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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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Corn Casserole

  This hearty side dish is easy to put together and is just as delicious as it looks.  It is a terrific offering for outdoor cooking, as well as for holiday meals. Print Corn Casserole Ingredients ¾ cup yellow cornmeal … Continue reading

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Cranberry Pie

Everyone loves this cranberry pie, and the tart flavor is very unexpected. The red color of cranberries is magical, and because the filling can be made at home in advance, it is very easy to put together in camp or … Continue reading

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Lard Pie Crust

A lard pie crust is perfect for a camp Dutch Oven or at home for a conventional pie. The vinegar reduces gluten formation, leading to a flakier crust that is not tough. The lard cooks beautifully to a remarkable golden … Continue reading

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