Posts belonging to Category 'Recipe'

Baked Egg Cups

Baked Egg Cups, a photo by improvisationalgourmet on Flickr. I had heard about these at the laundromat last summer when a camper was talking about doing this over a campfire. It’s too cold outside to be having a cooking fire, so I just popped them in the oven.   Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. […]

Out of Chocolate Chips, Oh, My!

One of our not-so-healthy, but favorite, treats is the Rice Krispie – Peanut Butter treats with a layer of melted chocolate chips on the top. The recipe is very simple. Ingredients:sugarcorn syruppeanut buttermargarineRice Krispieschocolate chips Over medium heat combine: 1c sugar1c corn syrup Heat until mixture starts to boil (do not boil too long or […]

Brown Bears in the Apple Orchard – My First Dutch Oven Experience!

Well, after careful research and shopping, I decided to purchase a 12′ Lodge Logic Dutch Camp Oven.  I found the best regular price at Farm and Fleet, but it was also on sale there! The recipe I picked from a Northern Iowa Girl Scout Cookbook called for three sliced apples (I cheated and used my […]

Crab Nachos

Crab Nachos Originally uploaded by improvisationalgourmet This was a very tasty dish! I had tried the Crab Nacho Appetizer at Joe’s Crab Shack in West Des Moines, IA. It was so good that I couldn’t stop eating it. I tried to duplicate it at home — with a few improvisations, of course! Layer blue corn […]

Strawberry Pie

Strawberry Pie 4 cups strawberries1 box (four serving size) Jello strawberry sugar-free1 box (four serving size) Jello vanilla sugar-free pudding (not instant – the kind you need to cook)2 cups water Slice strawberries into a pie plate. Combine next three ingredients and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cool slightly. Pour over thestrawberries and refrigerate […]