Transport your dutch oven in a cardboard box, a wooden crate, or in a carrying case to protect it from damage. Oven sizes oven capacity 8inch 2 quarts 10inch 4 quarts 12inch shallow 6 quarts 12inch deep 8 quarts 14inch shallow 8 quarts 14inch deep 10 quarts 16inch 12 quarts. Maybe not as essential as the first two, but if you are cooking at home or at the park or somewhere else where you wont be able to put charcoal in the ground like in a fire pit, then you need somewhere to have the charcoal and put your oven on top. There is another, fun way to cook outdoors with a dutch oven, using preheated charcoal briquettes. This warm cobbler is one of our favorite ways to end a busy day of fishing, hiking, swimming or rafting.
Well, wait, read some of the stuff below so you know what you may need to work with the ovens besides cooking ingredients. Adventist youth honors answer bookrecreationdutch oven. Dutch oven cooking helpers guide university of idaho extension. Be sure to spray all interior surfaces including the underside of the lid. Most of the time, you will use a lid with your dutch oven. For heat on the top, its diameter in inches plus three. See more ideas about dutch oven cooking, oven cooking and cooking. Many dutch oven bread recipes also have the advantage of being noknead. Cast iron dutch ovenhaving different sizes in ovens allows you to cook different dutch oven camping recipes at one time.
Smore sticks though we know you can just use a branch. All recipes use one of two dutch oven techniques, cooking with your dutch oven or cooking in it. Ct june 11, 2014 come out to 7cs winery on saturday to learn more about cooking in a dutch oven. A 10 inch cast iron dutch oven is great for small dish recipes and is also perfect when stack cooking charcoal dutch oven recipes. In 1704 a man by the name of abraham darby traveled from england to. Dutch oven cooking is a special activity that can be enjoyed by all. Traditionally loved for long, slow cooking of roasts and stews, dutch ovens are flexible enough to bake cakes and breads, boil sauces, braise meats and even flashcook entire meals in record time. Heat is well diffused over the entire mass of the oven for even cooking without burning.
Campfire bean n ham soup these are the best beans and ham youll ever tastebar none. All very interesting but grandma doesnt go camping anymore and you have no idea how to. Stay tuned for the next edition of dutch ovens 101. We are proud to offer you a wide selection of products that are sure to give you a lifetime of enjoyment. All dutch oven cooking tools and accessories made in the usa. The traditional indoor style do and the outdoor style camp oven. If i want to cook with a dutch oven, i think using a tripod is the way to go.
This pot roast recipe is a great way to get started with dutch. Dutch oven cooking 101 missouri department of conservation. Enter the guys in white hats the international dutch oven society. Lay a single paper towel flat in the bottom of the oven. Complete with illustrated guides and great recipes.
Dutch ovens choosing and buying the right dutch oven the. Jul 05, 2016 for cooking in the woods, you need a castiron camp dutch oven like the ones made by lodgewith little feet and a rimmed lid for holding hot coals. Of course you can also use a fire pit or heavy flat piece of metal like we show in our pictures. The lid needs to have a lip or ridge around its outer edge. We simply dont use dutch ovens and other camp cookware often enough to get really good with them. Lodge 14 10 qt cast iron deep camp dutch oven, l14dco3. If you are just starting out and want a dutch oven, buy a 12 inch lodge cast iron dutch oven and you will have a high quality, versatile, camping tool that will serve you well end of story, go start cooking. Do you know how to use each to create mouth watering camp meals.
Dutch oven cooking is easy and its a alternative source of cooking for everyone in the heat of the summer. At my home, the cast iron skillet never leaves the stove top. This recipe collection has been sold to you for your own private use. Use this 2quart, 8inch dutch oven for your family favorite recipes.
To lower the temperature 25 degrees should your dutch oven be cooking. Tripods are light and easy to transport, are easy to set up and allow you to hang your dutch oven over any fire for ease of cooking. Jun 04, 2012 the modern dutch oven is designed to be used both on the stove top and in a modern oven. For cooking in the woods, you need a castiron camp dutch oven like the ones made by lodgewith little feet and a rimmed lid for holding hot coals.
