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Become an outdoor cooking pro with apps to help teach you what to bring, what cooking methods to use, how to best cook in the wild, and the best recipes to master for all occasions.
Cooking in the great outdoors might seem daunting at first, but if you know what to bring and what outdoor cooking methods to use, you can eat delicious food under the stars with friends and family. First, you need to know what to bring with you, which depends on where you are going and for how long. You can check out parks and their services on apps to see what each campsite offers in terms of grills or fire pits to cook on. There are also loads of apps where you can buy outdoor cooking equipment and have it shipped to you before you go. You can buy almost anything you would normally use at home to cook outside, such as a combination portable grill with a flat top stove, an oven and stovetop combo, a rotisserie grill, a pizza stone for open fire use, or just a simple gas one burner stove. Having some cool equipment will allow you to advance your outdoor cooking skills quickly. When you have equipment, it's best to check out apps that teach you different outdoor cooking methods. For example, if you learned the art of building a hearty fire in an open grill, you could make some extraordinary BBQ. Another method an app can teach you is the foil cooking method. Instead of dragging around more equipment than needed, you can enclose a vegetable medley with spices, stuffed mushrooms, or marinated chicken in foil and put on top of the open grill, baking the delicious items inside.
Now that you have used apps to buy some equipment and learned some cooking techniques, it’s time to find apps to inspire recipes to cook. Maybe you want to start simple with some BBQ ideas like skewering veggies and chicken or throwing a steak on the grill. If you want to challenge your cooking skills, you can try your hand at some gourmet camping recipes like cast-iron skillet nachos or fire-roasted salmon with dill potatoes. Whatever level of cooking you want to try, you can find camping food hacks in many recipe apps on your phone. If you are cooking for a group of friends, you want to find easy camping meals for large groups. For example, camping entrees like chili with Fritos, sloppy joes, or smokey baked beans with bacon can be found in step-by-step recipes on apps you can read as you cook.
You can find great recipes for cooking breakfasts over an open fire like skillet scrambled eggs with bacon and cheese or something simple like pancakes. If you don’t want to mess with cooking too much, say you're on a camping trip but your purpose is to hike from one mountain to another and you don’t want to carry too much, you can also find camping food ideas with no cooking involved. Simple but delicious dishes can keep you hiking without too much weight on your back. You can find recipes for sandwiches, pasta salads, or homemade breakfast bars you can make before your trip to the great outdoors. Not only can you have adventures with outdoor activities like hiking, canoeing or fishing, but you can also have them around the fire pit.
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