On the eve of another risky Spring camping trip by the beach, I am digging out winning camp recipes (and tempering my enthusiasm by remembering the cold, wet, rainy, WINDY time we had last year. Don’t ask me why I love camping, but I do, I do, I DO!!!!
Some camping trips are divine: perfect weather, happy children, equipment fully-functional, bugs bugging someone else, and The Great Outdoors is, well, great.
Then there are the camping trips that are more, shall we say, character-building.
We’ve just come back from a trip that was a bit of a mixed bag. We were on the beach at the East End of Long Island in Spring, which can be a hit-or-miss deal. You might have sun and breeze. Or you might have 30 mph winds, cold temperatures, and chilling rain. We mostly had the latter, but in the end, managed to pull out one spectacular beach day, the requisite s’mores, several yummy, grilled meals, and a couple of tick-free hikes. And anyone who has ever camped by a body of water will understand the sheer joy of spending a week living outdoors…
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