Cast iron is the icon of outdoor cooking. Whether over a campfire or camp stove, it’s the cookware of choice! But cast iron skillets and dutch ovens are one of the most preferred cooking vessels amongst acclaimed chefs and homemakers However, though it’s tough as steel, there are some things you should not do to cast iron for a variety of reasons.
Dutch oven camping recipes are all the rage now because they’re simply delicious and cleanup is a breeze. Plus, campfire cooking is a fairly easy way to prepare meals without having to pack a whole bunch of other pots and pans. All you need is a large cast iron dutch oven pot, recipe ingredients and a hot bed of coals to cook these one pot wonders over. These dutch oven recipes for camping are sure to please even the pickiest of camper appetites!
Cast iron skillet recipes are the way to go for camping, cooking over a campfire, indoor or outdoor stove or even in your own oven! I mean, who doesn’t love one pot meals!? Cooking with cast iron is a popular way of preparing amazing meals away or at home! Whichever cooking method you choose, these delicious cast iron skillet recipes will be a hit amongst your campers, guests and even your friends and family!
There’s nothing like waking up on a brisk morning with the smell of bacon frying in a cast iron skillet over a campfire. Well, yes there is…eating it! For many years, cast iron has gotten a bad rap for being toxic and unhealthy. However, I’m here to bust that myth and show you why cooking on cast iron is far from those ficticious lies! Here’s why campers actually prefer cast iron cookware for all of their campfire cooking.
There’s nothing better than making pie iron recipes over the campfire. What better than to make your own hot pockets with tried and true campfire meal recipes and desserts. Also known as mountain pies, pudgy pies, hot pockets, toaster strudel, hobo pies and campfire pies, these easy-to-make delights have one thing in common. They all are made in a cast iron pie iron.
New England Boiled Dinner is a hugely popular soup dish that warms the tummy and the heart. And while it’s a winter meal favorite of Bostonians and Mainers, this hearty soup will become yours too! Why? Because while this bubbles and squeak recipe holds very basic ingredients of potatoes, carrots, cabbage, ham and bacon, there’s other variations to make it your own! It’s great for home, hearth or even campfire!
There’s nothing more euphoric than the smell of bacon and eggs frying in a cast iron pan over a campfire on a cool, crisp Autumn morning. Watching pancakes being poured onto the griddle completes the perfect Norman Rockwell camping scene. But you’re going to need some campfire cooking gear and outdoor grilling tools.