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Cast Iron

How to Safely Remove Rust from Cast Iron

Rust is the dreaded enemy of cast iron. But whether you inherited a rusty piece, found one at a garage sale or accidentally left one out in the elements – as long as it’s quality cast iron made in the USA and there aren’t any cracks or chips… you can bring it back to life

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Cast Iron Stickiness – And How to Fix It!

  As you’ve probably gathered by now, I just love cooking with cast iron. But for many, cast irons remain these neglected pieces of cookware because they seem like too much work, or easy to ruin. A question that I get asked often is, why a cast iron skillet gets sticky. And I’m here to…

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Favorite Oils for Seasoning Cast Iron

What season is it? It’s always the season to season your cast iron every time- every trip! If you’re using cast iron and I hope you are because it is the best thing to cook out of in the entire world, but you need to season your iron after every use. It will last and…

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Buying Tips for Cast Iron

Lots of folks stray away from cast iron because they’re overwhelmed by all the choices. Whether you’re brand new to cast iron or you’ve been using it forever, these helpful tips will make your cast iron experience a great one.   Tip #1 – Gotta be made in the USA Unfortunately, lots of cast iron…

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2017 Gift Guide

Each year Shan and I try to put together some gift-giving options, since coming up with new ideas is sometimes hard. These are just a few things that we’ve enjoyed that might help you out when giving the gift for the Cowboy, the Cook or the Cowgirl. 

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Venison in Red Wine Onion Sauce

It’s deer season and I bet you’re looking for a good deer/venison recipe. This is one of my favorites because the red wine tenderizes the deer and also creates a great flavor. The wine also breaks down some of the gamey flavor that deer can sometimes have. Hope y’all enjoy.  

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Dutch Oven Turkey

It’s Turkey Time! In this video we’re demonstrating a Dutch oven baked turkey just in time for Thanksgiving. If you’ve seen my videos we normally use coals on the outside of the oven, we’re doing a different approach today by burying the Dutch oven in the ground. This is a great method if you’re wanting…

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Crispy Hash Brown How-To

I get a lot of cooking questions like, “What makes a really good crispy fried hash browns?” Now there ain’t no telling how many bags of taters I fried up before I figured it out… but I did figure it out. 

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How to Convert Recipes for Dutch Oven Cooking

You know what question I get all the time? “What is your favorite Dutch oven recipe?” Or “What is your favorite Dutch oven cookbook?” My answer is always- nearly any recipe or cookbook can be used for Dutch oven cooking! While it may seem a little intimidating at first, all you need are a few…

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