Fire Pit Basics — Camp Cooking

Mother's Day Recipes for The Ultimate Outdoor Mothers Day Meal

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We’ve put together a full meal that you and the kids can put together in your own backyard. Read on to get the full scoop on the perfect outdoors Mother’s Day meal including the main entree, a special drink for Mom to enjoy and dessert!

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Ultimate BBQ Pizza Sauce Recipe

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Fire Pit Plaza BBQ Pizza Sauce  Ingredients:  3/4 cup ketchup 1/2 cup cider vinegar 2 medium cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon prepared mustard 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon honey a few pinches of salt and pepper  a dash cayenne pepper 1 bay leaf How to prepare:  Combine all wet ingredients in a saucepan followed by dry ingredients and bring to a simmer on a stove over medium-low heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Set aside. Keeps for about a week in the fridge.   We use...

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The Best Grilled Flank Steak

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Yield: 4 to 8 servingsTime: About 1 hour, largely unattended, plus time to preheat the grill 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice2 tablespoons soy sauce or fish sauce (nuoc mam or nam pla, available at Asian markets)2 teaspoon minced garlic1 teaspoon peeled and minced or grated fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon ground ginger1 teaspoon sugarSalt and freshly ground black pepper to taste1 flank steak, 2 to 3 pounds Combine all the seasonings in a shallow bowl or platter and marinate the steak in them for at least 30 minutes (if the marinating time is longer than an hour, refrigerate). Near the...

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Camp Cooking as American Cuisine

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  Camp Cooking as American Cuisine Every so often, food writers will inconclusively muse about whether there is an unmistakable “American cuisine” that can be extrapolated from the folk quilt of immigrant cuisines the United States is otherwise known for. Fast food has been offered, as have a handful of notable American domestications like chow mein and nachos supreme; steak and salad such as it is served on Saturday night at the B.P.O.E.; and salmon and chardonnay, consumed at the golden hour on dude ranches in Sunset magazine. These, along with the expected list of meatloaves, stroganoffs, club sandwiches, patty...

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