Photo by Charlotte Klein.
Waking up to the buttery smell of hot cinnamon rolls is one of the best ways to start your morning.Read More
You know you've found the perfect adventure partner when you wake up to the smell of baking in the morning. Fortunately, it isn't that hard for you to become that perfect adventure partner—all you need are one or two recipes.Read More
If I’m totally honest, when I go camping I sometimes worry less about what the weather will be like and more about what I’m going to make when it’s my turn to cook.
To help with my cooking stress, I’ve focused on making just a few simple recipes and doing them well. That’s why I love this cornbread recipe.Read More
The morning ritual of making a hot beverage is precious to many an outdoorsperson (and a pain for the ones who like to get out of camp quickly). Interrupting that ritual could mean a full day of silence until you make up for it by giving up your last Snickers bar or promising to do dishes for the rest of the trip.
You might think that options are limited for making coffee while you’re camping, but you really have all kinds of choices.Read More
This classic noodle dish with peanut sauce is a treat at the end of a long day of adventuring! Better yet, it can be eaten hot or cold, so you could even save some for lunch the next day. The credit for this popular NOLS Cookery recipe goes to Donna Orr, a former NOLS employee, and previous Cookery co-author.Read More
Artwork by Elizabeth Simons.
Sometimes we love the convenience of those pre-made, just-add-water, instant backpacking meals. At the end of a long day outside, it can be great to skip the dishes and still enjoy a tasty and filling dinner. Not to mention that just-add-water meals are often lighter-weight than traditional bulk rations, and require less fuel for cooking since you only need to boil water.Read More