Cast Iron Cookin

Old cast iron skillets, dutch ovens, cornbread muffin molds, and cookware are the stuff of legends when it comes to cooking good food. Chances are most of us have a story or two about our grandma’s old cast iron skillet. If we are lucky maybe even a family heirloom or two has been passed down from the kitchen as well. After discovering cast iron I quickly phased out all of my aluminum and non-stick pots and pans. Combine this new found old art of cast iron cooking this a passion for new recopies and you get some amazing mouth watering food! This page is dedicated to sharing my passion in the kitchen along with the magic recipes I come up with from time to time. If you enjoy cooking with cast iron and have some favorite recipes of your own please consider sharing with us! We all love good food! As an artist creativity comes natural in the culinary canvas hidden inside every old cast iron skillet.

If you get hungry then you have to eat 😉 ..when your off the grid that means Cast Iron Cooking! I love to cook. I love to eat. I also love cooking with cast iron so put them all together and what do you get? A small corner of this site is dedicated to the adventurous recipes slowly simmered over time to perfection made with the love that only cast iron cooking could give. Join me as I seek out fresh basil from the garden, the best campfire viddles this side of the homestead, and flavor combinations that are out of this world!

Slow down and enjoy some Cast Iron Cooking Off Grid Recipes

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Power PancakeListen to episode 40 Switching up breakfast!

Stir in all ground / powered spices, vanilla extract, eggs combing all together and then add in your cereal or granola. Slowly mix everything thoroughly and cook on your cast iron skillet like you would a regular pancake. Tip: Use coconut oil as a healthier alternative to butter. Enjoy!

  • Cast Iron Needed: 1 cast iron skillet
  • Ingredients: 2 eggs, 1 cup of granola, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, 1-2 tsp vanilla extract, 1 tsp ginger, fresh ground pepper
  • Servings: Makes 1 good hearty Power Pancake!
  • Note: Spices can be added more or less to taste but be careful not to add too much nutmeg (will give you a stomach ache). Tip: For more POWER in your pancake add 2 tsp powered garlic, 2 tsp of powdered turmeric, and a small dash of clove spice.

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Survivor HashRecipe sent in by Trucker Carl & Maggie

Mix a well balanced amount of potatoes, cabbage, onions, garlic, and whatever fresh vegetables or canned veggies you have on hand into your deep cast iron pan. Stir-fry all of the ingredients with meat and season to taste. Enjoy!

  • Cast Iron Needed: 1 deep cast iron skillet
  • Ingredients: vegetables, your choice of hamburger, chicken, turkey, or etc, spices
  • Servings: One skillet makes 4 BIG servings!
  • Note: Can also be served with fresh cornbread from the same deep dish skillet pan.

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Cowboy PizzaListen to episode 59 COWBOY PIZZA on the Rocket Stove!

Fire up the Rocket Stove or your grill. Set your pizza out to thaw. Chop up your veggies. Cook your sausage, turkey dogs, or hot dogs along with the beans in a cast iron skillet. Add whatever spices you want to “spice it up”. Stir in onions and other fresh vegetables toward the end for a nice crunch! Cut the now thawed pizza into (4) large slices. Carefully add the cooked sausage and beans to the pizza. Using a spatula place one slice at a time in your hot skillet. place a lid over your cast iron skillet and cook each piece till golden brown and enjoy!

  • Cast Iron Needed: 1 deep cast iron skillet
  • Ingredients: 1 pizza, sausage / turkey dogs/ hot dogs, spices, vegetables, spices
  • Servings: One skillet makes 4 good sized servings!
  • Note: Can also be served with fresh cornbread from the same deep dish skillet pan.

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April 11th, 2015 by Off The Grid