The wonderful dutch oven

Earlier in this blog, I have mentioned my passion for cooking outdoors several times, and have been thinking of adding some notes about that rewarding pastime, especially with dutch ovens, for a couple of months now. Today, I received a reminder from one of my cousins in Texas in the form of an eMail containing a link to a relatively new blog called “Dutch Oven Madness“.  The author is a stay at home Mom, (wow, 7 children), who will spend 2010 cooking something each day in her dutch ovens – blogging the recipe, the results, and any lessons learned.  I think it is a great idea, and may lead to a book.  Stephanie O’Dae followed a similar path – blogging each day on her “A Year of Slow Cooking” project and wound up authoring the hugely successful “Make It Fast, Cook It Slow” cookbook. (I own one of the earliest copies sold on  Personally, I hope Toni has something similar in mind for her blog and wish her all the success she can have. (7 children… Wow!).

One of these days I’m going to convince my cousin to write her own cookbook. Now THERE is one I would love to buy!

Please understand, I have no such aspirations for this blog. This one is more about getting some thoughts down about the stuff I like to cook, (primarily CHILI), and has expanded into outdoor cooking where good Chili began. In expanding into the areas of smoking meat and now dutch oven cooking, I’m going to eventually have to re-think the organization of the categories here – but that can wait a spell. The first thing is simply to get some thoughts down to share with my family.  You are more than welcome to peek over my shoulder. 8)

This entry was posted by dave on Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 8:09 pm and is filed under Dutch Oven Cooking . You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed.