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Coffee Percolation

Brewing Coffee Like Grandpa Start by adding water to the pot for the desired amount of coffee. Place the pump in the pot and place the coffee basket on the pump tube. Make sure that the water level is below the bottom of the basket.Add one tablespoon coarse ground coffee per six ounce cup to the basket. Put the basket lid / spreader plate on the basket and then put on the pot lid.Start heating the water. Watch the clear knob on the lid for water rising through the tube. When the water starts to bubble, you may need to...

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Camping Chili Recipe

Here is a pdf version for easy printing Below is the same information with a couple of embellishments. Throw the following in a pot, bring to a boil and then simmer for 30 minutes. Meat one pound of cooked ground meat (beef, chicken, turkey, pork, venison or other or maybe in  combination. if it is greasy meat, drain it. If you are a vegetarian you can skip the meat part and add an extra can of beans. A Cooked Onion Chop (1) onion and cook it up in some oil. If the meat you chose is fatty, you can cook the...

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Camp Dish Cleanup The 5 Step / 3 Tub Method

There are many ways to clean camp dishes, some more effective than others. Some people are fine with making them look clean, but I try and be a bit fastidious in my camp dish cleanup. Maybe I have an out of proportion fear of dysentery, but the following method is health department approved.  Washing the dishes themselves is a 5 step process. Pre-Wash, Wash, Rinse, Sterilize and Dry.  The Following equipment and Supplies are required (3) Wash Tubs Water Hot water Soap Sanitation chemicals Scrub brush and/or a sponge Step 1 Pre-Wash The first step is to scrape off as...

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Cooler Corn Infographic

A little Info-graphic on cooler corn. Cooler corn is an easy way to cook corn for a large group of people.

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What is a Chuck Box

What is a chuck box? A chuck box is a dedicated box that carries your camping kitchen gear in an organized fashion. Having your gear organized has several advantages. First if you have a dedicated Camping Kitchen Box (Chuck Box or Grub Box, or Patrol Box (as the Boy Scouts call it) ) loaded up with your camp kitchen gear, your packing for your next adventure is already half done. A proper chuck box is not just a box though. It should have dedicated shelves and drawers that keep your camp kitchen gear organized and easy to access. What makes...

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