• Dutch Oven Cherry Dump Cake

    Dutch Oven Cherry Dump Cake

    On our last camping trip we went to beautiful High Falls State Park in Georgia. This was such a great camping adventure for us and we had so much fun. We brought along our Dutch oven and made this tasty dessert, Dutch Oven Cherry Dump Cake. We cheated that night and had take out Mexican food, the boys were getting tired of hamburgers and hot dogs, but we had the cake for dessert. It was so good, and actually went quite well my chicken tacos. Ingredients This is the easiest ingredients list. Can of Cherries Yellow Cake Mix Stick of Butter (melted) Directions These are really simple directions. You literally…

  • Dutch Oven Cheesy Potatoes

    Dutch Oven Cheesy Potatoes

    On our last camping trip to High Falls State Park in Georgia we brought along our Dutch oven to make Cheesy Potatoes. We called this dish scalloped potatoes growing up. This is basically my Mom’s recipe put into a Dutch oven, for an amazing side dish for your next camping adventure. Ingredients 4-5 Potatoes, peeled 1 Cup Milk 2 Cups Cheddar Cheese 1/3 Cup Flour (for dusting the potatoes) Salt and Pepper to taste 1/2 an Onion My son picked up the wrong cheese for these potatoes, he grabbed the Mexican cheese with the taco seasoning added into them. As a result, the cheese actually gave the potatoes a bit…

  • Dutch Oven Brownies

    Dutch Oven Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

    On our last campout to Salt Springs we made Dutch Oven Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies. They were suppose to be Dutch Oven Mint Brownies, but my boys ate all the Andes mints. I had a tube a cookie dough that I had brought to try out in my pie iron so I used that dough to make Dutch Oven Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies. Ingredients The ingredients you use may vary from mine because of the brand of the boxed brownie mix you purchase. Use what your box tells you to use. Brownie Mix 2/3 Cup Oil 1/4 Cup Water 2 Eggs Tube of Cookie Dough (6 – 7 Slices) Directions…

  • How To Use A Pie Iron
    Camping Gear,  Food

    How to Use a Pie Iron

    On our campout to Salt Springs Recreation Area we experimented using a pie iron I had gotten my husband for Christmas. This post should probably read “How Not to Use a Pie Iron”. I think we did absolutely everything wrong when we used it for the first time. So learn from our mistakes so that when you try it, you’ll be an expert Pie Iron Camp Chef. Seasoning The first thing you need to do with your new pie iron is to season it. No this isn’t added seasoning to your grilled cheese sandwich, this is seasoning your it before you use it so your food doesn’t stick to it.…

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  • Caramel Popcorn

    Caramel Corn

    We are getting excited for our next camping adventure next weekend. Hopefully this mild Florida weather will continue with sunny days and cool evenings. Perfect weather for camping. With the Super Bowl tomorrow and coming up with an easy snack to munch on while camping I found my sister’s Caramel Corn Recipe in the bicentennial cookbook my hometown publish a few years ago. I have never made it before but have ate a lot of it. It was an easy recipe to follow and taste so much better than store bought caramel popcorn. I will be making it again, probably next weekend for the campout. I mention my sister a…

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