For centuries the dutch oven has been the world's most portable camp stove. the pioneers on the frontier made good use of their dutch ovens and developed a tasty array of recipes. Unfortunately, much of their knowledge has been lost or forgotten in more recent times. Robert L. Ririe is one of the nation's most experienced dutch-oven chefs. After cooking and experimenting with dutch ovens for decades, he has restored and recorded many of these early pioneer skills in this very unique cookbook. Lets Cook Dutch is one of the most complete books in its feild. For the beginner, there is a valuable chapter of general instructions converning the preparation, usage and maintenance of dutch ovens, fire preparation, etc. This chapter is followed by eleven more, each filled with mouth-watering recipes. These chapters include: sauces, meat dishes, meat with vegetables, quick meals, poultry and fish, desserts, breads and rolls. Other informative chapters deal with more advanced details such as cooking for groups, cooking in emergencies, and complimentary side dishes. This book will make dutch-oven cooking an enjoyable and delicious experience for everyone, both at home and on the trail.