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Warning: this article may not be suitable for work. You will likely find yourself drooling all over your desk.

In our Girl’s Guide to Glamping article featured in the Fall 2016 issue, we share tips on how to make your trip a truly luxurious experience. We promised glamping recipes, and trust us — these dishes won’t disappoint! Leave the hot dogs and canned chili at home and indulge in these elevated eats:

Breakfast: Mascarpone French Toast with Blackberry Syrup and Nutella Hot Chocolate

Lunch: Campfire Tacos With Sweet Potato, Black Beans and Poblano Peppers

Snack: Pecan Cherry Trail Mix with Orange Zest

Dinner: Salmon and Herbs in Foil Packets (recipe below) with Fire Roasted Vegetable Salad

  • Tin foil
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp butter (half a stick)
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 4 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 4 sprigs of dill
  • 4 sprigs of tarragon
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 shallot, sliced
  • salt and pepper

Place each fillet on a sheet of tin foil. Sprinkle salt and pepper and spread a tablespoon of mustard over each fillet. Layer two lemon slices, a sprig of tarragon and dill, a tablespoon of butter and olive oil, and a bit of garlic and shallot on each salmon filet. Bring the sides of the foil up around the salmon to create a closed packet. Put the packets directly in your campfire or on a grill. Cook for 8 minutes and check for done-ness. The salmon should easily flake with a fork.

Recipe adapted from

Dessert: Baileys-dipped Toasted Marshmallows

Didn’t I warn you about the drool? Don’t forget to pack real silverware, pretty dishes (carefully wrapped in dish towels) and your prettiest mugs. Remember, you’re not out to rought it — take every opportunity to make your next glamping trip a total “treat yourself” getaway!



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