A dutch oven gathering of food, friends and outdoor cooking gear. The origin of the name, dutch oven, is uncertain but ragsdale suggests a few theories. In the second method, food is placed in a second dish and this dish is then placed onto a trivet in the bottom of the dutch oven. Lodge 14 10quart cast iron deep camp dutch oven, l14dco3. If youre like me, trying to come up with ideas for camping food can be daunting if you want to move past hamburgers, hot dogs and pop tarts for your campsite. See more ideas about dutch oven cooking, oven cooking and dutch oven. The following pages contain recipes for just getting started camp oven.
Handcrafted dutch oven cooking tools and accessories. Page 1 of 6 dutch oven cooking 101 the basics plano. Following is a chart that outlines oven sizes and their capacities. Our catalog contains quality lodge and maca cast iron dutch ovens and fine gsi aluminum dutch ovens. The traditional indoor do functions as a baking pot or roaster and is designed to be used within a larger gas.
The thick cast construction of the dutch oven makes it fairly heavy, but gives it high tolerance to heat and abuse. Lodge cast iron cookbook camp dutch oven cooking 101. The traditional indoor style do and the outdoor style camp. Dutch oven cooking allows you to prepare the heartiest meals that are only achieved with cast iron cookware. Lodge cb101 cookbook, camp dutch oven cooking 101 on. Check out this recipe and guide from king arthur flour. The tight fitting lid inhibits evaporation, keeping food moist as it cooks.
To the uninitiated the dutch oven is nothing more than a big heavy black pot, but to those in the know it is a wondrous tool that opens up a world of outdoor cooking possibilities. In fact, the dutch oven became popular enough that the international dutch oven society formed in 1984 and utah made the dutch oven the cook pot of the state in 1997. What we discovered was a group of very dedicated dutch oven cookers i later found out that the store invited them over to demonstrate cooking on cast iron. For example, if your camp dutch oven is 10 in diameter, you would use 7 briquettes under it and on top. Three short legs which allows the oven to be above the ground to allow the circulation of air onto the coals. And if you thought dutch ovens were just for camping, think again, they can be used in the backyard or for any meal of the week.
Use this 4quart, 10inch cast iron dutch oven for your familys favorite recipes. With that goal in mind, the emphasis will be on how to cook with and take care of a dutch oven, and on how to successfully cook breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert in this versatile appliance. This dutch oven cooking book is intended for boy scouts 11 years of age and up to use in making a few simple camp meals. With that goal in mind, the emphasis will be on how to cook with and take care of a dutch oven, and on how to successfully cook breakfast. Demonstrate how to properly store a dutch oven for a short term and long term. Use it for cooking a whole turkey or a couple of chickens.
Bayou classic 7420 20 quart seasoned cast iron cooker dutch oven with basket. A pot hook will keep your hands out of the fire and. This means it is easy to adjust the height required for cooking by spreading the legs wider and it is also possible to use over just about any campfire. I think this tripod is a good model as, hence the name, it has long legs. Best of all, each piece of our cast iron cookware comes preseasoned with our true seasoned finish. Dutch oven helpers guide bul940 pdf pdf dutch oven cooking unit 2 challenges cooks to explore onedish meals, breakfasts and cooking on the lid. This group has solutions, in the form of educational programs that make camp cooking all but foolproof. Besides the obvious soups and stews, a dutch oven aficionado can roast meats, bake breads, and even craft fairly complex desserts. A step by step primer on outdoor camp oven cooking. The camp or outdoor cast iron dutch oven is the preferred oven for outdoor and campfire cooking. Any time mom had the gang over for dinner, she made these pinto beans. I know, because several years ago i took an intensive twoday dutch oven instructor training course taught by idos instructors. Tabletop stove, backpacking stove, wood fire, grill, dutch oven, and others. This cast iron piece has a flange on the lid making it excellent for cooking with charcoal briquettes or wood.
