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Chipotle BBQ Sauce

I am of the belief that good BBQ does not need sauce. But, if you are going to put sauce on my BBQ then I prefer you use my home made sauce. I typically mix up an Ancho Chile BBQ sauce (recipe will be…

Green Chile Creamed Corn

Green Chile Creamed Corn

This creamed corn is definitely not on any low fat diet but its worth the splurge for a special occasion. I have been making this recipe for many years and it is always a hit. I guess it’s hard to go wrong with fresh…

Camping at Lake Arrowhead ( and Breakfast Tacos)

I’m not really sure when it happened but some time over the last month or so, some new person has switched bodies with my wife. This new person all of a sudden after 25 years of marriage loves to go camping. I probably should…

Chicken Fajitas

Recipe Chicken Fajitas

Fajitas are a Tex-Mex staple and with Cino de Mayo coming up I felt we should put up at least one recipe that fits the event. Steak, chicken, pork or shrimp wrapped in a tortilla with onions & peppers and topped with guacamole, sour…

Dutch Oven New Potatoes

Part of cooking at a campout is making something out of the ordinary without adding a lot of preparation and hassle.  This recipe couldn’t be better for that.  If you start with fresh baby red and yellow potatoes, you only need to wash them…

Soda Pop Pulled Pork

Recipe Soda Pop Pulled Pork

This recipe is perfect for camping.  Once it starts cooking the only thing to do is watch the fire and drink your beer.  Trust the process and this recipe will reward you.  If you combine all the ingredients except for the pork ahead of…

Campfire Cornbread

Recipe Cornbread, Dutch Oven

Dry ingredients 1 cup bread flour 1 cup corn meal 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 t salt 1/4 t Chipotle powder 1/2 t baking soda Wet ingredients 1 cup milk 1 t apple cider vinegar 2 eggs 4 T butter Night before Combine dry…

Pecan Smoked Brisket

Recipe Pecan Smoked Brisket

So yeah, I took my smoker on a camping trip. I had originally just put the idea out there sort of half joking but the response was overwhelmingly “Yes”.  I was committed. Fire and Smoke I’m not reinventing the wheel here. There’s no secret…

Mexican Street Corn

Recipe Mexican Street Corn

The first time I ever saw corn prepared and served this way was late at night on the streets of Puerto Vallarta. Street vendors were selling them as fast as they could make them. At first it seemed odd to be putting mayonnaise on…

Cheater Chili

Two things make this Cheater Chili recipe great. it’s really good It’s really easy – that’s why we call it Cheater Chili Let’s start with the really good part.  This chili will taste 100 times better if you make it outdoors in a dutch…

Camping Trip – Chickasaw National Recreation Area

What do three Occupational Therapists, a police officer and two Guys That Cook have in common? A camping trip to the little town of Sulphur Oklahoma. We met the weekend before to lay out the menu and then fantasized about the meals for a…