Food Pairings For Your Favorite Camping Movies, From Troop Beverly Hills to Heavyweights

For the camping-averse, we've matched up menus with iconic summer-camp movies you can watch in your air conditioning.
By: Alyse Whitney
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Camping can be fun, but it's not for everyone. Some people would rather enjoy the comfort of an air-conditioned home than the coziness of a tent, so they've never gotten to experience cooking hot dogs and s'mores over an open fire while watching the sun go down over a scenic lake.

For the camping-averse, we have two solutions for you. One is "glamping" — a glamorous version with air mattress beds and electricity that Haylie Duff will show off on the Saturday, June 13 premiere episode of  The Real Girl's Kitchen at 1pm ET — and the other is watching iconic summer-camp movies at home with a menu to match. Choose your own adventure.

It Takes Two: Sloppy Joes

Ellie Krieger's delicious  Sloppy Joes are so good that you won't want to throw them at your friends while watching the movie, as exciting as a food fight sounds.

Wet Hot American Summer: Chuck's Super Burgers

What's more American than a burger? Just make sure to brush your teeth after eating this ranch-dressing-and-onion-topped one, lest you end up like poor Lindsay.

Troop Beverly Hills: Double Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Photo by: Tom Trocola

Tom Trocola

These Double Peanut Butter Cup Cookies will blow your mind, even if they aren't from the Wilderness Girls themselves. It's cookie time!

Moonrise Kingdom: Salmon Rillettes

Instead of serving All Fish Cat Food like in the movie, try some Salmon Rillettes instead. You can print out fun labels and serve them in jars to be authentic.

Heavyweights: Pickley Muffuletta Sub

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matt Armendariz, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

This  meat-and-cheese-filled muffuletta sub will remind you of the one everyone eats in the  food party scene, but it has a lot of pickled vegetables to make you feel a little healthier when you chow down.

The Baby-Sitters Club : Lots of   Pizza

The members of The Baby-Sitters Club loved pizza so much that you have to make it twice for your viewing party. Make a  DIY pizza bar for dinner and a  Snickerdoodle Cookie Pizza for dessert.

This  Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie is basically the grown-up version of dunking Oreos in a jar of peanut butter. You can also serve leftover apple slices after you finish piercing your friends' ears.

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