From divine swine to back country ice cream, a wilderness cookbook

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photo: backcountry cookingAn updated version of the "Wilderness Ranger Cookbook" was just released in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act on September 3, 2014. Almost every dish can be whipped up on a one-burner stove in a matter of minutes.

The book, co-authored by Valerie Wigglesworth and wilderness ranger Ralph Swain, is a compilation of recipes from wilderness experts from all over the country. Finish a long day with cowboy mac and boy scout ice cream (recipes below).

Cowboy Mac