The Lodge Book of Dutch Oven Cooking (Paperback)

By J. Wayne Fears

Skyhorse Publishing, 9781634506809, 168pp.

Publication Date: April 4, 2017

List Price: 16.99*
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Winner of the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association's Best Outdoor Book Award

The cast iron Dutch oven is the one cooking pot that does it all: bakes bread, steams vegetables, boils seafood, fries eggs, stews wild game, and broils meat. Whether it is outdoors or on the home fireplace hearth, the Dutch oven produces great-tasting food with a small amount of effort and a lot of fun.

Author J. Wayne Fears brings this ancient and effective cooking pot into the twenty-first century. In addition to the care and cleaning of ovens to handy accessories, this comprehensive guide includes a wide range of useful information that will appeal to new and seasoned Dutch oven cooks alike. Learn how a Dutch oven is made and what to look for when purchasing one. The Lodge Book of Dutch Oven Cooking also contains thirty-four recipes that will get the beginning patio chef or seasoned chuck wagon cook serving delicious meals quickly. Recipes from breads to meat and main dishes, side dishes, and desserts are covered, including:

- Sourdough biscuits
- Cornbread
- Stews and soups
- Chili
- Baked salmon
- Hearty meatloaf
- Peach cobbler
- French coconut pie
- Apple pie
- And more

Whether you're camping or throwing a party for friends, Dutch ovens will make cooking simple, unique, and enjoyable.

About the Author

J. Wayne Fears is the author of four outdoor cookbooks and is a member of the International Dutch Oven Society. He has served as a judge at many cook-offs, including the National Cornbread Cook-Off. An accomplished writer and skilled outdoorsman, Fears has authored more than thirty-two books on a variety of outdoor subjects and more than 6,100 magazine articles. He has been enshrined in the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame and has received numerous awards for his writing. Fears resides in Huntsville, Alabama.