Dutch oven cooking

A Dutch Oven Cooking Primer, Part 2: Cooking Tips & Recipes

  There are several tools you will need to begin cooking in your Dutch oven. Lid lifter and/or long-handled tongue and groove pliers Gloves 16” or longer tongs Charcoal chimney starter (optional but almost a must-have) Newspaper and/or lighter fluid Matches Long handled spoon Charcoal Vegetable oil and applying clothes or paper towels Bricks for lid cooking When cooking in your Dutch oven it must be on a flat surface clear of dried weeds, grass, etc.  This is where a …

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A Dutch Oven Cooking Primer, Part 1

By Archie and Linda Dixon, authors of Just Dutch It! Have you ever wondered how you would cook when there is no gas or electricity for any length of time? There is a real possibility that this could happen. For instance, ice storms can take out power lines for weeks.  Tornadoes do the same, and earthquakes break natural gas and electrical lines.  Another possibility is a virus in the computer system of your power company. Any of these emergencies could …

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