Recipes

A full pot of awesome chili garnished with shredded cheddar cheese and green onions.

Dutch Oven Awesome Chili

If you’re looking for a hearty and meaty chili recipe that is great on its own or topped on a dog, then this Dutch Oven Awesome Chili is for you.  The Best Chili Recipe Ever When I was in high school, my dad Dean and I decided we wanted to […]

The camp oven lasagna has cooked, rested, and been garnished with fresh basil and is ready to serve.

Dutch Oven Lasagna

Dutch Oven Lasagna has all the flavor of your favorite lasagna but is made in your cast iron Dutch oven or camp oven over coals. This is one of my all time favorite recipes and is a very good “starter recipe” to begin cooking with a Dutch oven and can […]

Cast Iron Cinnamon Apple Ingredients

Cast Iron Cinnamon Apples

Cast Iron Cinnamon Apples is a delicious side dish to your favorite meal or as a dessert over vanilla ice cream. Are some apples better for cooking?  Absolutely! The different apple varieties are used for three different purposes. Those three purposes include eating, juicing and, the one I will be […]

Triangle slices of sweet cornbread on a black platter.

Cast Iron Sweet Cornbread

Cast Iron Sweet Cornbread is sweet enough to be dessert but not too sweet that it can’t be served with your meal made in your favorite cast iron skillet. This post has been updated from its original August 28, 2017 publication with new photography, content, and recipe card with updated […]

Cast Iron Seasoning

Taking care of your cast iron and properly cleaning it may seem harder than it should be. The key is to season your cast iron well and it will make your cast iron a treat to cook in.