Cooking in the West
October 15, 2021
Many readers commiserated with me in my pack rat war that I recently recounted, but to be honest, the pack rat war was not the most fierce battle I ever fought as a camp cook. Now, hunting camp cooking is ordinarily a delightful experience!
You get up at 3 a.m., try not to singe your bangs lighting the kerosene lamps, fire up the wood stove, cook all day, prepare elk heart appetizers, wait anxiously for hunters to arrive several hours past the optimum serving time of the entrees, and pack 50 gallons of water 2 buckets at a time up a steep ravine - and that's the good part! The challenging...