Dutch Oven cooking is the new ‘hot’ way to cook your dinner.
Photography: Courtesy of Rocky Mountain River Tours
Anything you would cook in an oven can be cooked Dutch-style with the proper techniques.
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It’s traditionally thought of as the crockery of cowboys, commandeered by a rotund and red-cheeked, aproned man affectionately called “Cookie” by hungry, dusty cowpokes gathered around an open fire.
But more often than not, Dutch ovens are being hovered over by Mom and may even be on your stove.
Sure, the Boy Scouts learn how to use them at camp, but nostalgic chefs of all makes and models are re-learning the techniques of Dutch-oven cooking that result in a smoky-flavored, undeniably home-cooked style of eating that is unique and portable.