Outdoor Cooking Comtest in Scouting Magazine

What’s Cooking? You Tell Us

Are you the Tyler Florence of the open flame? The Iron Chef of the iron-skillet spread? The Wolfgang Puck of the outdoor potluck?

Or, do you just love camp-out cooking as much as we do?

If so, enter our Great Tastes in Camp Cooking Contest for the opportunity to win prizes and share your favorite outdoor foods with Scouting magazine’s readers.

Our judges will select the top entries to receive gift certificates from the BSA Supply Division: Grand Prize ($400), 1st Place ($300), 2nd Place ($200), and 3rd Place ($100).

To win, you must certify that your recipe is either an original or a significant adaptation of another published recipe. And you have to field-test it in the great outdoors, too. The recipe should be cooked over a charcoal or wood fire, or by using a backpacking-style gas stove.

Only registered BSA adult volunteers can enter; BSA professionals and youth members are not eligible.

Categories include Entrée, Side Dish, and Dessert. You may submit up to three separate entries, but only one entry will be accepted per category.

Here’s how to enter:

Submit entries on, or format for, letter-size (8½ by 11 inches) paper and include (1) entrant’s name, address, daytime phone number, and unit number; (2) category entered; (3) name of dish and number of servings; (4) all ingredients with exact measurements; (5) complete directions for preparation.

Send entries by postal mail or electronically via the entry form on the Scouting magazine Web site. Entries must be postmarked no later than Oct. 1, 2008.

Mail your entries to Great Tastes in Camp Cooking Contest, Scouting Magazine, S304, 1325 W. Walnut Hill Ln., P.O. Box 152079, Irving, TX 75015-2079.

Check out the March-April 2009 issue of Scouting magazine to savor all the winning recipes.

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