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    Pork and Kraut

    Here is a simple recipe I have made in camp. In a 12" DO, add: 1-2lbs pork loin strip 1 head or so of garlic 1 large red onion Couple apples, sliced Couple 3 or 4 red potatoes, quartered six pack of nice pale ale or stout Large jar of sauerkraut Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper break up...
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    Anyone brewing? I have two carboys of Porter and one of Cream Ale about ready to keg. We're gonna brew again on 1/31. I have not decided a style or recipe yet. Years ago I made a maple syrup stout; thinking about trying that again. Not sure if I want to brew it from extract, or convert the...
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    simple Quaker Oats meatloaf

    Made the basic Quaker Oats meatloaf last night. For a simple recipe, it has always made a nic meatloaf. I like the ouats instead of bread crumbs. While at it, I thin sliced a large onion, and sliced up some brown mushrooms. Sauteed the onions on high heat till they were half cooked. Sprinkled...
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    What was it like before new world produce?

    What was pizza, and spaghetti like before tomatoe sauce? And corn? Things like tomatoes are new world produce. Italian cooking, which embraced the tomatoe, must have been so much different before new world produce made it to the old world! What new world produce could you not be without...
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    Duck Season is coming

    Duck season is coming... Anyone have recipes for wild duck? We have done ok cooking them in the oven, in a clay pot, with red wine. Last season only made it out a couple times; came home with Mallards and Gadwall.
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    1st place

    but no recipe! at a recent Boy Scout week long resident camp, our Scoutmaster and another Asst Scoutmaster won first place in the camp dutch oven chilli cookoff. Blew the competition away with an all meat chili. They won two years ago too, when we attended the same camp! Working on getting...
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    Dutch Ovens

    Here is some background I have found useful for finding a dutch oven, caring for it, and cooking. First off, I have found Byron's Dutch Oven page to be a great resource. Although I have other cookbooks, I frequently refer to his site for recipes, tips, and hints. There are other sites too; I...
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    Dutch oven lasagna

    I made up a recipe for our "Grump Patrol"(asst scoutmaster patrol) at our Troop campout this weekend at Fallen Leaf Lake, near Lake Tahoe. 1- onion, peeled and diced 1 or 2 - head garlic, de-husked and chopped coarsely 1 - 1lb package Italian sausage 1 - package lasagna noodles 1 - large jar of...
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    Penne With Porcini, Shiitake Mushrooms, Tomatoes

    I am a HUGE Biba fan! She is an AWESOME Sacramento, Ca area chef, restruant owner, author, and cook show host. I made this; really really good:chef: Here is one she did on air with a local TV station: Penne With Porcini, Shiitake Mushrooms, Tomatoes 1 ounce dried porcini mushrooms...
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    Prosciutto and Asparagus Bundles

    Prosciutto and Asparagus Bundles Involtini di Prosciutto e Asparagi Ingredients: 2 pounds medium asparagus 8 thin slices prosciutto (about 6 to 7 ounces) 1/2 to 3/4 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese 3 to 4 tablespoons unsalted butter Directions: Cook asparagus in salted boiling...
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    Beer makes you smarter

    Beer makes you smarter:w00t2: It made Bud weiser:brows:
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    Pancake mix or from scratch?

    Do you make pancakes from mix or scratch? We makes them almost exclusively from scratch. Pancakes made from Rye flour are really good. Or, rye and oat flour mixed. They are really good, with fresh blueberries from the garden mixed in the batter too. We like to use real maple syrup too. It...
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    camerones en salsa verde

    1lb prawns, cleaned, shelled, deveined 1 cup jack cheese, shredded 1 can/jar salsa verde(green salsa Chopped Garlic to taste(I start with 10-12 cloves Place prawns, 1/2 cup cheese, salsa, and garilc in small baking dish. Place in over at 350. Cook till prawns are almost cooked through remove...
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    camerones de Ajos

    1lb medium large shrimp/medium prawns, cleaned, shelled and deveined 1 head garlic, cleaned and chopped coarse 1 bottle Hornitos white tequilla place prawns in a skillet. Sprinkle chopped garlic over prawns. Pout tequilla over prawns and garlic till just barely covered. Let marinate for 15...
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    Nobody has mentioned artichokes

    Anyone out there like artichokes? When I have them, I wonder how anyone figured out how to eat them:whistle: We'll trim them up, spread the leaves a bit, and sprinkle Italian Seasoning on them. Then gently steam them. I used to dip them in Mayo, but now will use a green salsa. They grow them...
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    Onions on the coals

    This is a favorite of mine; I learned about from a guy I used to work with. He takes a couple large onions, and tosses them on top of the coals when he grills on his Weber. Just tosses them on there, lets the outside char. When his other grill stuff is done, he uses an oven mit, and takes the...
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    home made pasta

    Does anyone make thier own pasta? We wore out a pasta machine. We have the pasta adapter for the Kitchen Aide mixer now. We do not do it as often any more. But, fresh made pasta sure is good! We have mostly used the recipes from the booklet that came with the Kitchen Aide. We also found...
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    What's you favorite charcoal?

    What's your favorite charcoal? I have done grilling on the Weber, cooking in Dutch Ovens, and a couple pigs ona big rotisserie. In all the above, when using charcoal, I found that Kingsford gives the longest lasting, most even heat. The regular Kingsford works best. In Scout's, some of...
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    Dutch Ovens camp styl

    Any one else use these? I had never used one, even after all the tons and tons of camping when I was growing up. Finally found out about them when my kid got in to Boy Scouts. We use them all the time on Scout campout. Since joining Scouts and using them, we have two for home and personal...
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    Smothered Chops

    Smothered Chops 4 - large pork chops 1 - Large can stewed tomatoes 1 - Lemon Onion powder Garlic powder Mustard powder Coarse ground black pepper Use a skillet that you can cover. Lay chops out on a plate or in a marinator. Slice lemon, and squeeze juice over chops sprinkle chops with...