Black Bean Lamb Chili with Cocoa Mole; S’mores on the Side Anyone?

This award-winning recipe, uses cocoa for the taste of mole and paired with lamb is a winner on any campout or at pack meeting, especially with s'mores on the side.

GORP Has Its Day!

Gorp can be a mix of granola, mixed nuts, hard candy, and chocolate candies. It was designed to do one thing: stave off hunger on the trail.

A Guide to Cooking on that First Campout by Doug Fisher

This is a menu for the first time out. It takes things you can find in the grocery store but looks at them in a new way. In fact, every time you are shopping, take a look around at what is available dried, concentrated or in small cans (especially those with self-opening lids). You’d be surprised what kind of ideas you can come up with.
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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

"By 1849 sourdough had gained fame nationwide, driven by its popularity with California gold prospectors. Alaskan Klondike miners used fermented dough, hung in a tin above the stove, to make bread,...

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...