Hydro Flask Growler

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I really like beer. Whether at basecamp, at the pub or at home, a tasty brew can certainly make for a relaxing time. For me, traveling around and enjoying the delicious brews from brewpub and bars has become a pastime. Here is the issue, though: Drinking and driving. Yes you can have a beer or even two with a meal in a couple of hours at the … [Read more...]

Stann Grater of the Orvis Company

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For those who enjoy fly fishing, the name Orvis is highly recognizable and garners respect within the community. Chef Mark DeNittis of JPFreek recently had the opportunity to sit down and visit with Stann Grater, an avid and experienced fly fisherman who is also a long-time Orvis guide. … [Read more...]

Easy No Mess Camp Burgers

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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

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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...]

Selecting A Portable Fridge For Your Jeep

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Just about everyone has a cooler of some sort and has reached in to pull out that tasty treat, only to have it saturated with ice cold water. I can recall pulling into camp and lusting over other camper’s portable fridge/freezers as I reached into my cooler and grabbed my beer out of an icy pool of water. … [Read more...]