Monthly Archives: January 2015

Blue Cornbread

Check out this beautiful blue corn meal, delivered in person by Brent Bolton!Brent is a Dutch oven friend who stopped by recently and shared a bag of his hand-ground blue corn meal.  I love the subtle grey-blue color and its … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower

I dedicate this to my Dutch oven friends Craig and Kim who cook with the Lewisville Lake Armadillos in north Texas.  They pointed me to this recipe that celebrates healthy cauliflower that I tried it out tonight and love the results.   … Continue reading

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Spiced Apple Cake

Finding an interesting alternative to the classic dump cobbler is an on going challenge.  Dump cobblers are perfect for dessert around the campfire but what if you wanted to do something different?  Here’s my answer to that question:  a simple yet … Continue reading

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Camp Style Chicken and Herbs

Today, I am trying a new recipe for a “one pot” dinner idea for chicken that is easy and yummy.  Serve with left over rice or toast. Ingredients: 3 pounds of chicken thighs (about 8 or 9) Penzeys 4/S Salt … Continue reading

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How to Boil Water

I have heard of people who come up with an original idea but I have never met or known such a person as a friend.  Until now. Meet my friend Dennis, a Dutch oven cook who hangs out with the Prairie … Continue reading

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Banana Bread

These old bananas have worn out their welcome in my kitchen and need to find their way into a banana bread, not my compost heap.  Since I have some buttermilk in the refrigerator, I wanted to try a banana bread … Continue reading

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Camp Style Chowder

Seafood chowder is easy to prepare in a camp Dutch oven but takes a lot of hot charcoal to keep it going until the end Continue reading

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