Tag Archives: outdoor cooking

By Darryl Alder
Feb 20, 2016

Why Scouts Need to Fry Pickles and Oreos

I was at the University of Scouting learning from John Gilbert the how and why of cooking these two items. But before I tell you how, let me tell you about the circumstance. There were two sessions of about 20 each, so John divided them into patrol sized groups. In minutes, they were working in teams rolling […]

By Steve Frisby
Feb 21, 2015

Just Desserts Caveman Style

My cooking and running buddy, Steve Frisby, never was one to cut out desserts when camping, especially when you are trying to help Scouts with cooking requirements. Here are a few of the recipes he collected  and shared with our readers: Candy Apples Core one apple. Add cinnamon and sugar or red hots and cook on […]

By Community Submission
Feb 20, 2015

Campfire Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs

Today, at the Build Your Blog Conference 2015, I met Rachel Farnsworth, a widely read food blogger at The Stay at Home Chef who is a Wolf Den Leader from Cedar Hills. She shared this family fun with us: SUMMER! Alright, I’m a teensy bit early. The first official day of summer is on Saturday [June […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Feb 14, 2015

Cooking Without Utensils—Making a Gospel Connection

Growing up in the 1960’s foil and utensiless cooking were part of becoming a First Class Scout. Cooking without utensils, while no longer a rank requirement, is a long-time Scouting tradition.  It’s novelty makes it a great deal of fun and an adventure, but don’t miss out on the Gospel implications! Cooking this way is a […]