These size/serving quidelines are just that – guidelines! The type of camping recipe and appetites of your campers will affect these recommendations. 4 – 5 qt. – (8″-10″ dia. x 3″ – 4″ deep)………………. serves: 2 – 4 people 6 qt. – (12″ – 13.5″ dia. x 3.5″ -5″ deep) …………….serves: 4 – 7 people […]
Cast iron Dutch ovens come in several sizes, primarily for different quantities of food, but sometimes the size is also applicable to different types of food or recipes.
With just a general knowledge of how to use the hot coals, (and how many to use, which a cooking chart will be provided later on), you can cook any campfire recipe you want. It is the ability to put a heat source under and on top of the Dutch oven, (if it’s a camping […]
The method is so popular that there are major Dutch oven cooking competitions that draw a national slate of competitors. But with a nod to outdoor campers and real campfire cooks, these type of competitors almost always use charcoal briquettes, instead of campfire coals, to give them more dependable and regulated heat sources.
Using a Dutch oven and hot coals you can cook any camping recipe you can think of, from frying steaks and bacon to made-from-scratch stews, from baking biscuits to cakes and strudels, and everything in between. But handling your dutch oven for all these tasks could be hot stuff, so a good pair of leather […]