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Old 07-19-2016, 11:56 AM   #11
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We make what we call "hobo burgers" all the time. Take an uncooked hamburger patty, put carrot slices, potato slices, a pat of butter, and a little bit of dry onion soup mix on top. Fold it all up in some aluminum foil and throw it on the rack. Cook until the burger is done and the veggies are soft.

Another good thing is to slice some potatoes in half and add a little butter, some salt and pepper and maybe an onion slice. Wrap that up in aluminum foil and place them around the edge of the fire.

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Old 07-19-2016, 12:02 PM   #12
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Blacken chicken is a favorite. French bread pizza is a easy one we like to use on day one of camping. Fajitas with mesquite(sp?) skirt steak, onions, red peppers. Now see what you done? I'm hungary! Sometimes we just get Chinese and call it done. Shh don't tell, they will pull camping card.
HMMM I think everything I cook is blackened LOL

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Old 07-19-2016, 12:06 PM   #13
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We have done the ol Boy Scout trick by putting a hamburger patty along with corn, and hash brown potato's and wrap in Aluminum foil and place in the fire.
We have also thrown corn on the cob in the fire while still in it's husk or wrapped in aluminum foil. Usually have to turn it often to keep from burning.
Baked Potato's thrown in the fire wrapped in Aluminum.
Made stew over the fire in a large pot.
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Old 07-19-2016, 12:25 PM   #14
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Hobo burger sounds pretty good right about now.

I think this coming weekend ill shoot to do ribs and see how they turn out, i'm not a big rib eater but ill give it a shot. Thoughts on how long a rack takes to cook over a fire? I know a big debate would start if i ask what to put on it but i do like a dry rub by Meadow Creek made by a local Amish outfit.

Thanks for all the idea's, i do have a few noted that i will be trying.
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Old 07-19-2016, 12:25 PM   #15
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HMMM I think everything I cook is blackened LOL
Brown is cooking, black its done!

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Old 07-19-2016, 12:40 PM   #16
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Veggie packets with sliced potato, carrot, onion, and green pepper, salt and pepper, or whatever seasoning you like. Cook in aluminum foil packet. At the very end of cooking, open the foil and place sliced cheddar cheese on top - close the packet and let the cheese melt (off fire) for a few minutes.

Now, if you are using cast iron, you can do a whole lot of things. Diced sweet potato, diced onion (fairly large pieces), and sliced chicken, apple, and Gouda sausage. This makes a terrific breakfast hash. Hand made pizza using store bought pizza dough, sauce, and whatever toppings you choose. Soups and stews of all kinds. Chicken wings. Check out Pinterest for a lot more ideas.

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Old 07-25-2016, 10:21 AM   #17
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Even though it was pushing 100 degrees i still tried the ribs over the fire. They actually turned out better then i thought and will be doing it again. It took 3 hrs but well worth it.
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The DW and I love to cook pizza on the fire grill. Add what you like meats, sausage ETC with sauce and cheese. We have found a premade pizza that will stand up to fires and not get limp at Walmart. Our grandkids love these all the time.

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Might have to try this. LOL
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we cook, steaks, ribs, chicken, wings, grilled cheese, hot dogs, hamburgers, etc. Just about whatever fits on the grate over the fire pit, we cook it. I prefer that then the grill

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