Apr 21, 2012National Park Week - Grand Canyon
What defines the Grand Canyon is the power of erosion. For millions of years, the Colorado River has been snaking down the Grand Canyon carving away at the red rock layers creating the awe-inspiring spectacle that we see today.
If you start at the rim and make your way down to the river bottom, it’s like going back in time. Each layer of sand and rock represents a different time in the
Apr 20, 2012Dutch Oven Storage - Scott Leysath
It’s always been a dream of ours to cook every meal in a Dutch oven. Unfortunately that’s not always possible, which means that sometimes your Dutch oven has to be put away and stored. Hopefully, not for too long. But no matter the length of time your Dutch oven is not in use, a couple simple tricks when putting it away can ensure that it’s ready to go when it’s time to cook.
Apr 19, 2012Camp Chef's National Park Week Contest
During National Park Week, you can benefit from free admission into any and every National Park out there… you can also enter to win a Camp Chef cast iron package!
To celebrate National Park Week and the coming camping season, we will be having a contest April 21st – April 29th. Three lucky winners will each receive a commemorativeCamp Chef National Park
Apr 18, 2012Cast Iron Conditioning Myth - Scott Leysath
We hear a lot of different techniques for seasoning or conditioning cast iron. Some are good and some are not so good. But one thing we do know is that the best way to season or condition cast iron is to maintain it to begin with. While it does take a little bit of work (mostly just a little time), it’s not as hard as you would think to keep your cast iron in tip-top shape.
Apr 17, 2012Cast Iron Clean Up - Scott Leysath
We wish we could say that this has never happened to us, but unfortunately it has. We too are the occasional cast iron abusers. Just because we love cooking in cast iron cook and bake-ware doesn’t mean we always treat it like we should. Whether it’s not cleaning up a skillet right after dinner or allowing your dutch ovens to get rusty over the winter, the magic of cast iron is that you can
Apr 17, 2012Earthquake Safety 101
Millions of people across the country live near earthquake zones. Scientists have gotten pretty good at seeing the warning signs in advance of most natural disasters. However, some, like earthquakes, continue to be totally unpredictable. That’s why preparing yourself with the right knowledge, plan of action, and emergency kits is so important.