Introduction to Camp Cookery ~1910

Camping This Summer?

We are! Here’s a really fantastic find:



The book is organized around categories of food, but also time needed for preparation:

Screen Shot 2018-07-04 at 6.34.54 AM

Here are some sample recipes in the Quick, Medium and Slow categories

Screen Shot 2018-07-04 at 6.35.26 AMScreen Shot 2018-07-04 at 6.35.50 AMScreen Shot 2018-07-04 at 6.36.01 AMScreen Shot 2018-07-04 at 6.36.19 AMScreen Shot 2018-07-04 at 6.36.31 AM

All I can say is, thank goodness for pre-canned baked beans, cuz that’s a camping staple for us and I don’t think I would spend that much time making them from scratch!

Anything else catch your fancy?

Love how they use the word desiccated for dehydrated. I’m going to revive that one.

Here’s a link to Camp Cookery, more to come.

Happy summer!

More Fun Discoveries from Antique Cookbooks

5 thoughts on “Introduction to Camp Cookery ~1910

Add yours

Witty Remarks and Insights Welcome~

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Website Built with

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: