Lemonade Party Cake

A tasty, tart summertime cake for the barbeque, recipe courtesy of Betty Crocker.  When I make this again, I think I’ll double the amount of lemonade concentrate and powdered sugar that gets poured over the cake as I wanted more of that flavor and texture when eating it. 1 package lemon cake mix (plus ingredients … Continue reading

Pizza Pasta Salad #2

Bob’s sister Mary and her family are here visiting and we’re having a big barbeque tonight so I thought I’d try out this pasta salad recipe from “All You” magazine on them.  It looks and smells delicious! salt and pepper 1 pound short pasta such as bow ties, shells or penne (I used rotini) 1/4 … Continue reading

Sweet and Sour Chicken

On the last night of camp, we had this for dinner with rice.  I’ll try to record the recipe here but mostly I just kind of felt and tasted my way through this one.  The original recipe came from Bob’s Aunt Nancy (I think!). chicken breasts or thighs (for dinner at camp I used 2 … Continue reading

Easy Baked Beans

We had hamburgers and hot dogs for dinner one night so I adapted this recipe a bit for camping and made it to go along with the burgers and dogs, not sure where the original recipe came from. 2 (16 oz) cans baked beans, drained and rinsed well and carefully 1/4 cup chopped green bell … Continue reading

Campfire Cupcakes

Every night up at camp we had a bedtime treat and one night we made these, they are awesome!  Found this idea online in a couple of different ways so I just modified it to make it easy. 6 oranges box of muffin mix (I used Betty Crocker chocolate chip) plus ingredients needed to make … Continue reading