French cuisine has long been held in high regard for being both of superior quality and of richness in flavor, particularly when it comes to butter.

Examples of French influence that has made their way into outdoor cooking include tart tartin, rich sauces, meat cooking methods including larding and barding, along with baked items like cream puffs.

Grilled Lobster

Lobsters can easily be cooked over charcoal on a grill to create a tender and flavorsome main to an outdoor…

by Harry Soo

Beef Shank Casserole

A one-pot meal, Beef Shank Casserole, is a savory and comforting mixture of beef shank, root vegetables, and fresh herbs.…

by Tim Scheer

Turkey Cordon Bleu

For many folks, their first “fancy” cooking venture was Chicken Cordon Bleu. Although the Turkey Cordon Bleu recipe takes a few…

by Tiffany Haugen

Cream Puffs

Yes, you can actually cook cream puffs in a Dutch oven! They are as good or better than what you…

by Mamma Boyers

Chantilly Cream

This is a great example of a ridiculously easy recipe having a fancy French name, Chantilly Cream, and everyone thinking…

by Ash Hodgson

Beef Bourguignon

If you are looking for a hearty stew on your next camping trip, don’t look past this traditional French Beef…

by Saffron Hodgson