Resources & References: COOKING

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Camping, Cooking, and Wilderness Survival merit badge pamphlets; Boy Scout HandbookFieldbook; Camp Cookery for Small Groups: Recipes for Groups of Eight
Bittman, Mark. How to Cook Everything: The Basics—All You Need to Make Great Food. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Conners, Christine, and Tim Conners. The Scout’s Outdoor Cookbook. Falcon Guides, 2008.
Herod, Lori. Foil Cookery: Cooking Without Pots and Pans. Paradise Cay Publications, 2007.
Jacobson, Cliff. Basic Illustrated Cooking in the Outdoors. Falcon Guides, 2008.
Jacobson, Don. One-Pan Gourmet Fresh Food on the Trail. International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2005.
Mills, Sheila. The Outdoor Dutch Oven Cookbook. International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2008.
National Museum of Forest Service History. Camp Cooking: 100 Years. Gibbs Smith Publishing, 2004.
Woodruff, Woody. Cooking the Dutch Oven Way. Falcon Guides, 2013.

Organizations and Websites
Dutch Oven Recipes
Food Network
International Dutch Oven Society
The Recipe Link
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Related Program Features
Backpacking, Camping, Fishing, Fitness and Nutrition, Hiking, Project Planning, Sustainability, Winter Camping

Photo and Illustration Credits
(, courtesy: fresh vegetables, ©Africa Studio; camping pots and pans, ©Dancestrokes; aluminum foil, ©Sergiy
Kuzmin; camping gas stove, ©Jovan Nikolic), (MyPlate graphic,,  (spices,©Luis Santos)

We are grateful to Ben Jelsema, Clermont, Florida, devoted Scouter and chairman of the Boy Scouts of America’s Fishing Task Force, for developing the Cooking program feature.

Cooking Information Troop Meetings Main Event