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How to Make a Cardboard Box Oven

Thanksgiving is the time to fill your home with family, friends, and delicious food. But then you have dishes to wash, leftovers spilling out of the fridge, and relatives scattered about in a food coma. Why not do Thanksgiving a little differently this year and move...

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Friday Foods – #VanLife Loaded Mac and Cheese

Continuing our #YourLead van recipe series, this childhood favorite can also be known as "Cleaning Out Your Cooler." One night, Heidi and I found ourselves craving some comfort food but also facing a cooler full of food that may or may not have survived the next few days. So...

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Friday Foods – #VanLife Eggs and Kielbasa

If you're a loyal Friday Foods recipe reader, you may recall last week when I mentioned choosing ingredients carefully when you live in a van so that they can be used in a variety of dishes. This eggs-and-kielbasa breakfast was created with the leftover ingredients from our...

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Friday Foods – Chili con Carne

This chili from A Fork in the Trail is delicious served with cornbread, biscuits, or toasted tortillas.  Chili con Carne Makes 3-4 servings 1 pound ground beef 1 small onion, chopped 1 1/4 cups canned, diced tomatoes 5 ounces or 1/2 can condensed tomato soup 2 cups canned dark red kidney beans 2 tablespoons chili powder 1/4 teaspoon...

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Friday Foods – Camp Pirogies

Potato-filled perogies are a hearty meal after a long day on your feet.  This recipe twist from A Fork in the Trail lets you enjoy this fall favorite from the comfort of your campsite.  Camp Perogies Makes 2-3 servings 6 lasagna noodles 14-ounce package instant mashed 6 slices precooked bacon (optional) 2 teaspoons dried chives Nonfat...

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Friday Foods – Chicken Fajitas

Fajitas are easy to make and fun to eat. Make good use of your cast-iron skillet this weekend and sauté some fresh veggies with this recipe from A Fork in the Trail.  Chicken Fajitas Makes 4-6 servings 2/3  cup onion 1/3  cup sweet red peppers 1/3  cup sweet green peppers 1/3  cup plum tomatoes 2 tablespoons olive...

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Friday Foods – Tuna Teriyaki Wrap

This light but filling meal from A Fork in the Trail  is the perfect mid-hike lunch. Fresh baby carrots add some crunch and sweetness to this wrap. Tuna Teriyaki Wrap Makes two servings 4 10-inch tortillas 1 tablespoon liquid teriyaki sauce 2 3-ounce tuna foil pouches 1⁄4 teaspoon dehydrated onion 1 tablespoon dried mushrooms, finely chopped Crushed red chilies...

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Friday Foods – Pasta Carbonara

This recipe from A Fork in the Trail only sounds fancy and complicated—it's actually simple to throw together and will satisfy your post-hike hunger pains. Pasta Carbonara Makes two servings 1 clove garlic 1 teaspoon parsley 1 teaspoon dried onion 3 tablespoons scrambled egg mix 1⁄2 pound spaghetti (uncooked measurement) 1-inch x 1-inch x...

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