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Five Tips for Coal Placement in Dutch Ovens

When it comes to Dutch oven cooking, it’s very important to know how and where to place your coals. We’re cooking with hardwood charcoal or real wood, so we’ll walk through how to do that. Now, Dutch ovens don’t come with a knob, so a trivet is the knob equivalent in a Dutch oven, and…

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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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Get Better Flavor from your Gas Grill

  You know me – I love to build a fire, but sometimes it’s more convenient to use a gas grill. And for some of you, you may only have a gas grill. So, I’m going to give you a trick on how to get more flavor out of that gas grill.

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Burger Grilling Tips and Roasted Green Chile Cheeseburger

It’s summer time and that means gathering together outside around the grill and feasting on some great food. What’s a more classic summer grilling dish than a good ol’ fashioned burger? For those of you who may be a little intimidated by grilling a burger- have no fear ’cause I’ve put together some of my…

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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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How to Get Great Flavor from Your Coffee Pot

Getting great flavor from coffee doesn’t just come from the coffee itself, but from your coffee pot. Just like cast iron, a coffee pot needs to be seasoned. Once you have it properly seasoned- and clean it properly- you’ll notice be on your way to having the best coffee in your life!

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Cold Weather Cooking Tips for Grilling pt. 1

It’s always the season to cook outside or grill. So let’s go over some top tips I have for y’all when grilling or cooking in a Dutch oven when it’s cold outside – let’s get the fire hot! Grilling Tip #1: Preheat your grill longer. Allow for more time when you preheat your grill because…

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Cold weather cooking tips for Dutch oven cooking part 2

Dutch Oven Tip #1: Prep Your Ground. Before you place your Dutch oven on the ground to cook on you need to warm the ground. Rake off any snow or debris, make it level and then place a shovelful of coals on the ground to allow the ground to warm and/or dry out. If you…

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Perfect 10-minute Cast Iron Filet

It’s intimidating, right? This little filet feller. It’s a thick cut and it’s a little pricey so you sure don’t want to mess it up. Well folks we’ve got an easy fool proof method to fixing up this cut and the best part- it only takes 10 minutes. So let’s get some beef, cast iron…

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No Stick- Cast Iron Skillet Omelette

I’ve heard a lot of folks say, “I like cast iron, but you sure can’t cook an omelette or an egg in one.” Now that sure isn’t true. Good, seasoned cast iron can cook anything in it and we’re going to tell you the trick. I like to use my 8-inch cast iron skillet for…

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