Finding Rusty Gold
Have you ever dug up an old piece of treasure?
I like to hunt around markets and car boots sales for any cast iron cooking pieces and just happened to stumble across a beautiful piece of rusty gold, an old camp oven. Little did I know it really would be a piece of treasure! She wasn’t much to look at for a first glance, covered in rust and a crack in her lid. However I bought her and took her home anyway. I was originally going to use her as a decorative piece in the garden but, after removing some of the rust I found markings underneath the lid.
A classic piece of history
The lid came up real nice and it impressed me with how well the entire camp oven was cleaning up. The next step after removing the rust was to season the camp oven or get it ready to cook in once again.
Seasoning the rusty gold
This old girl was ready to cook in after she received her second seasoning process. Cast iron cookware pieces are so convenient when travelling and camping, so I’ve put together this tasty recipe for the upcoming Easter season that is quick and simple to make. This Easter damper has no yeast, so you don’t need to wait around for the yeast to activate and the dough to rise. Simply combine the ingredients and bake, then enjoy!
Check out this video on how to season your rusty camp oven with a BBQ!