Camping Recipes

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

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
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
Garlic cloves

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
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

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,
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.

Creamy Garlic-Parmesan Chicken
Panfried Fish (Keto)
Philly Cheesesteaks
Poorman's version of 
Philly Cheesesteaks
Calico Beans
Green Bean Salad
Cranberry Tea
Hot Apple Cider
Hot Chocolate Mix
Chai Tea Mix
Spiced Cranberry Cider
Cucumber Limeade Punch
Gammy's Shrimp Salad
Pound Cakes
   7 UP Pound Cake
   Lemon and Blueberry
Zucchini Recipes
Zucchini Pie
Mexican Squash
Cheesy Squash
Stir Fry Zucchini
Zucchini Bread
Squash Boats
BBQ Squash
Squash Pickles
Thanksgiving Recipes
Turkey, falls off bone, juicy
Butterhorn Rolls
Frozen Cranberry Salad
Sweet Potato Crunch
Christmas Breads
Lemon Bread
Pumpkin Bread
Banana Bread
Cranberry Nut Bread
Glazed Lemon Bread
Pistachio Bread
Poppy Seed Bread
Zucchini Bread
Dill Pickle Soup
Potato and Hamburger Soup
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chicken Soup
Ham and Hash Brown Casserole
Sausage and Hash Brown Casserole
Egg Bite Mold
   Egg Bites
   Pancake Bites
   Pineapple Upside Down Bites
   Cheesecake Bites
   Brownie Bites
   Keto French Toast
Main Meals
Mexican Spaghetti
Party Time
   BBQ Beef and Cheese
   Sloppy Joey
Dan’s Grilled Chicken
BBQ Meat Balls
Cowboy Caviar
Camping Tin Foil Recipes
Ham and Pineapple Sandwiches
Philly Beef and Cheese Sandwich Loaf
Chicken Mexican Style
Pizza Burritos
Omelets in a Bag
Campfire Cones
Bananas in a Boat
Campfire Popcorn
Ice Cream in a Bag
Snacks and Appetizers
Rosemary Nuts
Bacon Wrapped Kielbasa
   Soft Carmel
   Peanut Butter
   Sour Cream and Onion
   Nach Cheese "Dorritors"
Sugar Cookies
Poppy Seed Nut Slices
French Butter Wafers
Benne Cakes
Need Cookies Fast?
Lemon Cookies
Butter Cookies
Chocolate Crinkle Cake Box Cookies
Ice Cream Sandwiches
Dumpy Cake
Pineapple Cake
Making Mustards
Dijon-style Mustard
Spiced German Mustard
Need Soap
Gifts to Make
Bubble Bath
Body Wash
Shower Gel
Facial Scrubs
   Rosemary Mint Sugar and Salt
   Warm Vanilla
   Pepper and Mint
   Sugar and Olive Oil
   Brown Sugar

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