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Old 04-12-2003, 08:10 AM   #21
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frying in the pie maker? wow, what a great idea. Thanks for joining up and adding the recipe, Laura. (cute avatar too, Laura)



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Old 04-13-2003, 10:56 PM   #22
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Cool!

Ooo, Laura, what a great idea! A breakfast sandwich over the open fire. Yum! I want to go camping NOW!

Welcome to the group, too!

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Old 05-24-2003, 02:14 PM   #23
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I need a picture

Does anyone have a pic or can make & post a pic for me. I have no idea what this pie maker thing is. I've lived a sheltered life.. hoho ho



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Old 05-24-2003, 03:52 PM   #24
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Dene ... here's a pix of a cast iron pie iron.

<img src=http://www.tjgeneralstore.com/pie_iron.jpg/>



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Old 05-24-2003, 07:21 PM   #25
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Thanks

Thank your Charles for the picture. I don't know where I have been all these years to have missed this little critter but I'm on the look out now to find one and give some of these good sounding recipes a try. We live out in the country and from time to time have to light off a burn pile of dead tree limbs so I can have a cookout without leaving home just about any time. I can practice here and if it isn't fit to eat we have dogs. They like my cooking...:lol



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Old 05-24-2003, 08:28 PM   #26
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Dene, my pie-servers or pie-irons are round and are metal instead of cast iron. Camping supply stores usually carry them.

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Old 05-25-2003, 08:29 AM   #27
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Pie Iron Resources

We used to use pie irons a lot when the kids were little. Then they discovered baseball. After spending 4 nights a week at the baseball diamond, there was little time left for camping, so we took a vacation from camping for about 10 years.

Just recently got back into camping, with a Scamp instead of a Pop-up.

Have found a few resources for recipes for Pie irons. Did a search for "pie iron recipes" in IE6 and got the following page:

http://search.msn.com/results.aspx?srch=10...ie+Iron+Recipes

Some of the goodies:

http://www.greatcamps.com/recipes.htm

http://www.romeindustries.com/recipes.html

Good Eat'n



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Old 05-26-2003, 09:28 AM   #28
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My gosh, Dave, thanks! I never even thought to do a search on in the Internet. Duh! :r I bookmarked everyone of those recipe sites. We are going to have good eatin' on our two week trip in June. Thanks again!

Nancy



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Old 08-12-2008, 07:50 AM   #29
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We camped with these pie irons all during my childhood, never going beyond the standard pie filling recipe. Now that I'm on my own, I'm looking for variations on the theme. My newest idea is a take on a crepe I had at the Mall of America this spring--bananas and Nutella (that amazing chocolate-hazelnut spread). Can't wait to try it.
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Old 08-12-2008, 09:15 PM   #30
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This is a great website: http://www.pieiron.com/ Lots of information and recipes.
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Old 08-13-2008, 05:58 AM   #31
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Another idea for pie iron desserts is to use slices of store bought angel food cake rather than bread. Yummy!

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Old 08-13-2008, 01:18 PM   #32
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they still sell them. I use it a lot to make campfire apple pie.

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I'm not sure if anyone else still has these things around but we have (from 30 years ago) these two pie-makers. One is supposed to put white bread in one side, add pie filling, top with bread and close it shut. Then the whole thing (which has a long handle) cooks over a campfire. It turns out like a toasty turnover.

My questions is: Has anyone tried anything different with these pie-makers? I was thinking of trying refrigerated biscuit dough in them to see if that would make them even better. It might make a complete mess, though.

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Old 08-13-2008, 08:47 PM   #33
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Used ours this past weekend for when the kids wanted "Pizza" for lunch...

We used:

Hamburger Buns

Jar Pizza Sauce (Ragu) - 1 spoon full per side

4 slices of Pepperoni per pizza

Shredded Mozzarella Cheese (not too much or it mushes out and burns in the iron)

We found that 2-3 minutes per side worked best...not over cooked, not under cooked (first one we did we kept in too long and it burnt...but the kids ate it anyway!! It IS PIZZA remember!)

My 8 year old Nephew had 3 of these...he's a VERY fussy eater

My 12 year old Nephew had 4...even a few bites of the burnt one because he liked it sooo much!!

My 11 year old Niece only had 1...Why? Because there were only 2 packages of buns!! She had a grilled cheese after....which she said was good, but not as good as the "Pizza"!
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Old 08-14-2008, 01:20 PM   #34
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I never bothered cutting the edges off - they just burn off or once crisped can be broken off easily.

OMG the angel food cake idea sounds amazing!!

I have an older iron but new ones are also sold on www.sportsmansguide.com, RV places and MEC.
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Another idea for pie iron desserts is to use slices of store bought angel food cake rather than bread. Yummy!

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My favorite thing these days is grilled angelfood cake (yes, on a grill). It sounds like the same concept. Yum, indeed.
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Old 02-16-2009, 06:02 PM   #36
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Don't skimp. Next time you do a pizza sandwich, use a whole slice of mozzarella slice and load up on the pepperoni. No cutting into pepperoni slices allowed for better enjoyment. Also don't use alum type irons.
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Old 02-18-2009, 02:41 PM   #37
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http://www.pieiron.com/

I googled pie iron and found this link.

Enjoy
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http://www.pieiron.com/

I googled pie iron and found this link.

Enjoy
Oh, I'm in trouble. I can purchase one 4.7 miles from my home!
Now to copy all the yummy recipes members have posted
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Old 02-19-2009, 11:02 AM   #39
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Oh, I'm in trouble. I can purchase one 4.7 miles from my home!
Now to copy all the yummy recipes members have posted

http://www.campchef.com/search.html?request=pie+iron

You can even send it to your house!
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Old 02-19-2009, 02:51 PM   #40
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Okay, these things are only like $15-$20, I am so going to get me one! I like the smaller round one as I will be alone out there. Sounds like a great way to use up all kinds of left overs in a unique way!!
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