Dutch Oven Redux

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Dutch Oven Redux

Hi, y'all!

I have a camping recipe that I love. Use a dutch oven, about 8 charcoals under and about 6 on the lid. The amount of ingredients depends on how much you like each.


  • one can biscuits, jumbo are best
  • 3 or 4 eggs (or the yoke-less kind in little cartons)
  • 1/2 pound or more bacon - or canadian bacon - or turkey bacon
  • grated cheeses: cheddar, mozzarella
  • about 8 oz. fresh mushrooms, sliced or halved
  • sliced olives, maybe
  • sliced sweet onions, maybe
  • sliced tomato, maybe
  • sliced hot peppers, maybe

Actually, anything you like on it. And can be made lower fat, etc. (and is good that way, too.)

Fry the bacon or whatever in the dutch oven lid and set aside. Put the biscuits in the bottom of the dutch oven and press them together. Cover and bake the biscuits about 15 minutes. Then add the remaining ingredients, layering them, cheese on top. Bake until the eggs are set and biscuits look brown around the edges, about 15-25 minutes.

I like to put tobasco sauce on my slices, but I like hot and spicy.

Your reader,
Marilyn Glover
Huntsville, Alabama


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