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Poison Candy Apples

candy apple recipe

Candy apples are easy to make and you can make them any colour you wish. Here is a sweet and easy recipe for you!

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Wild Violet Recipes

Violets are a wonderful spring delight. The color can be steeped from the flowers by making a simple tea. When you soak the flowers in hot water, the water turns a dark blue color. Add an acid (like lemon juice) and it turns the most incredible violet pink. The change is so dramatic that violets served as litmus tests for early scientists. Take a look:

Making Violet Jam

violet jelly recipe

Violet Jelly

Making violet jelly is a very simple process. It doesn’t have a strong flavor, but the color is a great addition to scones or cookies.

What you need:

  • 3 Cups violet flowers
  • 2 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 pack liquid pectin
  • 6 cups sugar

Place the violets in a bowl and pour the boiling water over them. Allow to steep until the water is a dark blue color.

violet tea

Strain the flowers out and add the lemon juice.

In the pot

Place this mixture on the stove in a pot and add the sugar. Bring to the boil and pour in the pectin. Cook at a rolling boil for 1 minute stirring constantly. Remove from heat and cool a little before pouring into jars.

Jars should be washed and clean before use. Place them in the oven at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes. Boil lids in water for 10 minutes to ensure all bacteria has been killed.

Violet Simple Syrup

  • 4 cups violet blossoms
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice Omit if you want the syrup to be blue)
  • 4 cups sugar

Place the violet blossoms in a non-metal bowl and cover with boiling water. Leave to steep overnight. Drain the water off but don’t squeeze the flowers. Add lemon juice to the violet water until the desired color is achieved. Pour the water into a pot and bring to the boil. Add the sugar and stir until dissolved. Bottle and refrigerate until needed.

Bacon Breakfast Roll Campfire Recipe

Want to be so good at breakfast you never camp alone again? Then this recipe from our book “Food on Fire” will make you the Champion of Breakfasts. If you want to see an extended version with more fillings, see our video here: 



Take half a pack of bacon and lay it down on parchment paper if you are baking in the oven, or foil if it’s going on the fire. Now take the remaining strips and weave them through the pieces on the foil. Go over and under the pieces so you get a perfect bacon weave. Now you can add fillings. In this video we use 4 scrambled eggs, salsa and cheese, but you can add just about anything. I’ve put in peppers, fried potatoes, avocado, onions and even chilies. Whatever catches your fancy goes in your breakfast roll! Once your fillings are in, fold your parchment paper or foil over to close the bacon breakfast roll. Tuck in the loose ends. Wrap in foil and bake for 15 minutes on each side on a campfire or place on a baking tray in the oven at 400F and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

BLT Soup! I Mean, it’s Bacon… In a Soup!

Campfire recipe

You don't want to contribute to food waste and also you hate grocery shopping and throwing money away in your green bin. That's why this BLT soup recipe helps you to use your leafy greens while eating your favorite sandwich... as a friggin soup! Mind. Blown.

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Bacon-Wrapped Onion Ring Campfire Recipe

Campfire cooking recipes

Yup! That just happened! We would give you another reason to look forward this weekend's campfire cookout. This is a side dish that Ron Swanson would approve of. And yes, these bacon wrapped onion rings are every bit as delicious as they look! And the best part is; this campfire recipe could not be easier to make!

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