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Get Your Scouts Excited About Popcorn Season Early with these Crafty Activities

Every year, Scouts sell popcorn to individuals to help pay for their Scouting adventures. Troop leaders can share their excitement about the upcoming popcorn season with a little bit of crafting....

Outdoor Gear Review: Make Sleeping and Cooking at Camp an Ease

Camping involves sleeping on the ground a lot of the time, so it can sometimes be a little uncomfortable. There have been countless times where I woke up with a stiff neck...

Dutch-oven Pumpkin: Three Ways

I know it sounds strange, but after carving that great orange gourd on Halloween, don't let your pumpkin rot. Bake it in your Dutch-oven instead. It is, after all, a squash and is classified...
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Vegan Outdoor Cooking

Eating healthy and fresh while on the go gives you more energy and a better attitude. That's why it's time to include more healthy options wherever you go. There are many ways to eat...

Sourdough for Camp

For most Scouters making bread at camp is out of the question, unless of course, it is commercially frozen dough. Sourdough baked in a dutch-oven has been a camping tradition carried down from trappers...

Tips and Tricks for Having Tasty Backpacking Food

Most of the cooking articles on the Voice of Scouting describe delicious but intricate recipes that require a vast amount of supplies. These recipes are great if you are car camping and have a...
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Burgers and Dogs Grilled for Memorial Day the FireDisc Way

For me and for most Scouts, Memorial Day kicks-off summer with camping, swimming and grilling. This summer we launch the barbecue season with our FireDisc portable grill …and it just makes sense to use it...

How to Select Your Dutch Oven with Buffalo Red

What makes a cast iron oven Dutch? No one knows for sure, but here are three theories you can choose from: 1.  In the early 1700's Abraham Darby traveled to Holland to learn about a Dutch...
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Tender Braised Lamb for Passover and Easter

The ancient custom of sacrificing lambs on the eve of Passover and eating the meat to begin the festival ended with the destruction of the Second Temple in A.D. 70. As a mark of...
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Our Best St. Patrick’s Day Dutch-oven Lamb Stew

If someone was lucky enough to have a lamb they would not have killed it but allowed it to mature to produce more lambs, wool and even milk.  Mutton on the other hand, is from an older...