Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-30-2016, 10:28 AM   #51
Senior Member
Ford Idaho's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Idaho
Posts: 9,841



2016 F350 6.7L LB CC Reese 28K 2014 Chaparral Lite 266sab
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." 2014 19 days camping 2015 17 days camping201620 days camping
Ford Idaho is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2016, 02:02 PM   #52
The Texas Traveller
DavidBo's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Texas Coastal Bend
Posts: 105
We haven't actually taken our new Mini Lite on it's shakedown cruise yet, although there are two storms in the Atlantic that might hasten that trip (the joy of coastal living!). I did decide to try out the little propane "grill" that came with the camper. Previous reviews addressing this device were decidedly negative, but I thought, how bad can it be?

Pretty bad, actually. I threw a few of my famous apple-brined pork chops on that thing and the huge flareups started within seconds. That's odd considering how lean the meat is. I can only imagine the pyrotechnics coming from a few nice, greasy hamburgers. As you can see some chops got scorched while the ones on the perimeter barely got warm. Closing the lid caused the temp to skyrocket even when on the lowest setting. Thanks to constant attention and endlessly moving each chop around the "grill", I finally was able to get them cooked to more or less how I liked. They turned out pretty good actually, but that's probably due to my foolproof brine . Also, if you look closely the shelf that mounts next to the grill, while handy, is considerably higher than the "cooking" surface. Not a big deal, just weird.
This is getting upgraded, likely to a Weber product. I might keep this "grill" and do the burner mod I've seen elsewhere on this forum, the more cooking outside the better!

DavidBo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2016, 08:34 PM   #53
Cigarman's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2015
Posts: 96
Unforunately no pics.....but last weekend camping I smoked a 3 bone prime rib. Had neighbors on both sides continually asking what time dinner was! Between 6 adults and 3 Kids not a slice left for the next day........bummer as I was in the mood for a prime rib omelette
2016 FR3 30DS and a
97 Jeep Wrangler that follows me to close
Cigarman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2016, 07:20 AM   #54
Senior Member
GalsofEscape's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Catonsville Maryland
Posts: 881
We experiment with the camp Dutch oven. Last trip out we did lasagne, it was decided that this stays on our menu list. I also do whole chicken, Cornish game hens, pizza casserole, and bake many a cake in it. And when the weather turns cool, a nice beef stew hits the spot.
We have also done a seafood boil (actually more like a steam).... super good with shrimp, mussels, crab, sausage, potatoes, and corn on the cob.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	1470053425660.jpg
Views:	70
Size:	82.5 KB
ID:	115973  
HTT: "EscapeII" 2016 Shamrock 23WS (current)
PUP: "Escape" 2010 Rockwood HW 277 (gone)
TV: "Bruce" 2011 Dodge Durango V8 Hemi Crew
Just us gals (me, Sis and our daughters)
We spend alot of money to go sit in the woods
GalsofEscape is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2016, 02:32 PM   #55
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Mount Dora, Florida
Posts: 24
I just ordered one of those battery operated rotisseries so I can try a prime rib roast over the open fire. Here are pictures of our camp kitchen and our cast iron Dutch ovens. I love cooking at our campsite but the last campsite wasn't big enough to set up our outdoor kitchen. One of our favorites is pot roast.

If anyone has tried to rotisserie over the campfire please give me some tips!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Kitchen.jpg
Views:	80
Size:	554.7 KB
ID:	115998   Click image for larger version

Name:	Kitchen stove.jpg
Views:	87
Size:	428.7 KB
ID:	115999   Click image for larger version

Name:	Dutch oven cooking.jpg
Views:	78
Size:	484.7 KB
ID:	116000  

Yalahagirl is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:36 PM.