Blog Posts - Dutch Oven Camping

Chicken Cordon Bleu: Fancy Dutch Oven Dinner!

  “In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.” ~ Julia Child I live in a rapidly evolving tourist town. People visit from all over the world to river raft, mountain bike, off-road, canyoneer, base jump, and rock...
by A 12 Gauge Girl on Nov 29, 2016

Elk Shepherd’s Pie: Dutch Oven Style

“I do hunt, and I do fish, and I don’t apologize to anybody for hunting and fishing.” ~ Norman Schwarzkopf I never had shepherd’s pie as a kid.  My mom never made it. No grandmother on either side of my family passed along th...
by A 12 Gauge Girl on Nov 15, 2016

Dutch Oven Pineapple Upside Down Cake

“The world is wrong side up. It needs to be turned upside down in order to be right side up.” ~ Billy Sunday Sometimes at home, I will pull something out of the oven and be pleasantly surprised with how beautiful it turned out.  The glis...
by A 12 Gauge Girl on Nov 7, 2016

Dutch Oven Apple Pie

“Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness.” ~ Jane Austen No season is more defined by flavor, smells, and taste than fall.  Sure, summer has lemonade and watermelon, and winter has hot chocolate, but fall has a...
by A 12 Gauge Girl on Oct 20, 2016

Chipotle Apricot Rum Chicken: Dutch Oven Dinner At Its Best!

“A good spicy challenge strikes a balance between flavour and fear.” ~ Adam Richman Out for the muzzleloader deer hunt this past weekend, it got cold! It was in the mid-70s on Friday afternoon.  For a fall October afternoon, it was one...
by A 12 Gauge Girl on Oct 6, 2016

Dutch Oven Nachos!!!!

“Life is a nacho. It can be yummy-crunchy or squishy-yucky. It just depends on how long it takes for you to start eating it.” ~ John Updike I always struggle with dinner the first night of a hunting trip. Usually, we pull into camp after...
by A 12 Gauge Girl on Jul 14, 2016

Baked Pears and Dried Cherries: A Dutch Oven Dessert

“Absolutely eat dessert first. The thing that you want to do the most, do that.” ~ Joss Whedon When camping, dessert typically consists of such campfire classics as s’mores, fruit cobblers, and caramelized bananas or peaches. Don...
by A 12 Gauge Girl on Jun 14, 2016

Lemon Cream Tarragon Chicken: A Dutch Oven Picnic

“Nothing’s better than a picnic.” ~ Zooey Deschanel Last weekend, I packed up my shotgun and shells, grabbed my turkey tag, loaded my boots into the truck, and prepared for a long day of searching for toms. I am notorious for throwi...
by A 12 Gauge Girl on Jun 9, 2016

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