Over the summer on our family RV adventure to the Great Smoky Mountains, my family and I encountered some long driving days, a bit of torrential rain and wind. Then, to top it off, the hot and humid summer pushed us to our limit a few times. Those situations madeContinue Reading

Chicken fried chicken is the ultimate comfort food. Tender, juicy and crisp chicken breasts seared in a cast iron skillet just until golden brown. To top off that crisp piece of chicken is a thick and creamy, slightly peppered white gravy. Your friends and family who eat this meal willContinue Reading

Packed full of flavor and one simple recipe to make. This cast iron chicken paillard meal come together in under 30 minutes. A fantastic weeknight meal or one to enjoy out on the patio with friends and family. Paillard means to flatten. Use this traditional French cooking technique with chicken, beef,Continue Reading

Pesto is an ingredient that adds so much flavor to a dish it’s unbelievable. What’s fantastic about this recipe is that it can be a made in under an hour. From the time your campfire is ready to cook over or you home grill is prepped and ready, I’ve madeContinue Reading

Cooking food over a fire not only perfumes the food with incredible smoke flavor it also develops beautiful color while searing away on the hot metal while it cooks. Having a multi functioning piece of equipment is key to grilling, searing, and keeping food warm. Having accessories like dutch ovens,Continue Reading

This Arroz con Pollo recipe is a family favorite when we travel but we have also loved cooking it in the Lodge Cook-It-All. It is A-MAZING! You can use wood, lump charcoal or charcoal briquettes as your fuel source. I have used it in my oven, if you do justContinue Reading