Dinner Under the Stars
Dinner by Firelight Under a Starry Sky
With longer nights and shorter days, everyday activities enjoyed in the moonlight add a new aspect of fun and adventure. A simple dinner cooked in your backyard, heated by burning logs in the brass fire pit becomes an outdoor, starlight feast. Of course, the menu is really not so fancy since in this instance, simple and easy adds to the experience. However that does not mean what you cook up is tasteless and boring and it seems that whatever you eat outdoors just always tastes better.
So get ready to go on an outdoor cooking adventure filled with flaming fire and taste a juicy, grilled-to-perfection hot dog smothered in mustard. Then for dessert, its those plumply expanding marshmallows toasted to the just-perfect warm, melting point of not too charred, but not too cold. And then, if you choose, that marshmallow can be placed beside a piece of milk (or dark) chocolate and then squished tightly between two crispy graham crackers; thus producing the ever-popular smores!
If that were not enough fun, dont forget that the food is prepared and eaten while you enjoy the ambiance of a dancing fire full of personality for your entertainment. Everyone surely agrees that there is just nothing like sitting by a crackling fire under a starry, moonlit sky enjoying a delicious savory or sweet treat!
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A Brass Fire Pit to Create Your Own Outdoor Adventure
Get your own brass fire pit here so you can enjoy your own backyard adventure during the cool autumn nights to come.
Our Blazing Fire Pit Fire - Click below and watch the flames dance and sparkle . . .
Fire Pit Cooking Provides Something for All Your Senses . . .
- The flickering, dancing fire provides animated enjoyment for your eyes to see as you sit in the glow of the firelight.
- The popping and fizzling fire light provides loud crackling sound to listen to, adding a new dimension to the adventure.
- For touch, you feel the warmth of the fire, which is especially welcoming on a cool, crisp autumn night.
- The aroma of the fire creates a real campfire feeling and completes the outdoor adventure with a smoky warmth found only by an outdoor fire.
- And now for the involvement of your taste buds, when you relish the flavor of the treats you have prepared by the fire. Eating outside creates an appetite which enhances the flavor of everything you eat.
Outdoor Favorites Prepared on an Open Fire - Savory Food and Tasty Treats!Click thumbnail to view full-size
Fire Under the Stars
Do you often enjoy dinner cooked by fire under a starry sky?
Fire Pit Flames Reaching Towards the SkyClick thumbnail to view full-size
Fire Pits from Frontgate - Frontgate Offers a Great Variety of Beautiful Outdoor Furniture
This brass fire pit is just like ours. Frontgate offers several choices, all beautiful additions to any patio.
Magnet Joins the Fun
Magnet, our cat, is always involved in whatever we are doing.
Read Magnet's story in this featured lens all about her.
Looks Like the Cat Enjoyed Her Dinner . . .
Giant Puffy Marshmallows - and the necessary accessories . . .
These are the perfect marshmallows for toasting over an open fire. They do not melt away but turn into a soft mound of gooey, deliciousness! They have a consistency more like wobbly jello. It sounds kind of weird but it makes for less mess but the same great taste and gooey texture.
One Guest Always Present for Our Backyard Events
Ronald McDonald attends every time since he is part of our backyard decor. During the years when we owned our McDonald's Restaurants, we replaced the playland equipment more than once. We got our pick of out-of-date toys and accessories which became permanent conversation pieces at our home.
Here is Ronald McDonald being friendly as always and offering his welcoming, familiar wave to say "Hello!"
All photos in this lens are the property of D. L. Alexander.