Category: Outdoor cooking

  • Steak marinade

    1 t garlic powder 1 T brown sugar 1/2 t ginger 1 T oil 1/2 t pepper 2 T water 1/4 C soy sauce Tenderize steaks with meat tenderizer if desired. Combine above ingredients and marinate overnight. Makes enough for 3 or 4 steaks. From Stevie’s recipe collection…one of the few recipe cards that was…

  • Snowshoe flatbread

    This flatbread is similar to nan, common in Turkey, Iran, and Afghanistan. You can also make it with a higher proportion of whole wheat flour. 2-1/2 C warm water 1 t yeast 1 C whole wheat flour 4-1/2 to 5-1/2 C all purpose flour 1 t salt 1 T sesame seeds Place water in a…

  • Grill or skillet biscuits

    Makes 12 1-3/4 C flour 1 t salt 1 T baking powder 3/4 C butter or shortening 3/4 C milk Combine dry ingredients and cut in shortening until the mixture is crumbly. Warm the milk and stir it in until smooth. The dough should be a little sticky. Turn the dough out onto a floured…

  • Grilled carmelized eggplant

    This serves 2, but I could probably eat the whole thing myself. 1 large eggplant 2 T honey 2 T olive oil 2 T balsamic vinegar 2 cloves of garlic, minced or grated Salt and pepper to taste Cut the stem end off the eggplant. Peel stripes of skin off the long way, so that…

  • Pizza on a boat barbecue

    Eleven years ago, I clipped an article by Nonnie Thompson out of Cruising World magazine, entitled A Passion for Pizza. The author, who cruised with her family aboard a Shannon ketch named Bittersweet, admitted that in the Caribbean, their cruising budget didn’t allow pizza. Since it was too hot to make pizza down below, she…

  • Campfire-grilled salmon

    This also works with halibut (and probably lots of other kinds of fish). Take a big sheet of foil and place a pound of salmon on it. Place lemon slices, onion slices, crushed garlic, tomato slices, or fresh dill sprigs on the fish. Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper. Close up the foil packet.…

  • Campfire-roasted onions

    If you’ve ever eaten a deep-fried “blooming” onion, you’ll find this to be a relatively healthy variation. You can do them in a campfire or use a charcoal barbecue. 2 large sweet onions, such as Walla Walla or Vidalia 8 T brown sugar 1 t ground chipotle pepper (for a spicy version) or Hungarian paprika…