Toas-Tite Pie Makers are Back

Toast-Tite – It’s Back Toasted pies, bush pies, or hot sandwiches – no matter what you call them, they are a delicious food creation that has people coming back for more. The Toas-Tite pie iron company started back in the 1940’s. Somewhere along the line, the original company disappeared and their coveted pie makers could […]

Gluten Free Pancakes for Bush Pies

Several of my family and friends are either gluten intolerant or Celiac.  A family favorite campfire food is bush pies. Problem is, one of the main ingredients is bread.  We found that commercial gluten free bread didn’t fit the sandwich makers properly and therefore didn’t seal.  We came up with a work-around, a Gluten Free […]

Bannock Recipe

Most things just taste better cooked over an open fire or that perfect bed of coals – Bannock is one of them. I have fond childhood memories of mixing bannock in a camp cook-set pot until it was the perfect consistency, then carefully winding it around an appropriate stick, and finally buttering and eating it. […]

Dessert Bush Pie Recipe – Black Forest

  One of my most popular posts has been “Bush Pie – The Perfect Camp Food“.  The menu for a strictly “Bush Pie” feast usually includes pizza as the main course followed by some sort of sweet treat – The Dessert Bush Pie.  This past weekend our campfire meal was topped off with a Black […]

Quick Pizza Bush Pie Recipe

Making bush pies by picking individual fillings for a bush pie is a lot of fun.  However if you are looking for the convenience of an ‘all-in-one’ filling this recipe will make bush pies an easy option for camping trips or anytime you come back to camp hungry and wanting a meal NOW. Basic Recipe […]

Bush Pies – The Perfect Camp Food

Bush pies have been a family favorite ever since I was a kid.  Simple in design, “pie irons” allow you to make a toasted sandwich over a campfire by encapsulating the ingredients between two pieces of bread*.  The variety of bush pie ingredients is only limited by the imagination, though we typically make some variation […]

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