If you live in the Midwest, it’s probably quite likely that you spent your summer barbecuing on the grill and roasting marshmallows over a bonfire. There’s just something so fun about cooking over an open flame! It’s too chilly to cook outside now, so why not bring the fun indoors! If you have a wood burning fireplace, you can utilize it this winter to make some tasty recipes to keep you warm! The team here at Doctor Flue has compiled some of our favorite fireplace recipes.
- Roasted Chestnuts – Everyone hears about roasting chestnuts on an open fire, but not many people have actually done it! This recipe explains how to safely roast chestnuts on the fire without having them dangerously pop open. We recommend dipping the roasted chestnuts in butter and cinnamon for a sweet treat!
- Baked Apples – This yummy dessert is easy to whip together on a chilly night and cook in the embers of your fire. Simply core the apple, fill it with goodies, wrap in in foil, and place in the fire! Not only do baked apples make your home smell wonderful, but they’re also very tasty with a side of vanilla ice cream!
- Blueberry Cobbler – Satisfy your sweet tooth with this fire-cooked blueberry cobbler. Fill an aluminum baking pan with fresh or frozen blueberries, sugar, and flour, and top with a can of refrigerated biscuits. Cook over the flames on a raised fireplace grill.
To learn more about cooking in your fireplace, view this article about common fireplace cooking methods.
What are your favorite fireplace recipes? Share your ideas in the comments below!
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