50+ Memorial Day Camping Recipes for Your Holiday Menu (they work in the backyard too!)

50+ Memorial Day Camping Recipes for the Campsite or Backyard - Memorial Day menu recipes - Camping For Foodies

Memorial Day Menu Recipes For Campsites Or Backyards

You don’t have to settle for the old hot dogs, beans and potato salad recipes for your Memorial Day weekend camping menu. No matter your cooking preference … Dutch ovens, campfire, grill, camp stove, RV stove/oven etc … we have recipes that the whole family will enjoy! And, if you are staying home, these camping recipes work great in the backyard too! Psst we’re compensated…see our disclosures.

Dutch Oven Memorial Day Menu Recipes

 Camping Dutch Oven BBQ Ribs Camping Dutch Oven Lasagna Recipe Dutch Oven Pizza Camping Recipe


You’ll find really helpful information including a Dutch Oven Temperature Chart in our Dutch Oven Camp Cooking Tips post. We also have an entire post dedicated to Dutch oven campfire cooking with recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert! You’ll find those recipes and more in our Dutch Oven Recipes For Camping post.


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Campfire Or Grill Memorial Day Menu Recipes

 Grilled Flatbread With Prosciutto Grilled Sweet Corn Hobo Stew Recipe For A Campfire


Campfires and grills can be extremely hot so be sure to stay a safe distance from your campfire and use cooking equipment that will protect you from burns.

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Propane Cooktop Memorial Day Menu Recipes

 Cast Iron Skillet Camp Chicken Recipe Quick and Simple Pastrami Reubens Grilled Veg And Black Bean Tortilla


Camp stoves are great … especially when you are required to cook with propane in times of fire restrictions. For most of us, camping includes grilling and campfires.  Sadly, when rain has been scarce and the forest is dryer than laundry lint, the dreaded “No Campfires” and “No Charcoal” restrictions come out … ugh!  I’ve been stuck with an “uncookable menu” in the past. So, I have a list of camping recipes that require only a propane stovetop for preparation. I’ve got you covered for your Memorial Day menu recipes! We have tons of helpful tips in our How To Camp When Camping Fire Restrictions Are Activated post. Also, don’t forget that those disposable 1-pound propane bottles can be refilled by using a refill adapter!

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No-Cook Memorial Day Menu Recipes

 Basil And Prosciutto Sandwich Fruit In Honey Mint Syrup Tangy Coleslaw Camp Recipe


No cook options can often be prepared in advance and kept refrigerated until you are ready to eat. One caution … Avoid soggy sides! For salads, make sure you transport the dressing in a separate container and toss just before mealtime.

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Camping Smores Memorial Day Menu Recipes

10 Campfire S'mores Recipes S'more Variations That Will Make Your Mouth Water - Camping For Foodies .comS’mores are a MUST on the menu to kick off the summer camping season on a Memorial Day Weekend camping trip! Check out all of our yummy recipes in our 10 Mouth-Watering Smore Variations post. #2 Just Might Change Your Life! 😋 If you have not seen the coolest marshmallow roasting sticks, you are gonna love the Telescoping Rotating Marshmallow Roasting Sticks, the Fishing Pole Campfire Roaster and the Reach N Roll Campfire Roasters!


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Camping Cocktails Memorial Day Menu Recipes

 Lemon Mint Cocktail aka Mint-Kissed Lemontini Cocktail Recipe Kona Grill’s Strawberry Basil Lemonade Secret Cocktail Recipe Slightly Sweet And Tart Raspberry Lemon Drop Cocktail Recipe


Camping cocktails MUST be refreshing but DON’T have to include booze. Most of ours are “alcohol optional” recipes and family-friendly. We love using fresh fruit and herbs to make cocktails and mocktails for Memorial Day camping drink menu special treats!

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No time to look for recipes, create a menu and write a grocery list? No Problem! Get our 3-Day Dutch Oven Camp Menu Plan here!

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See More Memorial Day Menu Recipes…

You’ll find the entire list of 50+ camping recipes that are great for the campsite or backyard here!

And a little extra help in our Memorial Day Weekend Camping Trip In 10 Easy Steps post.

If all the campgrounds are booked, here is a video and tips to turn your trip in to a dispersed camping adventure.   If you waited too long before trying to make your Memorial Day weekend campground reservation and they’re all full…don’t give up…go dispersed camping!

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You will also love these great sources for information on camping, fire restrictions and other helpful information.

For national camping, recreation and incident information:

For camping in Arizona at the state parks:

For recreation and camping information within counties in Arizona:

Enjoy this Memorial Day holiday and please don’t forget to celebrate and pay tribute to those who have paid the ultimate price in service to our country.

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Kim Hanna

Kim Hanna is the creator of Camping For Foodies®. On her blog, http://www.CampingForFoodies.com, she shares her passion for camping, hiking and cooking as well as living a balanced yet dream-pursuing life. Kim has appeared on several local TV networks, in magazines and at live special events as the ‘Modern Society Weekend Escape Expert’ she has become…inspiring others to unplug from their hectic lives one camp recipe at a time. She believes many adults are so consumed with their 24/7 connected lives that they don’t take time to enjoy nature and live in the moment. Kim gladly issues “permission slips” to adults who request them! She is a contributor to AZ Outdoor Magazine and has her own cooking segment on the Great Food Good Neighbors TV show. Kim is a Christian and lives in Phoenix with her husband and two cats.

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