Archive for the ‘Dinner’ Category

Five Foil Pack Recipes for Summer

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Slice and dice your way to a delicious summer meal with little cleanup required. Foil packs are perfect for grilling or cooking over an open fire, as well as making dinner in your oven at home. We recommend doing some prep the day or night before in order to make the process a little faster, but either way, you will be able to make a hearty dinner for family and friends in no time!

Cheesy Potatoes and Ham Foil Pack via Tablespoon

Cheesy Potatoes Foil Pack

Cheese and potatoes may be the best comfort foods, and are especially enjoyable on a camping trip. Add ham, breakfast sausage or bacon and eggs to make it a breakfast dish everyone will love.

Paella Foil Pack

Chorizo and Arborio Rice cook beautifully around a fire, and can be cooked in single serve foil packets for those wanting to add ingredients of their own.

Sausage and Vegetable Foil Pack

This recipe calls for zucchini, tomatoes and green pepper, but you could also add summer squash, eggplant, mushrooms and more to fit your tastes.

Teriyaki Chicken and Vegetable Foil Pack

This foil pack packs a savory punch with its herbs and seasonings, delivering a mouth-watering meal to your campsite.

Lemon Chicken and Potatoes Foil Pack

A straightforward ingredients list combines with a low-maintenance way to cook delicious lemon chicken.

Lemon Chicken and Potatoes via Damn Delicious

What do you love cooking in a foil pack? Leave your ideas in the comments and let us know if you try any of these this summer.

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Five Easy Camping Recipes

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Cooking over a campfire is one of the greatest perks of summertime camping. But before you dig into those s’mores, check out these five simple recipes that don’t require a pan, Dutch oven or stovetop for your next camping trip.

Hearty Breakfast

Prep these breakfast burritos before you leave for your trip, and enjoy with coffee in your campsite every morning.

Foil Packs

Foil packs make for the best camping meals, since you can throw it on the grate over a fire and let it cook. This barbecue chicken recipe is savory and will keep your family and friends well-fed, and goes great with campfire potatoes.

Snacks and Sides

Ember-roasted corn is a must for any camper, but we also like these grilled Brussels sprouts for a substitute or an afternoon snack.

Dogs' Camping Trip Indoor/Outdoor Rug

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Fresh Asparagus Recipes

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

One of the many vegetables that tastes better when its fresh is asparagus. Since this spring vegetable is now in season, we’ve rounded up a few recipes for adding asparagus to your plate this spring, whether you’re hosting an afternoon garden party or evening barbecue; starting with a basic (and versatile) olive oil and Parmesan cheese recipe.

Asparagus

◊ Parmesan Asparagus

What you’ll need
(in addition to the asparagus):

  • 1 part olive oil
  • 2 parts Parmesan cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Combine olive oil and Parmesan cheese in a small bowl. Spread out asparagus on a baking sheet and drizzle with cheese and oil mixture, coating all sides of each stalk.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for about 12 minutes, or until they reach desired tenderness. Serve warm and enjoy!

Cheesy Baked Asparagus

This recipe from Delish combines Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses for a creamy, comfort-food-worthy side dish featuring this spring vegetable.

Roasted Garlic Asparagus

A simple recipe with full flavor and plenty of potential for complementing any dish you serve this season.

Chili Spiced Asparagus

For a little kick, add sherry vinegar and chili powder to your asparagus; EatingWell® tells us how.

Grilled Asparagus Flatbread

Or to put a little twist on tea party finger sandwiches, this asparagus flatbread from Martha Stewart is just the thing.

How are you cooking or roasting asparagus this spring? Share your recipe ideas with us below or on Facebook, and tell us if you try any of the recipes above.

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