Ten Outdoor Cooking Ideas for July 4th

Looking for some fabulous ideas for cooking outdoors on the Fourth of July?  We’ve got you covered!  Here’s some great tasting, great looking, and fun-to-make delicious food that that will fit right in with all the festivities that are going on that day!

QOTM: How Do You Cook Outdoors For a Large Group?

Dutch Oven John Wayne Beans

I have really been out of it.  I love hearing your responses to our Question of the Month, but it’s been awhile since I sent something out.   Recently, I sent an email to my email newsletter group asking what their one biggest outdoor cooking challenge was right then.  I got some great responses, but the one question that …

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Bloomin’ Onion Dutch Oven Bread

Bloomin' Onion Dutch Oven Bread

Once in awhile you come across a recipe that is so darn delicious that it becomes a family favorite, one that everyone loves.  The Bloomin’ Onion Bread from The Girl Who Ate Everything is one of those recipes.  I decided to try it in my Dutch oven outdoors and the results were fabulous.

Dutch Oven French Onion Soup with Smoked Beef

Do you like French Onion Soup?  The delicious onion flavor, the Swiss cheese, the French bread!  Mmmm!  So I decided to try an outdoors version with a few different twists and the result was delicious.

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QOTM: How Do You Cook a Turkey Outdoors?

Turkey on the Grill

It’s time for another Question of the Month.  Things got super busy and we were out of town for a trip to Yellowstone (great time of year to go, by they way) and I just plain forgot last month. But all is ok, and we still have time for the answers to this month’s question …

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Thai Chicken Soup – An Exotic Dutch Oven Dish

Thai Chicken Soup

I’m not sure why, but I decided to try a pretty exotic dish last week.  It’s not my normal fare for cooking outdoors, but I saw this recipe for Thai Chicken Stew from  Three Many Cooks and decided to give it a try.  The results were delicious.  Getting there was the challenge.

Decadent Dutch Oven Chocolate Caramel Brownies

I have this dream about making a dish so scrumptious that I can cook on a camping trip and almost no one will believe that I made something so fabulous. I think I might have found that dish. Double chocolate caramel brownies in a Dutch oven. Oh. my.

Grilled Smoked Planked Monterey Chicken

I was looking around on some of my favorite food blogs for something fabulous to tweak and cook outside. I came across this delicious looking chicken dish on The Girl Who Ate Everything. Chicken, bacon, cheese, it sounded great. So I took off trying to give it my own outdoor cooking twist and ended up with …

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