Three of the Most Hearty Cabin Food Ideas You Could Ever Hope to Find

Alaskan fishing trips

Odds are you’re going to catch some pretty delicious dinners when you take king salmon fishing trips in Alaska, but what sort of a person would want to eat nothing more than fish the whole time they’re out camping?

Instead, try these cabin food ideas out. Your stomach will be glad you did.


Chili is one of the most classic cabin food ideas around. Just get a pound of ground beef, half a cup of diced onions, half a cup of diced green bell peppers, a can of petite diced tomatoes, a can of chili beans, half a cup of water, two tablespoons of flour, and some slat, cumin, cayenne, and chili powder, and you’re ready. Brown the ground beef, and cook whatever veggies you want to add first. Then, drain off the fat, add in the flour and seasonings, and stir until it’s all mixed. Then, add the beans, tomatoes, and water, letting it simmer for about 20 minutes. Then, this most hearty of cabin food ideas is ready to eat.

The Hobo Dinner.

You probably should have been expecting an item like this. After all, what better person to turn to for cabin food ideas than a hobo? Just get a pound of ground beef, a bag of steak fries, four large sliced carrots, an onion, and some salt and pepper. Preheat your oven (if your cabin has one, otherwise, use a fire) to 400 degrees, and line a nine by thirteen baking pan with aluminum foil. Then, mold the ground beef into patties and put it in the baking pan. Layer your vegetables and fries on top, and season them with the salt and pepper. Cover it with aluminum foil, and seal the edges. Bake it for about an hour, and then enjoy.

The Garbage Plate.

A staple of Upstate and Western New York, the Garbage Plate is a meal made up of a two sides, a choice of meat laid on top, and then a onions, hot sauce, and mustard layered on top. An easy, delicious, and ever satisfying meal that makes for one of the best cabin food ideas, just cook up some home fries, mac salad, and/or beans, and fill your plate with them. Then, grill up some hot dogs, hamburgers, or chicken, and lay that on top. Dump your condiments on, mix it all up, and feast.

There are tons of great fish in Alaska you can catch and eat, but why stick to a pescetarian diet when you’re enjoying the cabin life? These cabin food ideas will not only satisfy your appetite and break up the routine meals, but give you the energy to get out there and catch the fish of a lifetime.

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