OTTUMWA — If you have an interest in Dutch oven cooking, you don't need to go camping to try. Head over to the Pioneer Ridge Nature Center.
The Wapello County Conservation Board welcomes Matt Groenendyke to Pioneer Ridge Nature Area for a Dutch Oven cooking demonstration. Starting at 10 a.m. on June 16, the cook will teach participants the techniques and joys of a Dutch oven. Be sure to register by noon, June 14.
Don't let a difference in cooking implement keep you from trying: Matt will break down what you need and you will see how easy cooking in this manner can be. If you have a Dutch Oven and a recipe you would like to share or try, bring your materials with you.