Cookout, cats and cucamelons – what a beautiful day!

What a lovely day today turned out to be! The area we have the picnic table set up for painting is near where the cucamelons are planted. After painting last night, the girls checked them out and spotted baby cucamelons! When I'd checked them earlier, they weren't even blooming. Of course, I had to check … Continue reading Cookout, cats and cucamelons – what a beautiful day!

Foil packet fire pit cooking – not quite as planned!

We had our cookout yesterday, but of course, things didn't work out as planned! To do the foil cooking, knowing it would take a while, I started the fire about an hour earlier than we were expecting our company, to get it burned down to coals before they arrived. Then I found out they weren't … Continue reading Foil packet fire pit cooking – not quite as planned!

Foil packet fire pit cooking: preparations

I am really looking forward to our cookout this afternoon, and have been doing some preparations for things beyond hot dogs and corn dogs. 🙂 I've got 4 foil packets now sitting, ready and waiting, allowing several hours for the seasonings to work their magic. Here is the first one I made up. The base … Continue reading Foil packet fire pit cooking: preparations