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19 Make-Ahead Camping Meals the Whole Family Will Love

You’ve picked the perfect family camping destination, and now, it’s time to enjoy all that fresh air, natural beauty and… lots and lots of boring sandwiches and trail mix. At least there are s’mores. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of delicious dishes that let you make all or a portion of your meals ahead to reheat or finish on the campfire.

Just brush up on your campfire cooking temperatures and cooler food storage safety and prepare to trek into the great outdoors with the knowledge you’re not going to miss your DoorDash deliveryperson one little bit.

Because you’ll be eating pancakes, pulled chicken, spinach dip, lasagna, cannolo (which is apparently the proper plural of cannoli) and more — just like the queen of England does when she goes camping (we assume). Click through the slideshow ahead for picks for breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner and even dessert and tips for reheating them over an open fire.

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