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How do you clean a dutch oven outdoors. . .

admin/ February 22, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 12 comments

When we are camping and having a great time, the last thing you or I want to do is clean a bunch of pots! Once your award-winning cobbler or famous stew has been eaten by all your buddies, it is time to get things cleaned up. How do I clean my Dutch oven? At this time we are usually all

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How do I get the lid off of my Dutch oven when its Hot?

admin/ February 18, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

When cooking with an outdoor Dutch oven, you may need to check on your dinner to make sure it is cooking evenly. Taking a heavy lid off a Dutch oven can get cumbersome, especially when it is hot.  If you are not careful you could tip embers from the charcoal that is sitting on top of your oven into your

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Sooo…Where Do I Put This HOT Lid?

admin/ February 6, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

When I took my Lodge Cast Iron Dutch Oven out for the first time. . . all went great until I had to take the lid off the Dutch oven. I needed to check to see if the cake I was baking was finished or not. Out at a campsite with dirt all around, I took the lid off the

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I’m Old School When Starting Charcoal

admin/ February 3, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 2 comments

The way I start charcoal outside while getting my dutch oven ready for cooking… I use of a charcoal chimney to start my charcoal. You can buy on an any hardware store or Amazon. Rip open the charcoal bag at the top and pour the charcoal into the chimney. You will want to put some paper or other flammable item

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Dutch Oven Cooking with Charcoal

admin/ January 25, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 2 comments

When cooking outdoors weather it be camping or in the back yard the type of charcoal you use is determined by what kind of cooking you will be doing. If you are only useing the charcoal for heating a Dutch oven, you can use the quick light charcoal.  It catches fire quickly, so you can start cooking faster. Here are

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Dutch Oven for Outdoor Cooking

admin/ January 3, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

The first time I had seen a Dutch oven was… when I went camping with some friends and they brought out a Cast Iron Dutch oven. I was thinking, what are they going to do with that? After dinner, we were all sitting around the fire and a friend started heating up some charcoal. I watched as they made the

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