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Desserts -

There is nothing better in the world than a campfire, fresh cherries, a dutch oven and your kids enjoying the outdoors. As I have grown older I have learned to really appreciate the moments camping with my family because I know they will become less frequent as they get older. I cherish what moments I have left with them because as they begin adulthood I will see less and less of them. Unless I start using Snapchat, then I can look at them all the damn time. Geez, don’t they have anything else to do? Dutch Oven Cherry Cobbler is...

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Other, Za'atar -

Za’atar is a Mediterranean spice mixture typically of dried herbs, sumac, sesame seeds and salt. It is great with pita bread and olive oil, meats and especially on vegetables. This time I wanted to try the Za’atar on a Margherita Flatbread and see how it turned out. How did it turn out you ask? Well after giving the wife and the three teenagers their portions before I could even plate myself a slice they all wanted more. I split my slice for them and went to work on making more. It really was that tasty. This recipe will go into...

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Pasta, Veggie Lotion -

In Idaho right now the temperature is close to reaching 100 degrees. I know when it starts getting that hot I want something cool, tasty, quick to make and has bacon. This bacon ranch pasta salad is so good that you will absolutely come back for seconds. I mean it has bacon right? This pasta salad is so flavorful using Life44 Veggie Lotion (ranch seasoning). I am so happy that we have a dry ranch seasoning where I can actually pronounce all the ingredients. Add some bacon, cheese, olives, peas, mayo (Dukes is my favorite), and pasta and you have a great side...

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Bearded Badass Rub, Beef -

Bearded Badass Beef Rub. Can it get any better? Oh, yes it can. You can use our bearded badass beef rub and make the ultimate, I mean ultimate badass meatloaf. This meatloaf is stuffed with cheese and then bacon is layered on top (yes, I did say bacon) and finally BBQ sauce is added on top of the bacon. This is the what you have been looking for. Let’s all say goodbye to those boring meatloaves from our childhood that was 50% bread and say hello to bacon and cheese.   This meatloaf is pretty easy to make and will...

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El Diablo, Other -

Avocado toast… when did this fruit on bread, that tastes amazing become so controversial? At its humble beginnings, it is only crushed avocado on bread which has been toasted. When or why did restaurants start charging so much for a crushed piece of fruit on toast? Why do so many people pay so much for avocado toast when it is really the single simplest thing you can make at home for less than half the price? Well… I don’t have those answers but I am going to walk you through making this fruit on bread. I honestly felt bad about...

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