Author Archives: Amy

2019 Monthly Dutch Oven Gathering Schedule

You are welcome to join us for our monthly Dutch Oven Gathering! Our monthly DOGs are a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends while cooking outdoors. We cook in cast iron and share a group meal pot-luck-style. Not sure what … Continue reading

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Bake just about anything in a camp Dutch Oven

Dutch Ovens are often known for their ease when making soups and stews, but camp-style Dutch Ovens are also excellent for baking.  There are many different types of dishes that can be baked in the simple black pot, and the … Continue reading

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2018 Dutch Oven Cooking Year in Review

2018 was a busy and exciting year for the Valley Forge Black Pots.  We were recognized by the National Park Service for our volunteer efforts at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, held Monthly Dutch Oven Gatherings from April – October, … Continue reading

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Pecan Blondies

It is hard to beat the chewy, buttery goodness  of a pecan blondie.  This recipe, by Amy’s sister Sally, hits all the marks for blondie perfection.  It is perfectly sweet, perfectly nutty, and perfectly chewy.   It is easy to whip … Continue reading

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Moravian Cake

Moravian Cake is a classic Pennsylvania Dutch coffee cake with a rich dough topped with butter, cinnamon, and sugar.  The dough can be made ahead and kept in the cooler or refrigerator for several days before baking, making it easy … Continue reading

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