Thursday, July 31, 2008

foil dinners

My husband is the Scout Master of the 12-14 year olds in our ward. This weekend is a camp-out which led to talking about foil dinner possibilities. Which led to trying out foil dinner possibilities. I have never made a pasta dish in a foil dinner and Jeffrey wondered if we could make lasagna in the foil. So we started with a 'skillet lasagna' recipe that had already worked out the water to noodle ration. Divided it by 4 and made 4 dinners. One went in the freezer for Saturday lunch and the rest onto the grill. Directly onto the coals. For 30 minutes. As you can tell they don't look like lasagna, and they taste like goulash but they are eating it so it was a success. The plan was to put ricotta cheese on top after cooking but they didn't remember it and it's fine with out it.

We also did 4 different kinds of appls for dessert. Gala, Granny Smith, and Pink Lady. I treated them all with lemon juice and then put 1 1/2 T. brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon on them. Baked them for 20 minutes on the grill.
taste test results:
  • 3 votes for the Granny Smith even though it was a bit overcooked and looked like applesauce.
  • 1 vote for Yellow Delicious
  • 1 tester declined to taste any of them (Ralphy is 6)
Next time we would distribute the sugar and cinnamon more evenly; maybe toss the apple in a bowl with the sugar and cinnamon.

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