What do you eat rafting?

What do you eat camping?

One sees quite the variety of foods camping. My Mom and I pull out all the stops. On our last trip to the Kern River this weekend, we prepared quite a feast, in my opinion.

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As soon as we got to camp we got a fire going and our dutch oven heating up.

Into the dutch oven went some heirloom beans, which we had prepped the night before at the house.

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In there you see some onions, bacon and plenty of beans.

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We had some delicious, juicy tri-tip.

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As well as some corn and grilled ciabatta, onto which we rubbed fresh tomatoes, in the spanish manner.

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Above: the ciabatta with tomatoes

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The beans turned out pretty delicious, if not gorgeous. They developed this amazingly deep, delicious flavor that was quite rich. I really loved them.

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And what is a camping trip without some lucious, delicious berry cobbler, cooked in a dutch oven over the dying embers of a fire?

Breakfast:

While we did need to get out quite early, that didn’t stop my scout master Ken and I from whipping up some breakfast burritoes.

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And that was the trip! We had an amazing time and the food was, of course, amazing.

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One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Allison B. on July 5, 2009 at 7:33 pm

    That looks absolutely fantastic! Cast iron dutch oven nestled into an open fire? Yum.

    Reply

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