I started this blog as a place to share my thoughts, technical knowledge, tips and tricks and just a place to keep information that is important to me. I have several things that I’m interested in my family, software development, crafts, camping, cooking, baking and scouting just to name a few. In the past when… Continue reading A New Focus
Yesterday I received a 13 LARGE tomatoes. There is now way that my family could eat all of these before they spoiled. Plus Scott had cooked a large batch of dried pinto beans. So I decided that I could make chili. To save space in the freezer I decided to can the chili. I… Continue reading Canning Chili with Beans
In my fridge this morning I had 2 baked potatoes that I either had to use or throw away. So what could I make with them? I figured I had enough ingredients in the house to make make some kind of omelet & fried potatoes. Then I remembered a friend told me that they make… Continue reading Hash brown Omelets in a Demarle pan.
This is one of my family’s favorite desserts. I not only make it in the Dutch when we go camping but I also make this in a cake pan at home. 3 16 oz cans of Pineapple (chucks or Tidbits) 1 box yellow cake mix 1 stick of butter extra pineapple juice (optional) Line… Continue reading Pineapple Dump Cake
I took the kids camping and had “heard” that you can cook bacon and eggs in a paper bag over a campfire. I thought that this would be fun to do with the kids for breakfast. The kids thought it was cool and we had a good breakfast. To do this line the bottom of… Continue reading Cooking Bacon and Eggs in a Paper Bag