Caring for your Dutch Oven
August 11, 2015 by Cooking Outdoors
If cared for properly your Dutch oven will perform better and last a life-time.SeasoningIf your Dutch oven has rust on it or if it's brand new (unseasoned), scrub off rust and wash with soap and water and thoroughly dry.Coat entire oven inside and out, with vegetable oil or shortening.Bake for 60min


Dutch Oven Temperature Chart
August 11, 2015 by Cooking Outdoors
Values in table below are for coals on lid / coals underneith oven (Example 14 / 7 is 14 coals on lid and 7 underneith oven) Oven325F350F375F400F425F450F8"10 / 511 / 511 / 612 / 613 / 614 / 610"13 / 614 / 716 / 717 / 818 / 919 / 1012"16 / 717 / 818 / 919 / 1021 / 1022 / 1114"22 / 1224 / 1222 / 1224


Building a campfire
August 11, 2015 by Cooking Outdoors
There are many ways to build a campfire, my prefered method is the Teepee, but you can also use the Log Cabin or Lean-To.TeepeePlace your tinder bundle on the ground or on a small piece of bark. Stick four kindling twigs in the ground to form a teepee above the tinder. Lean small kindling twigs agai



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