13 Camping Food Hacks You Need To Know Before Your Next Trip

Pre-Scramble Them Eggs

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It’s a pain in the butt to bring eggs anywhere, let alone a campsite. Do yourself a favor and pre-crack them into a portable bottle of sorts, which will not only make your life easier, but it’ll also eliminate to scramble when you get there.

Hack Some Cinnamon Buns

Basically, bring yourself a tub of cinnamon rolls, as well as a bunch of skewers. Spear the dough, roast the contraption altogether and voila! Campfire cinnamon buns. ��

Save Your Ice Packs, Use A Water Bottle

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All this entails is freezing a few full water bottles ahead of time and bringing them in a cooler. It’ll just be less messy for you and when you’re through needing them as cooling devices, you have yourself some extra water. Win-win!

BYO Spinach Dip

The key here is to come armed with tin foil … and everything else you’d throw in a spinach dip. Make a little aluminum home for your creamy, spinach-y concoction and heat away.

Aaaand BYO Pancake Batter

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Create your batter as you normally would — the only difference is that, ahead of a camping trip, you should store it in a plastic bag. All you have to do when you get there is cut a hole in a corner of the bag, effectively creating a piping bag of sorts, and pipe your pancakes right into your campfire cooking device.

Don’t Go Spice-less

OK, you can do this. Listen carefully. What you do here is 1) take your spices and seasonings, 2) pour them into empty Tic Tac containers, and 3) … bring them with you on your trip.

Bring Alcohol to the Marshmallow Party

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OK, now really listen carefully for this one: all it entails is roasting a marshmallow over a flame and then dipping it in Bailey’s. I repeat: roast the marshmallow then dip it in alcohol. Not the other way around please. Thank you for your time.

DESSERT. IN. CONES.

It turns out if you stuff chocolate and marshmallows and whatever other goodness you’d like inside a cone and then you roast the cone (wrapped in tinfoil) over a fire, some delightful, s’more-like magic happens.

Bake Yourself a Healthy Snack

To top it all off, bring yourself some cored apples and granola. You know what to do.

Make More Fire With Fire

There is no reason you can’t tackle this jalapeño popper dip by campfire. There’s not!

Enjoy Some Fancy Fresh Citrus Smells

Eat an orange. Save the peel. Use the stem as a wick. Fill it all up with olive oil. Light. There’s your candle. Yup — just like that.

Brunch à la Fire

Campfire french toast is like regular french toast but smokier and sweeter and … better. Enjoy.

Bring Some Dogs to the Party

… hot dogs, that is. It’s like that cinnamon bun hack we mentioned earlier but with a hot dog in the middle.