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Using a Fire Starter to Light Charcoal

In my last post, we showed how to make your own fire starter.  They are inexpensive and reuses items (pine cone, egg carton, lint, saw dust) to make for a quick and reliable energy source to start a fire.  Here … 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 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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A New Outdoor Kitchen Box

Check out our new outdoor kitchen!  It is smaller, fits in the back of the pick up when the fifth-wheel is hooked up, and has enough room to hold the basic equipment we need when we go to a Dutch … Continue reading

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Trivets – Simple and Essential Tool

Trivets are a tripod used to elevate pots from the coals of an open fire. (The word trivet itself ultimately comes from Latin tripes meaning “tripod”.) Metal trivets are often tripod-like structures with three legs to support the trivet horizontally … Continue reading

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