June 26, 2009

Caveman Cookout for the 4th!

The 4th of July is on a Saturday this year. Celebrate with a cookout fit for the modern caveman! The recipes that we've selected are from "Secrets of Caveman Cooking" by Rick Snider. Permission to print granted by Golden West Publishers, 4113 N. Longview, Phoenix, AZ 85014.


  • 2 pounds ground MOOSE
  • 1 pound lean HAMBURGER
  • Seasoning:
    • 2 tbsp. MINCED ONION
    • 2 tbsp. fresh GROUND PEPPER
    • 1 tsp. SOY SAUCE
  1. Preheat gas grill for 10 minutes with burners on high.
  2. Mix meat and seasoning ingredients together in a bowl and make 8 burgers.
  3. Turn burners to medium and place burgers on grill. Close grill lid. Cook 4 minutes per side for rare, 7 minutes for medium and 9 minutes for well done.
  4. Don't forget to toast the buns on the grill!

    • 4 medium POTATOES
    • 1 cup CORN FLAKES
    • 1/2 cup BUTTER, melter
    • SALT and PEPPER, to taste
    1. Preheat gas grill for 10 minutes with burners on high.
    2. Wash potatoes in cold water. After drying, cut lengthwise into eights. That means cut them in halves, then in halves again and again.
    3. Finely crunch corn flakes and mix with melted butter.
    4. Place potatoes in a large plastic bag. Pour in corn flake mixture and shake vigorously until all potatoes are coated.
    5. Turn burners to low on one side of grill. Place potatoes over the lower heat. Close grill lid. Cook for 20 minutes, then flip with spatula. Cook for another 20 minutes.
    6. Season with salt and pepper.