Author Topic: Itching to fire up the coals!  (Read 4120 times)

CarlAshcraft

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Itching to fire up the coals!
« on: January 20, 2012, 07:37:58 am »
I got a new 12" Lodge Oven for Christmas this year (I'm now up to 5 ovens!  WooHoo!), but unfortunately with all my responsibilities with the Scouts on the weekends and my extremely busy work schedule this time of year, I have not had a moment to fire up the coals.  It looks like I might have a free moment this weekend to fire up the coals.  The question now becomes, what should be the first dutch oven cooked item for this year?  Any suggestions?

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Re: Itching to fire up the coals!
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2012, 07:29:54 am »
Hello!  Welcome to the forums!  Sorry I didn't see this until after you probably fired up those coals.  What did you end up cooking?

This place gets a little bit slower during the winter, and really heats up during the summer.  Most people seem to think that dutch oven cooking  is a Summertime deal.  I cook year-round.  As a matter of fact, yesterday, I cooked the dutch oven lasagna on this site--easily one of my favorite dutch oven recipes of all time.

Congratulations on the 12" Lodge!  What are your other four ovens?

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Re: Itching to fire up the coals!
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2012, 09:45:26 am »
Welcome, Carl!

If you're still asking for a different weekend...

Depends on how much time you have. For a short cook, try the lasagna. http://dutchovenchef.com/smf/main-dishes/dutch-oven-lasagna/

If you have a few hours...

Try the Pot Roast. http://dutchovenchef.com/smf/main-dishes/pot-roast-with-vegetables/

Those would be my choices.

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