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Dutch Oven Demo with Enchilada, Corn Bread, Beans, and Cobbler

At the end of October, a group of north Texas Dutch oven friends gathered together at the Trophy Club Family Camp Out  to share our joy of Dutch oven cooking.  This was our second visit with Trophy Club Park.  Our … Continue reading

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Successful Baking in a Dutch Oven

Baking pie, cake, or bread in a camp Dutch oven over charcoal is tricky for many different reasons, especially temperature control.  Nothing is more discouraging than burning food!  Another challenge is to remove our baked goods from the Dutch oven … Continue reading

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Directions for Baking Challah in 12″ Regular Dutch Oven

Braided Challah 3 to 3 ½ cups bread flour 2 1/4 teaspoons rapid rise yeast 1/4 cup sugar 1 1/4 teaspoons salt 3 large eggs, room temperature 8 tablespoons butter, room temperature and very soft 1/2 cup water plus 2 … Continue reading

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Temperature Control – Key to Successful Baking

Temperature control is critical for successful baking in our outdoor kitchens and is super important when baking anything, especially bread.  After all that work to knead the bread and shape it, who wants to take any chance of burning that … Continue reading

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Baking Challah – Wrap Up

Three brave Dutch oven cooks brought their baking skills to the hands-on Challah bread class and we all learned a lot.  Several others joined in by watching and helping out.  Everyone agreed that baking bread in any kitchen, outdoors or … Continue reading

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Baking Challah Part Two

Done!  The challah baked up beautifully in about 30 minutes. Lessons learned: The soup can DOES need to be dusted with flour since the bread stuck a bit on the bottom of the can.  The seasoning on the Dutch oven … Continue reading

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#6 Redux! – Top Ten Reasons to attend National DOG

Demonstrations! One of the best parts of any Dutch Oven Gathering DOG) is learning new tips or skills for successful outdoor cooking.  Every Dutch Oven cook has lots of stories of the people who have taught them skills, from basic … Continue reading

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