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Savoring the Great Outdoors: 5 Charcoal Grill Meals for Your Log Cabin Retreat


Welcome to Bigfoot's Log Cabin, where the tranquility of nature and the delicious aroma of grilled food blend seamlessly. Nestled in the woods, your log cabin retreat offers the perfect opportunity to channel your inner grillmaster. In this blog, we'll explore five mouthwatering charcoal grill recipes that will turn your cabin getaway into a culinary adventure.

1. Grilled Steak and Potato Skewers:

Ingredients:


- 1 1/2 pounds of sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes

- 4 medium-sized potatoes, diced

- 1 red bell pepper, cut into chunks

- 1 red onion, cut into chunks

- 1/4 cup olive oil

- 2 cloves garlic, minced

- Salt and pepper to taste

- Skewers


Instructions:

1. Marinate the steak in olive oil, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.

2. Thread the marinated steak, potatoes, bell pepper, and onion onto skewers.

3. Grill over charcoal until the steak is cooked to your desired doneness and the potatoes are tender.


2. Campfire Grilled Pizza:


Ingredients:

- Pizza dough (store-bought or homemade)

- Tomato sauce

- Mozzarella cheese

- Toppings of your choice (e.g., pepperoni, mushrooms, bell peppers)

- Olive oil

Instructions:

1. Roll out the pizza dough into individual-sized crusts.

2. Brush the dough with olive oil.

3. Place the dough directly on the grill grates over the charcoal.

4. Cook for a few minutes, flip, and add sauce, cheese, and your favorite toppings.

5. Cover the grill until the cheese melts and the crust is golden brown.


3. BBQ Chicken Drumsticks:


Ingredients:

- 10 chicken drumsticks

- 1 cup barbecue sauce

- 2 tablespoons olive oil

- Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

1. Marinate the chicken drumsticks in a mixture of barbecue sauce, olive oil, salt, and pepper.

2. Grill the drumsticks over charcoal until the skin is crispy and the chicken is fully cooked.


4. Grilled Shrimp Skewers:


Ingredients:

- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

- 1/4 cup olive oil

- 2 cloves garlic, minced

- Juice of 1 lemon

- 1 teaspoon paprika

- Salt and pepper to taste

- Skewers

Instructions:

1. Marinate the shrimp in olive oil, minced garlic, lemon juice, paprika, salt, and pepper.

2. Thread the shrimp onto skewers.

3. Grill over charcoal for 2-3 minutes per side or until they turn pink and opaque.


5. Veggie Foil Packets:


Ingredients:

- Assorted vegetables (e.g., bell peppers, zucchini, onions, mushrooms)

- Olive oil

- Garlic powder

- Salt and pepper

- Aluminum foil

Instructions:

1. Chop the vegetables and toss them with olive oil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

2. Divide the mixture among several sheets of aluminum foil.

3. Seal the foil packets tightly.

4. Grill over charcoal until the veggies are tender.


These five charcoal grill recipes will elevate your Bigfoot's Log Cabin experience to a whole new level. Whether you prefer juicy steaks, flavorful pizza, or succulent seafood, you can enjoy a variety of delicious meals while surrounded by the beauty of the great outdoors. So, fire up your grill and savor the flavors of your cabin retreat!

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