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Make Your Valentine a Red Velvet Pear Dutch Oven Upside-Down Cake

This weekend we modified an old camp recipe substituting red velvet cake for chocolate. Imagine our pleasant surprise when the pears each absorbed the red from the cake mix making each pear its own heart; this...

Celebrate Earth Day the Solar Way

Ten days ago we built a personal hot dog solar roaster from a chip canister. Recent snow was still melting in the shade, but the clouds thinned and it was 63°F outdoors. The first...
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A Common Sense Tip for Seasoning A Dutch Oven

This is how the Dutch-oven Dude season's a dutch oven: Heat your grill or oven to 400 degrees. This will be only time you will use soap on your dutch oven. Wash your cookware in...
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Thanksgiving Day Outdoors! Dutch Oven Turkey and Ham Recipe

Turkey or Ham? Ham or Turkey? Both? You can't decide which to serve on Thanksgiving Day and you need the oven inside for rolls and pies anyway. Last Friday we gathered our team at Voice...
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Dutch Oven Recipes | Making Christmas Brunch Outdoors

By now readers know that we are a bit crazy for holiday foods and Christmas is no exception. Recently we gathered the Voice of Scouting team together to make amazing dutch oven recipes for...
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Tender Braised Lamb for Passover and Easter

The ancient custom of sacrificing lambs on the eve of Passover and eating the meat to begin the festival ended with the destruction of the Second Temple in A.D. 70. As a mark of...

Great Food Suggestions for a Long-term Trek

I think food is the most difficult part of a long term trek. Many places now require that anything edible must be put in bear canisters. You need to really check out your trail...
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Barebones Pie for Thanksgiving

For me, dessert is pie, period! In fact, I have favorite pies places all over the state of Utah, one of which is the Sun Glow Cafe in Bicknell, home of the pinto bean and...
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The Ultimate Outdoor Cooker for Patrols

Patrol cooking is an important part to every troop’s development of younger Scouts and patrol-style cooking shows the dependency of the patrol on the other members. Without one to gather the food, cook and...
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Our Best St. Patrick’s Day Dutch-oven Lamb Stew

If someone was lucky enough to have a lamb they would not have killed it but allowed it to mature to produce more lambs, wool and even milk.  Mutton on the other hand, is from an older...