Grille

As we enter the winter season, some spirits are dulled. The bikes are hung, camping gear is stored, and the grills are covered. We start to unload the previously tucked away sweaters, load up on the firewood, and try to build our immune systems to avoid the flu and most recently H1N1. To help build your immune system this season, stick to those … [Read more...]

Edible Napkins

tortilla

The big trip is soon approaching and you’re in need of an efficient way to clean your cookware, as well as your hands, that doesn’t require packing out in a trash bag while on adventure. Well, the folks at JPFreek recently discovered the perfect solution to an important part of camping. The answer? Flour tortillas! Yup, not only do flour … [Read more...]

Epicurean Camp Series Cutting Board

Epicurean Board1

Real items for real adventure and real trail use. That's the 4-1-1 on the Epicurean Camp Series Cutting Board and why we, as Jeep adventure enthusiasts and backcountry cuisine afficianados, dig this product! Adventure usefulness and/or Jeep usefulness: This earth friendly cutting board made from dense recycled cardboard fibers proved very … [Read more...]

Creating Energy For Your Next Adventure

energy-bar

Colorado is one of the fittest states in the nation because its inhabitants are so lucky to be living near the Rocky Mountains where summertime is playtime for the majority of folks. Since there are so many activities offered, such as hiking, kayaking, camping, off-highway travel, and so much more, keeping the energy level up can be difficult when … [Read more...]

Man Pan Review

Man Pan #2

Move over Julia Child and Betty Crocker cooking clubs of yesteryear, today’s chefs and food enthusiasts aren’t just Suzy Homemaker anymore. Enter the Man Pan. Sure, I’d like to see someone say “cooking is for girls” these days to somebody like Gordon Ramsey of Hell’s Kitchen…or even say it to me for that matter! Bring it, and that is just what Man … [Read more...]