MAD (Mindie, Adam, Alex, David) Family Fun is the result of friends and family asking "How do you find so much fun stuff to do?" So, I decided to share with everyone! There are no BIG secrets involved, I promise. I just have a knack for finding fun and now I want to share it with you!

MAD Family Fun is a place to find activities, events and ideas to have more fun with your family. Enjoy!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Campout Cooking

Saturday is almost here and that means the Great American Backyard Campout!!! Since it is Art Wednesday, I thought we would cover the "art" of cooking. So here are some easy, kid friendly eats for your camp out. Remember the Internet your friend, a quick Google search will bring you TONS of recipes.

Grilled Peanut Butter Sandwiches
Recipe Ingredients:
  • jar of peanut butter
  • bread (not too scrunched)
  • butter or oil
Cooking instructions:
Spread peanut butter on one piece of bread and put another slice on top to make a sandwich. Butter the outsides and cook on skillet till golden brown. Flip and do same to other side.

Mini Pizzas
Recipe Ingredients:
  • Pizza sauce
  • One or two packages of english muffins (2 muffins per person = 4 mini pizzas)
  • Package of shredded pizza cheeses
  • Package or two of pepperoni slices (four or five slices per pizza)
Cooking instructions:
Heat grill on camp stove and coat with a light amount of butter or cooking oil. Cut english muffins in half and lightly grill inside surfaces. Turn muffins halves over, add pizza sauce, pepperoni and shredded cheese. Leave on grill until cheese is melted and then serve.
Walking Tacos
Recipe Ingredients:
  • Small bags of tortilla chips (crushed)
  • taco meat (pre-cooked)
  • Shredded cheese
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato
  • Salsa
  • Sour cream
Cooking instructions:
Mix everything in tortilla bag and enjoy.

S'MORES (can't forget these!!!)
Recipe Ingredients:
  • Chocolate
  • Marshmallows
  • Graham crackers
Cooking instructions:
Put chocolate on graham crackers at edge of fire to melt while you toast the marshmallow. Stack it all up and eat!!

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