The Quintessential Apple Pie

You don’t need to peel the apples, as most skins become soft in the baking, plus their tannins add flavor to the pie. If there is an apple with skin you find too thick, it’s just “off with their jackets!” as Henry Ward Beecher wrote. A mix of 6-8 different varieties, some for tart, some […]

Autumn Squash and Pear Soup

Slightly sweet from the addition of pear, this beautiful golden soup says autumn like no other. You’ll get a good healthy dose of beta-carotene and vitamin C from a bowlful, as well as a very happy belly.

Pumpkin IPA Scones

These Pumpkin IPA Scones have a mellow but strong pumpkin flavor and are great with coffee.

Porter-Braised Pulled Pork Sandwiches with IPA Jalapeño Slaw

The Porter-Braised Pulled Pork Sandwich with IPA Jalapeño Slaw will have guests eating out of your hand.

Pig Newton Beer Burger

The Pig Newton Beer Burger has a homemade fig jam that is fancy enough for a dinner party.

Cabin Happy Hour: How to Cook with Craft Beer

We break down how to cook with craft beer and infuse those flavors into your cabin meals

Delectable Fresh Fish Recipes

Simple, yet delectable ways to prepare your freshly caught fish.
By Emily Hare

What is your ideal cabin setting? The answer to that question can vary widely from person to person. Some would say deep in the woods or high up in the mountains. Overwhelmingly popular among cabin owners is lakefront property, where boating, swimming and fishing […]

Summer Cabin Recipes

Summer cabin meals are better alfresco.
By Lisa Readie Mayer

Summer calls for a good, old-fashioned picnic. Sure, you can pack one to-go for a day on the boat or a hike in the woods, but there’s no need to even venture beyond the cabin compound. Whether you simply lay a blanket on the grass, spread a […]

Fresh, Fish Recipes for the Cabin

No fish story, this fresh-catch feast is fast, easy and delicious.
By Lisa Readie Mayer

Whether you caught it yourself, or reeled it in from the supermarket, a catch-of-the-day dinner is the perfect ending to a fun day of boating. Fish is low in fat and calories, high in protein, rich in vitamins and minerals, and super […]

Cabin Potluck

Bringing together great people & great recipes at the cabin potluck.
By Julie Kuczynski

About an hour outside of Washington, D.C., by way of Interstate 66, a family cabin named Camp Davis sits just a few miles short of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. “Back roads leave the highway behind, turning and twisting up Blue Mountain, over […]