Brown Bears in the Apple Orchard – My First Dutch Oven Experience!

Well, after careful research and shopping, I decided to purchase a 12′ Lodge Logic Dutch Camp Oven.  I found the best regular price at Farm and Fleet, but it was also on sale there! The recipe I picked from a Northern Iowa Girl Scout Cookbook called for three sliced apples (I cheated and used my […]

Dutch Oven Cooking

We attended Dutch Oven Cooking 101 at the Hurtsville Interpretive Center north of Maquoketa, IA on Highway 61 yesterday. ¬†Our chef and demonstrator, Doug, cooked up shake-and-bake chicken with cabbage leaves, scalloped corn, cherry pineapple dump cake, and bacon-wrapped smokies. ¬†Another participant shared mock enchiladas. He used a camp oven — a Dutch oven with […]