Camping can be a lot of fun, but it’s also important to make sure you have the right gear. If you forget your tent or your stove, you might be sleeping in the car or eating cold food. You also will want to make sure to include entertainment items such as fishing poles and a travel guitar to play around …
Camping can be a great way to spend time with family and friends. Cooking food over the fire is one of the best ways to have fun at camp. The secret to delicious camping cooking is planning ahead, bringing all your spices, and prepping vegetables before you head out. Here are some tips for easy camping cooking!
1) Plan Ahead: …
Today I am sharing two of my favorite fall Dutch Oven recipes. The first can mostly be made camp side and the second I prepare at home and use my Dutch oven to warm-up once at the campground.
Both recipes are copycat of two of my favorite Bennigan’s dishes.
Bennigan’s is a famous Irish-American Grill & Tavern that serves delicious …
Why would anyone want to cook with cast iron?
If you ask Dutch oven cooks why they use cast iron, you will get different answers. Some people like the historical aspect of cast iron cooking. The pioneers and early explorers in this country prepared their meals in cast iron over a campfire. Others like the outdoor-cooking aspect. Cooking with cast …
The best results have been to wash the new cast iron in hot, soapy water twice until you are sure the waxy coating is removed. Heat the piece for 5 minutes to make sure it is dry of water. Melt some solid Crisco in a small pan and apply it to the warm iron with a clean, lint free rag, or good quality paper …
Different foods and dishes require different cooking temperatures. The following guide is for an aluminum dutch oven. Increase the number of briquettes by about one-fourth for a cast-iron oven. Actual temperatures will vary due to charcoal quality and weather.
|Desired Temp Range
|250-300 – Low
|8 on top/6 under
|10 on top/8 under
|300-350 – Medium