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DUTCH OVEN RECIPES
|2 cups self-rising cornmeal||1 egg|
|2 cups buttermilk||1/4 cup shortening|
Melt shortening in 10" camp Dutch oven or combo cooker and add melted shortening to other mixed ingredients and pour back into oven. Bake for about 15 minutes, or until golden brown.
Fried Green Tomatoes
|4 green tomatoes, sliced||Salt, pepper, or cayenne|
|1 cup white or yellow cornmeal||1 cup flour|
Salt and pepper 1/4" tomato slices. Coat both sides of your tomato in flour/cornmeal mixture and saute over medium heat in a cast iron skillet until brown.
|1 cup self-rising flour||1 egg beaten|
|1 cup white or yellow cornmeal||1/2 cup chopped green onion|
|1 cup buttermilk||1 teaspoon sugar|
|1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)|
Combine dry ingredients. Add egg, onions, and 1/2 cup buttermilk to flour/cornmeal mixture. Gradually add remainig buttermilk until batter
is well mixed, but not runny. Drop spoonfuls of batter into a Lodge fry kettle
and fry until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
|4 lbs. of ground beef||3 eggs|
|2 cups bread crumbs||1 cup of ketchup|
|1 large onion||1 cup milk|
|2 tsp. salt||1/2 tsp. pepper|
Mix beef, 1/2 cup of ketchup, and the remaining ingredients thoroughly. Spread into lighly greased Lodge 10" or 12" camp Dutch oven.
Stew at 350º for 60 minutes and top with remaining ketchup (and brown sugar, if desired) and bake for 15 minutes.
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
|1 yellow cake mix||1 cup brown sugar|
|3 eggs||1-1/2 cups liquid (water and pineapple juice)|
|1 20 oz. can of pineapple slices||8 maraschino cherries|
|1/2 cup margarine|
Melt butter in a 7 qt. or 12" Lodge Dutch oven. Add sugar, then pineapple, placing a cherry in the center of each pineapple slice. Prepare cake mix as directed and pour over pineaple. Bake at 350º for 25 minutes. Let oven cool with top off. To remove cake cut around sides and insert 2 or 3 paper plates covered with aluminum foil and flip.
Red Eye Gravy
Add water (or black coffee) to fried ham drippings in a hot pan. Let sizzle and stir. Serve with country cured fried ham slices, biscuits, and honey.
|Ham, sausage, or bacon grease||Salt and pepper|
|3 tbsp. flour||Water|
Add flour to the grease in hot skillet to brown. Thin the mixture with a little water and add milk, salt and pepper. Stir until thick. Add crumbled fried sausage for a real treat. Serve over Dutch oven biscuits.
Southern Fried Chicken
|1 chicken||1 cup flour|
|1 egg||1/2 cup milk|
|2 tsp. garlic powder||1 tsp. paprika|
|1 tsp. black pepper||1 tsp salt|
Prepare one frying chicken. Prepare flour mixture by mixing dry ingredients. Prepare milk and egg mixture, and add 1 tablespoon of flour to the mixture. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then in flour mixture, repeat, and shake well. Fry in hot grease, with chicken pieces half covered in Crisco, and well spaced, until brown, and turn. Cover with lid for 7-8 minutes on lower heat source. Drain on paper towels. For just the right utensil click here: 5 qt. Chicken Fryer.
|1 turkey 10-12 lbs.||4 slices bacon|
|1 lb. pork sausage||1 medium onion|
|6 cups soft bread crumbs||2 tbs. poultry spices|
Sprinkle turkey with game seasoning or poultry spice. Fry diced onion and crumbled sausage in a 12" or 14" deep camp Dutch oven. Combine with bread crumbs and mix. Stuff turkey cavity loosely and lace closed. Bake for 3-1/2 hours, breast side up with bacon strips covering breast.