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Halloween Chili in Cast Iron Dutch Oven (pics)

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  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,834

    Looks really good. I am going to give that a try, minus the beans.

     

    When are you getting the XL?

    XL,L,S 
    Winston-Salem, NC 
  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 3,602
    In using the DO in the Egg and placing it directly on the platesetter, would I benefit at all from getting the Camp Dutch Oven with legs for an airflow gap?
    XL and a Mini Max Egg in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • YEM, I would get a flat bottom one and use something for spacers...the camp legs are a pain if you ever want to use the thing on a stove or oven.
  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 3,602
    Thanks!
    XL and a Mini Max Egg in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Hi54putty said:

    Looks really good. I am going to give that a try, minus the beans.

     

    When are you getting the XL?

     

    Whats wrong with beans?  You're not putting the chili on a hot dog.  Beans are good for you.  Black beans are a super food.  The Eggfest got canceled.  Was hoping to pick up a discounted XL there. Shouldn't be too much longer.  Maybe around the holidays or after the new year.


     "Where the weak grow strong and the strong grow great, Here's to "Down Home," the Old North State!"

    Med & XL

  • edited November 2012
    tgkleman said:
    @HH - You can use a stainless steel pot with a lid.  There's really not much difference between that and a ceramic coated DO (both non-reactive cooking surfaces) unless you're searing - the CI can hold a lot more heat, so it will stay hotter longer when you first throw food in.

    Non-coated CI imparts iron and flavor - stainless does not.
    Can you elaborate on the CI imparting a flavor?  I have heard about tomato based food in a CI dutch is not recommended, but a lot of folks seem to make chili in a CI DO.  How much of a flavor? What if the DO is seasoned?  Is this really noticeable?
     
    Really good web page about Cast Iron.  Well worth the read.  I was able to completly restore my Rusty Daisy Wheel after reading the link:

     "Where the weak grow strong and the strong grow great, Here's to "Down Home," the Old North State!"

    Med & XL

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