Don and Pam Philpott live in Florida, and between them have written more than fifty-five books on food, drink and travel.
Advice on everything from how to set up camp to what equipment you'll need.--Rosemary Black"New York Daily News" (07/20/2005) Handbook for hungry campers keeps cooking fairly simple while not skimping on tasty idea.--Sharon Wootton"Everett Herald" (07/02/2005) Written by veteran campers, their tips include advice on the best lightweight stoves, food planning, setting up camp, packing light and, best of all, over 80 recipes.--Liz Grogan"Good Times" (08/01/2005) Campfire cooking need not be limited to burgers, dogs and s'-mores. With a bit of advance work before heading out, it's easy to have great grub on the trail.-- (06/07/2007) Just because you're trailside on a mountain with only a single gas camping stove, there's no reason you can't indulge in a four-course meal complete with chocolate fondue.--Ottawa Citizen (07/16/2005) A well-planned and lovely cookbook, and, like most great cookbooks, it's not just a cookbook... more than granola and hot chocolate. It's full of other great stuff (and not necessarily just for campers): country no-crust quiche, all-day breakfast, Swedish apple soup, black bean spread, lemon couscous with chicken, fish in foil, goulash, zabaglione and many more... [it] packs in more than just camp food. About a third of the book discusses camping dos and don'ts, weather forecasting, organizing a trip, food planning and other essentials. The other two-thirds are recipes.-- (03/01/2005) If you weren't hungry before reading it, you will be after... If you follow their suggestions, you won't be forced to rely on freeze-dried anything ever again.-- (06/01/2005) Delectable recipes... lots of practical information and advice for living in the outdoors.-- (06/01/2005) Ideal for the novice... an easy read and offers numerous, simple recipes to expand your outdoor culinary repertoire.-- (06/27/2005) Full of solid, practical information... a pleasure to read... an essential reference for everyone who loves the outdoors.-- (04/03/2005) This engaging and useful cookbook is more than just recipes. Coverage includes good food choices, setting up a minimal-impact kitchen, firebuilding and dousing, and fishing. The suggestions range from simple trail mixes to complex entrees like stuffed trout.-- (05/01/2009)