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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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Feeding America: The Historic American Cookbook Project

I just came across this Michigan State University Historic American Cookbook Project. Jan Longone, Curator of American Culinary History, Clements Library, University of Michigan, starts her introductory essay with the following two paragraphs: “Seventy-five books to represent American culinary history may … Continue reading

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See the “Charcoal Burn” at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

The colliers are often hard at work at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site.  Their job is preparing and starting a charcoal burn. If you haven’t seen a charcoal burn this will be a special day because you will have the … Continue reading

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Charcoal – From Hopewell Furnace to Kingsford – A Little History

First, I will admit that the title of this post and these images are a bit misleading in that the two are not really related from the perspective of their intended use. But, from our perspective as Outdoor Dutch oven … Continue reading

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5 Myths about Cast Iron

This morning, I was listening to a Splendid Table on NPR  and the host, Lynne Rossetto Kasper, offered an interview between Noelle Carter and J. Kenji López-Alt, managing culinary director of Serious Eats. In that piece, J. Kenji López-Alt, offers some insight into 5 myths about cast iron. … Continue reading

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