8 Summer Cabin Recipes for a Perfect Getaway

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With the sunniest season of the year in full swing, immerse yourself in the simplicity and delight of summer cabin recipes. Whether you’re taking a vacation at our rustic “Gentle Creek” cabin or experiencing the modern contemporary vibes of “Hidden Pines,” these delicious summer cabin food ideas are just what you need to add a flavorful touch to your romantic escape at Broken Bow Cabin Life.

8 Summer Cabin Recipes for Your Perfect Getaway

Grilled Peach and Burrata Salad

As the season of ripe and juicy peaches sets in, a grilled peach and burrata salad tops our list of summer salad recipes. This delightful blend of charred peaches with creamy burrata cheese is a gastronomic treat that you won’t forget.


  • 4 ripe peaches, halved
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1 cup of Burrata cheese
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • Balsamic glaze


  1. Preheat your grill. Brush peaches with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Place peaches on the grill, cut side down, for about 4-5 minutes until grill marks appear and peaches are tender.
  3. Serve grilled peaches with Burrata cheese and fresh basil leaves. Drizzle with balsamic glaze.

Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Skewers

There’s nothing more quintessentially summer than a well-cooked, juicy chicken skewer. These grilled lemon herb chicken skewers add a dash of excitement to summer camping meals. Enjoy these under the starry night sky for an unforgettable summer night.


  • 1.5 pounds chicken breast, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped herbs (thyme, rosemary, parsley)
  • Salt and pepper


  1. In a bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, and zest, minced garlic, herbs, salt, and pepper. Add chicken cubes and marinate for 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Thread marinated chicken onto skewers.
  3. Grill over medium-high heat for 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally, until chicken is cooked through.

Classic S’mores

A summer cabin stay is incomplete without s’mores. Our classic s’mores recipe is easy to follow and offers a delightful dessert that everyone can enjoy by the campfire.


  • Graham crackers
  • Marshmallows
  • Chocolate bars


  1. Place a marshmallow on a skewer and roast over the fire until it’s golden brown.
  2. Sandwich the roasted marshmallow and a piece of chocolate between two graham crackers. The heat from the marshmallow will melt the chocolate, creating a gooey, delicious s’more.

Homemade Iced Lemonade

Nothing screams summer more than a chilled glass of homemade iced lemonade. It’s the perfect accompaniment to our delightful summer cabin food ideas, refreshing you after a day of exploration.


  • 6 lemons, juiced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 cups cold water


  1. Combine lemon juice and sugar in a large pitcher until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add cold water, stir, and serve over ice.

Campfire Grilled Cheese Sandwich

As we move on to easy-to-make and comforting summer cabin food ideas, the classic grilled cheese sandwich can’t be left out. Savor the simplicity of this childhood favorite, made all the more delicious cooked over a campfire.


  • 4 slices of bread
  • 2 slices of cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of butter


  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread.
  2. Place the cheese between two slices, ensuring the buttered sides are facing out.
  3. Wrap the sandwich in aluminum foil and place on a grill or campfire grate.
  4. Cook each side for about 3 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the bread is golden brown.

Chilled Cucumber Soup

For an appetizer or a light meal, a chilled cucumber soup can be a real delight during summer. This refreshing and cool dish is perfect for those hot summer days and is easy to prepare.


  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a blender, combine cucumbers, yogurt, garlic, and dill until smooth.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Chill for at least 2 hours before serving.

Cabin Chili and Cornbread

For those cooler summer evenings, a warm and hearty chili paired with homemade cornbread is a comforting and satisfying dinner. Our cabin chili is packed with flavor and perfectly pairs with a slice of freshly baked cornbread.


  • 1 lb ground beef or turkey
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large pot, cook the ground beef, onion, and garlic over medium heat until the meat is fully cooked.
  2. Add the kidney beans, diced tomatoes, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.



  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C) and grease a baking dish.
  2. Combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together milk, egg, and oil.
  4. Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry, stirring until just combined.
  5. Pour the batter into the greased baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown.

Iced Coffee

To round off our collection of summer cabin food ideas, we present you with a refreshing iced coffee recipe. It’s the perfect pick-me-up to start your day or as an afternoon treat to beat the summer heat.


  • 1 cup freshly brewed coffee, cooled
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (or to taste)
  • Ice cubes


  1. Pour the cooled coffee into an ice cube tray and freeze.
  2. Once frozen, place the coffee ice cubes in a glass.
  3. Stir in the sugar with the milk until dissolved, then pour over the coffee ice cubes.

Experience Culinary Freedom at Broken Bow Cabin Life

One of the many luxuries you can expect during your stay at Broken Bow Cabin Life is our fully-equipped gourmet kitchens. No matter which of our cabins you choose for your romantic getaway, rest assured you’ll have all the tools and amenities you need to bring our summer cabin recipes to life.

Every cabin at Broken Bow Cabin Life boasts a well-appointed kitchen, designed with your convenience in mind. These gourmet kitchens feature modern appliances and a full array of cookware, making them the perfect place to prepare your favorite summer meals.

Kitchen Amenities at Broken Bow Cabin Life

Every gourmet kitchen at Broken Bow Cabin Life is fully equipped with the following amenities:

Modern Appliances

Our kitchens come with modern appliances such as an oven, stovetop, microwave, and refrigerator. You’ll have all you need to prepare anything from a quick breakfast to a romantic dinner for two.

Full Array of Cookware

To ensure you can recreate our summer cabin recipes, our kitchens are stocked with all essential cookware. This includes pots and pans, baking sheets, utensils, cutting boards, knives, and more.

Coffee Maker & Keurig Machine

For coffee lovers, we understand the importance of a good brew to kick-start your day or to enjoy during a peaceful afternoon. That’s why our kitchens come with both a standard coffee maker and a Keurig machine. Whether you prefer a single cup or a full pot, rest assured you’ll have the means to brew your perfect cup of coffee.

Our kitchens also include other handy appliances like a toaster and a dishwasher, ensuring you have the full convenience of home, coupled with the luxury and tranquillity of our romantic cabins.

Cooking while on vacation doesn’t have to feel like a chore. With our well-equipped kitchens and delightful summer cabin recipes, preparing meals can be an enjoyable part of your cabin life experience.

That’s a Wrap!

We hope these summer cabin recipes have inspired you to create an extraordinary culinary experience during your stay at Broken Bow Cabin Life. From our modern bohemian “Gypsy Tea Room” to our rustic luxury “Gentle Creek” cabin, each offers a unique and intimate setting for you to enjoy these delightful meals.

Ready for a romantic summer getaway filled with delectable food and the tranquil beauty of nature? Book Now and make the most of this summer at Broken Bow Cabin Life. Experience luxury, privacy, and an extraordinary romantic cabin experience.