We all have our favorite comfort foods.  One of mine is meatloaf with mashed potatoes.  There is just something about this dish that brings me back to my childhood and simpler times. Continue reading “Meatloaf”


Campfire Foil Meal

Outdoor CookingIt is officially fall. I’m one happy camper (pun intended).

Now that it is fall a lot of American Heritage Girls troops are planning campouts. I have decided to devote the next couple of Friday posts to camping.

Requirement #14 of the Outdoor Cooking merit badge has the girls create foil meals.  This is one meal that works well for the entire group – regardless of which ages are camping.  I set up an assembly line and allow the girls to prepare their own meal.

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Bell Pepper Casserole

Several years back when I had a garden I grew bell peppers.  The only problem is they never got very big.  I had grand plans of making stuffed bell peppers with them. So I created this dish. It is all the flavor of stuffed bell peppers in a casserole form.

Since then, I have not made true stuffed bell peppers.  This recipe is so much easier, I will never go back.

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