dlrcpa wrote:I have often wondered about using a dutch oven for cooking near the fire/coals. Mine is aluminum. DH also has a ceramic "bean pot" that might work better?
We use dutch ovens for cooking when we're camping, but they are cast iron and meant to withstand heavy heat and meant to be placed directly in hot coals to cook the food inside.
i would think that your aluminum & ceramic pots may not work effectively, or burn your food.