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Quiz: Cooking in the Great Outdoors
by Staff
Some meals just work better than others when you're camping. Since you don't want to carry around everything but the kitchen sink on a hike to the campsite, we've established a few classic camping meals over the ages. Find out how much you know about cooking in the great outdoors with this quiz.

What should a good camping meal provide?

  • energy
  • easy cooking
  • all of the above

What camping classic did Civil War soldiers make over campfire?

  • s'mores
  • pancakes
  • hot dogs

What do you NOT need to make cornbread?

  • cornmeal
  • sugar
  • salt

What's in a chili pie?

  • chili and strawberries
  • chili and pie crust
  • chili and tortilla chips

What's the main part of a "rustic boiler"?

  • a metal rod
  • a forked stick
  • a clay pot

What do beans contain lots of to make camping easier and more energetic?

  • protein
  • fiber
  • both

What do you need if you want to cook a baked potato over the fire?

  • a Dutch oven
  • tin foil
  • a potato peeler

What's another name for a camping cooking press?

  • hobo pie maker
  • mountain man press
  • campfire crusher

Which ingredient do you NOT need to make s'mores?

  • chocolate
  • marshmallows
  • pita bread

When were s'mores first mentioned in "The Girl Scout Handbook"?

  • 1909
  • 1921
  • 1927