10 Classic Camping Meals

Classic Campfire Cooking No. 4: Baked Potatoes

We've covered skillet and pot cooking, open fire cooking, and stick cooking—have you ever cooked anything outdoors in just tin foil? Similar to how potatoes get baked and steamed to fluffy perfection when they're at the bottom of a clambake is the campfire method. First, poke some holes through the potatoes skin with a fork. Wrap the potato in tin foil, making sure to pack it tightly. Place the potato on a hot bed of coals or on a rock next to a low fire. It'll be ready in about half an hour, but check to see if the potato is cooked by poking it once more with a fork.