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Offline DeShawn

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Cooking in the Cold
« on: October 18, 2011, 08:06:42 am »
The weather is starting to change in Utah, and generally, I cook with my dutch ovens less in the cold that I do during warmer weather.

So do you cook outdoors year round?  What adjustments do you make when cooking in cold weather?

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Re: Cooking in the Cold
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2011, 08:36:18 am »
When I've done cooking in the cold (admittedly less than at other times) I have found very little need for adjustments. MAYBE a little more heat, but that's about it.

I'm working on a chili recipe at home, and I'm thinking that one of these Saturdays, maybe in November, I need to bust out the dutch oven and make it in there. If so, I'll have to quantify it, right now it's sort of "add a little bit of this, add a little bit of that", but I'm thinking that using the cast iron can only make it better.

There are two rules of Dutch Oven Cooking:
1) If you cook too much food, share.
2) Cook too much food.