cook mostly from the top down, transferring the heat down the sides of the oven and into the food.
cooking groups are popping up all over the United States as a way for people to get together to share favorite recipes and socialize over home cooked meals," explains Barbara Wade, one of the writers for the Culinary Musings web site.
Plan to do other things while you are hearth cooking so you get used to the routine and can have confidence during an emergency situation that your Dutch ovens
covered in coals and ashes will be fine while you hook-up your generator or read to the children by the firelight because there is no tv.
A demonstration or tasting of wild game cooked in a Dutch oven
is a fun event that will attract new customers.
He even uses what comes out of his Dutch ovens
as a recruiting tool.
Today's gallivantin' gourmet can pack a Max Burton portable gas burner along with the heavy, but versatile, Lodge cast-iron Dutch oven
, which allows the camper to bake cakes on the tundra (with the help of a pack mule to haul the gear).
Most Dutch ovens
are 10 to 14 inches in diameter; smaller and larger ones exist.
The site suggests a variety of Dutch ovens
and accessories including cookbooks, Dutch oven
tote bags, gloves, shovels, trivets, tables, cooking utensils, charcoal starters and more.
Many people put their Dutch ovens
away for the winter, because getting the oven to maintain a constant temperature outside in the cold is difficult.
can also be stacked on top of each other for easier cooking.
Rick Black's Cabin Cookin': The Very Best Recipes for Beef, Pork, Poultry, Seafood, and Wild Game for Dutch Ovens
, Skillets, and Grills lives up to its title with step-by-step instructions for outdoor taste sensations.
From Cornmeal Biscuits; Soft Gingerbread; and Pumpkin Pudding, to Wild Blueberry Tart; Oatmeal Cinnamon Bread; and Green Lip Mussel Stew, The Open-Hearth Cookbook reinvents the ideals of nostalgic cooking, educating the reader of how to use roast, toast, bake, broil and more with such devices as dutch ovens
, fireplaces, waffle irons and many more, as well as the proper wood to use in particular procedures.