Includes info on dividing coals for different types of cooking baking, roasting, stewing, simmering, frying, boiling. According to ragsdale the name dutch oven has been applied to a variety of cooking pots, kettles, and ovens over the years. In camp dutch oven cooking 101 youll learn how to use americas oldest cooking implementthe cast iron camp. Its already seasoned and is designed for long life. Dutch oven cooking ui extension 4h youth development. This dutch oven cooking book is intended for boy scouts 11 years of age and up to use in making some great camp meals. Dutch oven tools the dutch oven is a very basic cooking implement and requires few accessories. Best of all, each piece of our cast iron cookware comes preseasoned with our true. The first is when the food is placed directly in the bottom of the dutch oven.
They are most frequently used for moist heat cooking methods such as stews and braises. In addition we sell a wide variety of dutch oven cooking accessories and other camping cooking tools, equipment, and supplies. Check the size of your dutch oven and using that number, take three less briquettes for the bottom and add three for the top. Their ability to conduct heat well and to hold in steam, makes for a flavorful, moist roast. The lodge stepbystep primer on outdoor camp oven cooking cookbook. Lodge camp dutch oven cooking 101 pelathe district training.
How to properly heat your dutch oven, what equipment to buy, and common mistakes to avoid. Lodge l10dco3 description lodge logic camp dutch oven, 5 quart, 10 dia. If you answered dutch ovens to the question above, you passed the test and can start cooking. An introduction to dutch oven cooking suburban steader. In addition, youth will get to cook with two or more dutch ovens at the same time. Use a paper towel to lightly coat the dutch oven inside and out including the legs and lid. You may share as many copies as youd like with family or friends, but reselling this collection either in whole, in part, or by adding to it is strictly prohibited.
Jul 26, 2017 dutch oven cooking is easy and its a alternative source of cooking for everyone in the heat of the summer. Lyver jerry schroeder, former scouter and now has a great web page with lots of fun recipes. This 14 lodge 10 quart dutch oven is large enough for using on a camp fire or in the fireplace. Dutch oven cooking 101 the basics by bret terry tx. Sep 12, 2012 following is a chart that outlines oven sizes and their capacities.
This deep camp dutch oven is available in your choice of assorted sizes. A dutch oven can also be used outdoors over a camp fire. Although they can be used for baking, most people will use their dutch oven for moist heat cooking, such as braising and stewing. If you think all cookware is the same, then youve never used a cast iron dutch oven. When most people think of a dutch oven, they picture a flat bottom pot with a dome lid used to cook in the oven or on the stove top. Dont compare prices, dont try to find the best deal, just trust me and thousands of other dutch oven cooks that know lodge is a good investment. The rim of the lid is flanged so that hot coals will stay on the lid during cooking. Read dutch oven books like dutch ovens chronicled and 101 things to do with a dutch oven for free with a free 30day trial.
This seasons the pot which prevents rusting while not in use and prevents the next meal from. Best dutch oven recipes for camping and cooking at home. Choosing a dutch oven if you are just starting out and want a dutch oven, buy a 12 inch lodge cast iron dutch oven and you will have a high quality, versatile, camping tool that will serve you well end of story, go start cooking. Lodge cast iron cookbook camp dutch oven cooking 101 cb101. Dutch ovens choosing and buying the right dutch oven. To increase the temperature of your dutch oven by approximately 25 degrees, add one briquette to the top and one briquette to the bottom. Dutch oven, emphasizes temperature coordination and control of dutch ovens, and focuses on cooking meats and baking yeast. Observe the average scout unit cooking meals and youre likely to see lots of pancakes from powdered mixes, precooked sausage, burgers, tacos, and even chicken nuggets.769 622 437 866 260 75 1013 350 145 1550 158 998 1313 166 424 1433 129 750 1295 724 220 550 1050 1156 844 936 39 258 1277 263 443 720 572 1218 1207 1175 1087 479 215 933 1409 849 146 832