Category Archives: Lessons Learned

Two Great Bread Recipes – Part 2

The first recipe for potato rolls turned out so well but we need to try the second recipe for comparison.  We have to pick one of these bread recipes for our next 3-Pot cook off.  Here’s the recipe for Sour … Continue reading

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Blog Review: 15 Secrets to Dutch Oven Cooking

In my journey to explore the best of outdoor cooking in camp Dutch Ovens, I am constantly looking for people, websites, and cookbooks that help me learn and grow.  Social media has become a big part of my Dutch Oven … Continue reading

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Preparing to Bake Bread – An Introduction

Last week my better-half and I competed in a 3-Pot Cook Off in Harper, Texas as a part of their 150 Year Celebration.   Check out the parade that went by our kitchen!  The day started out with  rain, which … Continue reading

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Braciole – Take Two

My better half, Steve, was still cranky days after the weekend with the Prairie Dogs, grumbling that his braciole didn’t turn out as he had hope. He was itching to try it again. Rather than wait until we could get … Continue reading

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Trial and Error, an Ongoing Process

As my better-half and I continue our journey towards competing in an IDOS 3-Pot Cook Off, we decided to prepare two recipes at our local Dutch Oven Gathering with the Prairie Dog Chapter of the Lone Star Dutch Oven Society. … Continue reading

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Test. Test. Test! Chicken Florentine Casserole

My better-half and I are thinking seriously about entering an IDOS 3-Pot cook off. This is a huge leap of cooking-faith for us, trust me! So, I decided to make dinner tonight in our 12″ Camp Chef Texas Dutch Oven, … Continue reading

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Keeping Our Cast Iron Organized

Our collection of Dutch Ovens has grown over the past year and was unceremoniously kept here and there throughout our garage. Along with more than 20 pots, we had boxes filled with the supplies we cart to Dutch Oven Gatherings … Continue reading

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