Posts in category Recipes

Onion Bombs

Having good food around the campfire is a necessity in our minds. We tried these and they were a huge hit. I made the Onion Bombs at home, wrapped in heavy duty aluminum foil, stuffed the packets in ziplock bags and keep them in the refrigerator overnight. We put the ziplock filled bags in the cooler […]

Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter

Pumpkin butter is basically concentrated pumpkin flesh; by slow cooking the pumpkin with some sugar, the flavors begin to caramelize, giving it a great taste and it’s brown color. It also has a much longer shelf life than a pumpkin by itself does, and to me is just as versatile. It tastes great on breads, […]

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Step 1: Ingredients/Supplies You will need-`A pumpkin `Butter `Seasoning saltEquipment-`Oven `Timer `Pan `Plate/napkins `Strainer `Microwave Step 2: Begin Preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Begin by separating the seeds from the pumpkin. Place the seeds on a plate or napkin. Make sure that you don’t have too much pumpkin pulp.   Step 3: Rinse Place […]

Two Ingredients Pumpkin Cake with App...

You heard me. Two ingredients. Count them. One. Two. It starts out with a cake mix, beat with a can of pumpkin filling. That’s it. The batter color was beautiful and since it had no raw eggs I got to taste that thick and creamy batter without fear. You can use any cake mix I […]

A Simple Ash Cake Recipe

Out of bread? No oven to cook in? The coals of your camp fire can bake up some tasty bread—if you have the secret ingredient to make your dough. I’ve been whipping up ash cakes for years, and serving them to pleasantly surprised survival students for a while now. Although, it wasn’t always easy. When […]

Easy Peasy DIY Berry and Fruit Liqueu...

In the Pacific Northwest, late summer and early fall is prime picking time.  That is because in this neck of the woods, blackberry brambles are everywhere.  You will find them along trails, next to roadways and even in the backyard rose garden where they are an unwelcome visitor and impossible to get rid of. There […]

A piping hot cookie made in a skillet...

Prep Time -15 minutes Cook Time – 15 minutes Total Time -30 minutes Makes enough for two people…Depending who they are!! smile emoticon INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 14 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 […]

Campfire treats…

1 – Bacon S’mores Give the traditional s’more a salty, smoky twist by saving some bacon from breakfast and sandwiching it between the marshmallows and chocolate. 2 – Cheese-stuffed spicy peppers. There really is little that can be done to improve the concept. Or is there? A little chorizo, a little feta—the concept is sounding […]


Have you ever tried this? It’s like a deep dish pizza but without all the grease that typically comes with one. We even joked that it was like certain deep dish pizza chain’s pizza, but where the oil needed was measured in teaspoons instead of quarts. Do you like a saucy pizza? How about a […]

Cast Iron Stuffed Monkey Bread

How you ever tried making Stuffed Skillet Monkey Bread in your cast iron skillet? I made this Monkey Bread using Rhodes Frozen Dinner Rolls, stuffed them with cream cheese, and baked them in my cast iron skillet. It turned out great! When you prepare Monkey Bread in a bundt pan, it takes a long time […]