Pizza Dough (using Breville Bread Maker)

Pizza Dough (using Breville Bread Maker)

The secret to making great pizza starts with great ingredients and pizza dough is the foundation of your entire pizza pie. This post complements our original post on Pepperoni Pizza Camp Dutch Oven Style, offering you our own, homemade pizza dough recipe. Here’s a link to our original Pepperoni Pizza post. Dry Ingredients 2 1/4 cups All Purpose King Arthur Flour 2 1/4 tsp Active Dry Yeast 1/2 tsp granulated sugar 1 tsp salt Wet Ingredients 3/4 cup + 2…

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Dutch Oven Barbecue Ribs

Dutch Oven Barbecue Ribs

It’s the Dutch Oven Chef here! I hope you had a restful weekend! I thought I’d share with you one of my favorite, stand by recipes — dutch oven barbecue ribs.  You’ll notice that my barbecue ribs have a little bit of char on the top of them as if you were cooking your ribs on the grill. To achieve the char effect, just add some extra coals on the top of the dutch oven. Prep Time 15 minutes Cook…

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Limited Edition Dutch Oven Chef Tee

Limited Edition Dutch Oven Chef Tee

Hi Friends, At Dutch Oven Chef, we’re passionate about outdoor cooking! We’re asking your help to support our mission by purchasing a Limited Edition Dutch Oven Chef Tee.  During the day I have a full time gig; however, Dutch oven cooking has become a hobby for me and in what little spare time I have. With that free time, I write and test recipes for my food blog — The Dutch Oven Chef. I also volunteer with the Scouts and…

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Camp Dutch Oven Donuts Recipe

Camp Dutch Oven Donuts Recipe

Camp Dutch Oven Donuts are the perfect breakfast treat when you’re out car camping and you want to satisfy your inner Homer Simpson. What could possibly beat a warm, sugar topped donut served with your favorite camp coffee while sitting in front of your morning camp fire. Sounds a bit decadent for sure; but Camp Dutch Oven Donuts are super easy to make. If you’ve watched my other videos (see Dutch Oven Chef YouTube Channel), you’ll notice I typically cook…

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Happy New Year! Big Plans for 2020!

Happy New Year! Big Plans for 2020!

Thank You for a terrific 2019! We’re excited about our big plans for 2020; but, before we jump ahead, we have so much to be grateful for in 2019! I’d like to start off by thanking everyone that has visited our website, our YouTube Channel or our Facebook page. Website visitors to The Dutch Oven Chef grew by 33% in 2019 while subscribers to our YouTube channel grew by 68% in the last year. We appreciate your support and are…

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Summer Camp Hacks and Suggestions

Summer Camp Hacks and Suggestions

August is the time of year when scouts from all over the country head to summer camp. Summer camp is a “rite of passage” where friendships are made and the love of the outdoors is nurtured. For Adults, camping can be an uncomfortable experience only to be endured. In this post, The Dutch Oven Chef shares his summer camp hacks.

Dutch Oven Roast Chicken with a Texas-style Rub

Dutch Oven Roast Chicken with a Texas-style Rub

In my recipe, Dutch Oven Roast Chicken with a Texas-style rub, I’m honoring a family tradition. A key element in this recipe is the Texas-style rub that I’ll be using to season the chicken. It originated with my in-laws and we use the rub on all of our poultry dishes. Even though our family is in Texas, we remember them when we use this special rub on our Thanksgiving Turkey or on Dutch Oven chicken. Dutch Oven Cooking: A Family…

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Dutch Oven Baked Apples

Dutch Oven Baked Apples

Today, I’m going to share one of my favorite desert recipes – Dutch Oven Baked Apples with Caramel. Dutch Oven Baked Apples use of one of the most versatile foods — apples. An (Baked) Apple a Day… By themselves, apples are a healthy, low calorie snack. You’ve probably heard the old saying, “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away.” You might think that apples are a boring health food, but you’d be wrong. The variety of apples found in the…

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Dutch Oven Roast Chicken with Lemon, Lime, and Rosemary

Dutch Oven Roast Chicken with Lemon, Lime, and Rosemary

In August, we shared one of our absolute favorite recipes — dutch oven roast chicken. The weather was uncharacteristically windy and rainy at the time which motivated us to cook indoors using a Le Creuset® Dutch Oven. Why I cook outdoors Please don’t get the wrong impression Cooking outdoors is awesome! We love outdoor cooking because of the ability to make direct connections with nature, the ability to disengage from the daily grind, and the links to our past. We…

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