The Campfire Foodie Cookbook

A7-35The Campfire Foodie Cookbook

Put away the hot dogs and the sandwich meat. Your next campsite meal will be a culinary delight! Renowned cook, recipe developer, and author Julia Rutland has brought her sensational skills to the great outdoors. The result is a camper-friendly cookbook with more than 100 tasty yet simple recipes for your campsite or cabin. After a bit of prep work at home, you can create mouthwatering dishes that are sure to please. Full-color photographs reveal every savory option for campers, families, and foodies. Choose your favorites, and prepare to be delighted. You’ll wish every meal was cooked at a campfire.

Planning the menu for your next camping adventure – look no further than this handy book.  The author opens the book with handy tips like:


The author opens the book with handy tips like:

  • Cooking equipment to bring with you
  • Packing your cooler
  • Building the campfire
  • Direct grilling vs. indirect grilling
  • Dutch oven tips
  • Handy substitutes for when ingredients run low

Once you have the basics, Julia dives right in to amazing recipes starting with breakfast and carrying on through desserts and beverages.  The recipes are simple to prep and easy to cook.  Your campfire menu just became gourmet with recipes like:

  • Eggs in Purgatory
  • Chicken Nachos in Foil
  • All-in-one Hot Italian Sandwiches
  • Hard Cider Brats and Peppers
  • Zesty Grilled Corn
  • Skillet Mac and Cheese
  • Grilled Buffalo Wings
  • Dutch Oven Lasagna
  • S’Mores Sweet Dark Fudge

About the Author

Julia Rutland is a Washington, D.C.-area food writer and recipe developer whose work appears regularly in publications and websites such as Weight Watchers books, Southern Living magazine, Coastal Living magazine,, and more. She is the coauthor of Discover Dinnertime and a contributor to many other cookbooks and websites. Julia has visited all 50 states and camped with her family in most of them, sleeping in tents, campers, or occasionally just under the stars. Her kitchen gear takes up more space than the tent or other camping supplies because she feels that cooking outside is more fun than hiking. Julia lives in Purcellville, Virginia, with her husband, two daughters, a cat, a couple of dogs, too many chickens, and whatever animals decide to adopt them.