Trail Chef: Cook Bacon & Eggs ... in a bag!

Check out our video tutorial on this unique campfire cooking technique.
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Check out our video tutorial on this unique campfire cooking technique.

This week on Trail Chef, it wasn't enough to simply tell you about a whiz-bang, impress-your-friends camp recipe. Nope, this time, we'll show you in our first Trail Chef video. Check it out here, and come away with a skill that'll make you the talk of the campfire: cooking bacon and eggs in a paper bag.

It sounds crazy, but it's completely possible to whip up a hearty breakfast for carnivores with just a fire, a bag, and a stick. And the bag won't even flirt with burning (thanks, bacon grease!). True, you'll get your hands dirty. True, you might be left unsatisfied if you like your bacon extra-crispy. But you just haven't lived until you've experienced the sensation that comes from opening a toasty bag of breakfast goodness and digging in.

Try it this weekend—all you need is a lunch bag, some eggs, and thick-cut bacon. Here's how to do it:

—Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan