TIP – Dutch Oven temps

Dutch Oven cooking while camping or during disasters & emergencies.Here is a great little tip when using a 12” Dutch Oven. Assuming you are using the type of Dutch Oven that contains a lip on the top to hold coals here is a handy guide for gauging Dutch Oven cooking. temperature. The chart is based on using standard charcoal briquettes.

 

 

Dutch Oven cooking while camping or during disasters & emergencies.

# of briquettes and placement.
Temp     Top      Bottom
300°       14           8
325°       15           9
350°       16           10
375°       17           11
400°       18           12
425°       19           13
450°       20           14
500°       21           15Controlling temperature when cooking in a Dutch Oven.

Note: Weather conditions and brand/quality of charcoal may affect your results. But hey, this is a solid starting point.

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