Food (Yum, Yum)
Now, We all know that the best part of a campout and Boy Scouts is the food. I know that it is definetly the favorite in our troop. Our troop likes food so much that we actually made our own cookbook. I have put information about the cookbook on its own page and ordering information if you like it a lot. But in genral on this page ypu will see the food we eat on our campouts. (These will include pictures, descriptions, and recipies.) For cookbook information click here: Cookbook

A yummy dish that has chili powder, meat, hot sauce, beens, onion, peppers,
and more. This dish is another favorite for all the hot & spicy lovers.
Sheaperds Pie - A yummy dish with poatatoes, cheese, Corn, Peas, Carrots, and Meat. This is a dish that is a favorite for everyone in the troop.                                                                                            

Chicken and dumplings - This is a dish with carrots, peas, green beans, dumblings, chicken, and more. This is another favorite in our trooop with everyone. No recipie for this one yet sorry.

Recipies For Above Food:

5lbs Ground Beef

1 – 28oz can Diced Tomatoes

1 – 28oz can Tomato Sauce

2 – 15oz cans Red Kidney Beans

2 Onions – chopped

3 Green Peppers – chopped

3-4 tablespoons Chili Powder

6-8 good “glugs” of Franks Hot Sauce

6 cups Water

Salt & Pepper as desired


Brown ground beef in dutch over and drain fat

Add onion and pepper and cook until tender

Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, water, and chili powder and let simmer until hot

Add kidney beans and hot sauce

Allow to simmer for about 45 minutes at 350 – stir occasionally


Serves 12-14 people or 6-8 hungry Boy Scouts!


Use large 16” dutch oven, cut back if using smaller dutch oven

12-14 bottom coals and 16-18 top coals

Sheperds Pie

5lbs. Ground Beef

2 Onions – chopped

2 cans G=Cream of Mushroom Soup (condensed)

3lbs. Mixed Frozen Vegetables

1 Big Box of Instant Mashed Potatoes (prepare as directed)

16~24ox Shredded Cheddar Cheese (the cheesier the better!)

Milk – as needed for Mashed Potatoes

Margarine – as needed for Mashed Potatoes

Salt – Pepper – Seasoning as desired

Cook ground beef in dutch oven and drain most of the fat

Meanwhile, prepare mashed potatoes as instructed

Add onion and seasonings to beef cooking until soft

Mix together 2 cans of soup and 1 cup water and add to beef

Place/layer frozen vegetables over beef

Place/layer mashed potatoes over veggies

Place/layer cheese over potatoes (remember, the cheesier the better!)

Cook for 30-40 minutes at 350 until hot through

Serves 12-14 people or 6-8 hungry Boy Scouts!