Camp Chef
Nick Howell

Camp Chef: Make Ahead Camp Chili

Chili is quite possibly one of my all-time favorite meals. It’s one of those dishes that can be slowly made over hours (or even days) but also quickly put together in a matter of minutes. One has advantages over the other, but both are extremely filling and hearty. A good make ahead camp chili can be a fantastic meal at

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Camp Chef
Tyler Windhurst

Camp Chef: Hobo Pie

Cooking on the trail or at camp doesn’t have to be bland or always consist of easy to make meals. The Camp Chef series aims to provide you with recipes that can be made quickly at camp and still taste great. This quarter Tyler Windhurst provides us with a recipe for Hobo Pie. When I was growing up, my mother

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Preparedness
Nick Howell

Shelter In Place, Bugging Out, and Having A Kit Ready

The mentality of most people who practice some form of preparedness is not “if” the disaster happens but rather “when” it happens. When it happens will you have enough supplies? Do you have the right gear? Do you know when to shelter in place versus having to leave town (bug out)? In this particular article, we’re going to talk about

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Preparedness
Nick Howell

What Does Preparedness Mean and Why Is It Important

September is national preparedness month. On the heels of hurricanes Harvey and IRMA we thought we’d run a short series on being prepared. While natural disasters don’t often happen here in Michigan, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take the necessary steps to be prepared. Whether it’s an actual disaster event, being stranded, or the loss of power in your home

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Opinion
Nick Howell

Being Ready to Adventure With a Premade Go Box

How often do you finish work on a Friday and think, I just don’t want to go home? Instead, you’d rather just hop on the highway and find some adventure. Having a premade go box and ready items in your vehicle allow this to become a reality. The go box is stocked with everything you might need for an overnight

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backcountry cooking hawaiian sandwich
Camp Chef
Nick Howell

Camp Chef: Hawaiian Sandwiches

When working on a backcountry cooking menu sandwiches are always a good option. They’re super easy to make and the ingredients can easily be stored and carried in a rig. These Hawaiian sandwiches are no different. They do require some more time than just slapping together meat, cheese, bread, and condiments. The outcome is well worth the wait. Everything blends

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breakfast taquitos
Camp Chef
Nick Howell

Camp Chef: Breakfast Taquitos

This backcountry cooking recipe is for some easy to make breakfast taquitos. During our run through Manistee National Forest we made these breakfast taquitos with some left overs we had from previous meals. They were super easy to make. Mostly because we didn’t have all of the ingredients. Instead, we used some tortillas, left over brats and sausages from the

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