The National Museum of Forest Service History presents a charming cookbook that celebrates decades of camp cooking by countless Forest Service agents in the field. Featuring legendary recipes for Dutch oven meals, open-fire dishes, and other tasty outdoor specialties used daily in the early days of the Forest Service, Camp Cooking has dozens of recipes, photos, and anecdotes that tell the whole history of these brave and hardy individuals.
Dedicated ranger's wives prepared meals with limited resources as they accompanied their husbands in the field, often supplementing cooking with k-rations cooked over an open fire. In rustic and remote locations, delicious, time-tested creations were prepared and served, including Dutch Oven Beer Bread, Parmesan Mashed Potatoes, Pioneer Night Stew, and Creamy Pumpkin Pie.
Recipes and secrets from Dutch Oven Society World Champion.
Terry Lewis serves up some of his tastiest dishes in this collection of Dutch oven recipes designed to inspire new cooks, those with some experience under their belts, and the well-seasoned cook-off masters. Beginners will find success with Dutch Oven Stew, Chicken and Rice, and Easy Cobbler, while the intermediate level cooks will enjoy making Chicken Cordon Bleu, Honey Rolls, and Oatmeal Chocolate Cake. Folks looking to compete with the best can try their hand at Maple BBQ Baby Back Ribs with Buttered Almond Rice, Sourdough Herb Rolls, and Carmel Pumpkin Cheesecake.
Terry Lewis, with the help of his daughter Tori, is a two-time winner of the World Championship Cook-offs held by the International Dutch Oven Society. He has been cooking and competing in Dutch oven events for more than twenty years and occasionally uses his expertise to judge cooking competitions. Terry lives in Tabiona, Utah.Hardcover-spiral
WIlderness Ranger Cookbook is collection of trail-tested recipes from wilderness rangers across all four major agencies that includes quotes from the rangers as well as wilderness tips. Even more so, it is also a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act. This book has the backing of the Society for Wilderness Stewardship, the corporate sponsorship of Osprey Packs, and the backing of the four agencies (USFS, BLM, USFWS, and NPS). There will be a total of approximately 100 recipes with quotes from the park rangers, color photos, tips, Leave No Trace information, and the entirety of the Wilderness Act.