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Season Your Cast Iron
This is probably the most important step in cast
Wash cast iron cookware soap and hot water
Dutch Oven Cooking Tips|
There is a huge variety of utensils you may want
Here are the fundamentals to begin your road to
Get used to cooking by using your
Use charcoal briquets or wood coals for cooking
Place hot coals on a surface so heat will be reflected
Arrange the coals under or around the bottom
Experimentation is the key.
3 lbs lean ground beef
1 cup all-purpose flour|
1 cup cornmeal
1 T. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1 cup milk
1/3 cup cooking oil
1 slightly beaten egg
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Cook ground beef and onion in a 12 inch dutch oven|
over medium hot coals until meat is browned. Spoon
off fat, stir in tomatoes with chiles, tomato
sauce, water and rice. Top with beans.
Meanwhile combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder
Place 20 hot coals around the bottom edge,
Pineapple Upside Down Cake|
1 (20 oz) can pineapple slices
Lightly grease the sides of you dutch oven
Prepare the cake mix according to pkg
Place 15 hot coals around bottom,
2 T. all-purpose flour
1 large onion, thinly sliced|
2 (15 oz) cans sliced white
or 3 medium potatoes, peeled,
cooked and sliced
1 (4 oz) can sliced mushrooms
or 1/2 cup sliced fresh
1 large apple, cored and
Combine flour, salt and pepper in shallow dish.|
Dip chops into flour mix to coat.
Place dutch oven with 2 T. oil over 25 hot coals.
Layer carrots, onions, potatoes, and mushrooms over
Place 20-25 hot coals on the lid and cook
Cherry Almond Cobbler|
1 cup packaged bisquit mix
Combine pkg bisquit mix with 2 T. sugar, stir in 2 T. cold shredded margarine
Drain cherries, reserve juice. If necessary add water to make 1-1/2 cups.
Arrange about 12 hot coals around dutch oven.
Cook 25-30 minutes or until pastry is golden brown
2 cups all-purpose flour
Place dutch oven on 12 hot coals. Put on lid and place 20 hot
Place bisquits in oven, cover and bake 12- 15 minutes.
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