With so much adventure at every turn, CreekFire campers can work up quite an appetite. From fishing and boating to hiking and swimming, you can’ t explore the Great Outdoors on an empty stomach.
Here in Savannah, we’ ve got some time-honored traditions when it comes to our favorite meals – most of which taste even better around the campfire. Next time you’ re cooking over the coals, try whipping up one of these locally inspired recipes.
Pecan Praline French Toast: In honor of Georgia being the nation’ s leading pecan producer, ditch the ordinary and start the day with a special surprise. Your family and friends will go nuts – in a good way – when they get a whiff of what’ s for breakfast. Recipe
Boiled Peanuts: Long a staple of Southern sustenance, “goober peas” are the perfect protein-packed snack. More than half of all peanuts sold in the U.S. are grown in Georgia, so grab a bag of the green variety and boil them over an open flame. Recipe
Campfire Vidalia Onions: The city of Vidalia – famous for its sweet onions – is just down the road. With some of those world-renowned onions and a few other ingredients, you can put a big, bloomin’ smile on the face of every camper in your group. Recipe
Shrimp & Grits: It doesn’ t get more Southern than this. If you’ ve never tried shrimp and grits, you’ re in for a real treat. When cooked the old-fashioned way, most folks say this meal is twice as delicious – if that’ s even possible. Recipe
Brunswick Stew: Legend has it that this hearty, meat-and-vegetable dish originated back in 1898 in nearby Brunswick, Georgia. In fact, the city still has the original 25-gallon iron pot on display to mark the spot. Thankfully, feeding your crew probably won’ t require cookware of that size. Recipe
Dutch Oven Campfire Peach Cobbler: What better way to top off dinner than by enjoying Georgia’ s favorite fruit? Pay tribute to the Peach State – and watch everyone gladly clean their plate – with this deliciously sweet dessert. Recipe