October 6, 2015

Pretzel Rods

1 lb. dark chocolate 50 large pretzel rods different colored sugars Pour colored sugar on wax or parchment paper. Melt chocolate and pour into a tall glass. Hold onto end of pretzel and dip ¾ of the pretzel into the melted chocolate. Roll the pretzels … [Read more...]

Luau Bark

1 lb. white chocolate ¾ c. chopped pecans ¾ c. toasted coconut ½ c. miniature marshmallows ½ c. chopped dried cherries ½ c. chopped dried pineapple Melt the chocolate in a double boiler. Add all ingredients and stir in. Spread on parchment paper in … [Read more...]

Lobster Mac and Cheese

kosher salt vegetable oil 1 lb. cavatappi (tubed corkscrew pasta) 1 qt. milk 8 T. (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided ½ c. all-purpose flour 12-oz. Gruyere cheese, grated (4 c.) 8-oz. extra-sharp cheddar, grated (2 c.) ½ t. freshly ground black … [Read more...]

Dill Shrimp Salad

4 c. cooked small shells or penne pasta 1 lb. cooked fresh shrimp, diced 1 c. frozen peas 1 c. small diced celery ½ c. chopped green onions, including tops ¼ c. minced fresh parsley 10 oz. plain Greek yogurt 1 c. mayonnaise ¼ c. fresh lemon … [Read more...]

Bratburger Summertime Sliders

1 pkg. bratwurst 1 lb. 80/20 ground beef 2 pkg. pretzel dinner rolls Onion Jam 3 T. butter ¼ c. olive oil 2½ lb. sweet onion, sliced thin ¼ c. balsamic vinegar 1 T. fresh thyme leaves (or 1 t. dried) 1 c. pure maple syrup salt and … [Read more...]

Bacon Blue Cheeseburger

½ lb. bacon, cut into ¼ inch slices 2 lb. 90% lean ground hamburger ½ t. garlic powder ½ t. onion powder salt and pepper, to taste 1½ c. crumbled blue cheese 8 burger buns lettuce sliced tomatoes sliced onions your choice of condiments In … [Read more...]

Campfire Chicken Package Meal

1 roll heavy duty foil 5 peeled carrots, cut into ½-inch slices 1 can peas, drained 1 can whole sweet corn, drained 1 lb. bacon, sliced into 1-inch pieces  4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut in ½-inch strips 3 large, peeled potatoes, cut into … [Read more...]

Mountain Man Breakfast

12" cast iron dutch oven ½ lb. chopped bacon or bulk pork sausage (not links) 1 medium onion, diced 1 32-oz. bag frozen, shredded hash brown potatoes 12 eggs, beaten in a separate bowl ½ lb. shredded cheddar cheese  8 oz. jar salsa You will need a … [Read more...]

Mexican Pizza

1 pizza dough 12-oz. ground turkey or beef 1 small onion, sliced 3 t. ground garlic 2 t. ground cumin 1 T. chili powder 1 can (16-oz.) refried beans salsa 1-2 c. shredded Mexican cheese Spread pizza dough on sprayed pizza pan.  Bake at 375° for … [Read more...]

Pesto Salad Pizza

2 c. basil 1/2 c. parmesan cheese 1/4 c. olive oil 2 cloves garlic flour tortillas onions, sliced red peppers, sliced goat cheese and/or feta and/or mozzarella  mixed greens balsamic vinegar Preheat oven to 400°. Put basil, parmesan, olive oil … [Read more...]