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Credit for photo and more foil recipes here.

Foil Dinners
Make them ahead. No prep at camp. No pans needed.
Just heat and eat.
With No Cleanup.
Also works for home meals.

Ham and Pineapple Sandwiches
French Bread
1 lb sliced sandwich ham
1 can (16 oz) pineapple rings
½ lb swiss cheese or provolone
Mustard

Slice French bread longways to open, but do not cut all the way through
Spread bottom of bread with mustard (if desired)
Layer in order:
   Folded slices of ham
   Well-drained pineapple rings
   Cheese
Slice into 1-2 inch pieces.
Grease aluminum foil.
Wrap entire loaf  well (or halves if that fits your bbq better) with heavy-duty aluminum foil.
Double wrap foil to ensure sealing.
Grill until hot, about 20 minutes. Or bake 400 for 15 minutes

Philly Beef and Cheese Sandwich Loaf
French Bread
1 lb deli sliced roast beef
½ lb sliced swiss or provolone cheese
½ lb mushrooms
2 onions, sliced
4 peppers, green, red and/or yellow, sliced
Butter
Garlic cloves
Salt

In skillet, melt butter, sauté mushrooms. Season with garlic and salt to taste. Drain well.
Repeat onions and peppers.
Mix all together. Drain well.
Slice French bread longways to open, but do not cut all the way through.
Spread bread with butter.
Layer in order:
   Folded slices of roast beef
   Spoonful sautéed vegetables
   Cheese.
Slice into 1-2 inch pieces
Grease aluminum foil.
Wrap entire loaf (or halves if that fits your bbq better) in aluminum foil.
Double wrap to ensure sealing.
Grill 20-30 minutes, until cheese melts. Or bake 400 for 15 minutes.

Chicken Mexican Style
15 oz black beans, drained, rinse well
2 chicken breasts, cut in bite sized pieces
½ c Salsa
1 c cheese
1 t each of cumin, garlic granules, salt, pepper, chili powder
4 oz cream cheese
2 c frozen hash browns
Garnishes may include cilantro, sour cream, avocado, more salsa

Mix chicken with seasonings
Grease 2 large sheets of heavy-duty aluminum foil
Divide between two sheets the following in this order:
   Hash browns
   Chicken with spices
   Cream cheese slices
   3 T salsa
   2 heaping serving spoonful of black beans

Fold aluminum foil, allowing for expansion.
Double the aluminum foil to ensure sealing.
Bake 30-50 minutes at 350 until chicken is cooked.
Grill: 10-15 minutes to reheat.
If just grilling, 25-35 minutes until chicken is cooked, turning at 10-15 minutes.
Time varies according to coal temperature, grill heat, etc.
Top with cheese.
Add other toppings as desired.

Pizza Burritos
1 lb pepperoni
1 can pizza sauce
Cheese
Tortillas

Heat individual tortilla to make bendable.
Layer pepperoni, sauce and cheese.
Fold like burrito.
Wrap in aluminum foil. Double wrap to keep from burning.
Grill to melt cheese.

Omelets in a bag 
Put eggs and whatever leftovers you have in a ziplock bag.
Put in pan of boiling water. 
Cook to your perfection.


Credit for idea and photo here

Campfire Cones (Better than S'Mores)
Waffle cones (I use the more expensive kind for better taste)
Any fillers, such as:
Blueberry pie filling,
Bananas
Marshmallows,
Reeses
Chocolate, Carmel, peanut butter chips
Carmel or chocolate syrup
Chopped nuts
Wrap cone in aluminum foil, allowing for expansion.
Grill till contents melt, turning when needed.
Whipped cream would make it even better.

Bananas in a boat
Slit banana skin to insert toppings.
See campfire cones for suggestions.
Wrap in aluminum foil.
Grill till chips melt, banana is soft, turning when needed.
Eat with spoon.


Credit for photo and recipe here

Campfire Popcorn
3 T oil
3 T popcorn kernels
Wrap loosely in aluminum foil, sealing completely. (Allow for expansion.)
Tie to stick with string.
Shake over fire or grill until popped.

Ice Cream in a Bag
1 c half-and-half
2 T sugar
½ t vanilla
1/2 c ice cream salt
Ice cubes
Ziplock bags, both quart and gallon sizes
Mix half-and-half, sugar, and vanilla in quart-size Ziplock bag
Seal bag tightly.
Place in 1 gallon-sized Ziplock bag with ½ c ice cream salt and half bag ice cubes.
Seal bag tightly. (Double bag if leaks.)
Toss. Shake. Throw. Within 10-15 minutes, ice cream forms.
Enjoy.