Whether you’re a master Dutch oven chef or a newbie trying to figure out the ropes, there are some accessories you can’t miss out on.
Enhance your cast iron Dutch oven experience with necessary and convenient additions to your cookware! From seasoning to cooking to cleaning, these are the items you can’t do without.
#1. Dutch Oven Stand for Cooking
The Lodge Original Finish Camp Dutch Oven Lid Stand is the perfect thing to keep your Dutch oven lid out of the dirt while you’re cooking. Who wants little bits of pinecone and brush on a pot lid? Nobody! Keep your cooking space clean and tidy, even while camping. This lid stand can hold a variety of lid sizes. It’s made of heavy-duty steel, and the black finish can withstand high temperatures. The stand is foldable, so it’s easy to move around and take with you when you travel.
#2. Dutch Oven Lid Lifter
If you’re going to use a Dutch oven over a fire, a lid lifter is a must-have accessory. Keep your hands burn-free with the Texsport Camp Cast Iron Dutch Oven Lid Lifter. This tool is 15 inches, so you can stand far away from the heat while checking to see how your meal is cooking. It can work with any lid that has a slotted handle. It also features a spiral ball handle, which works to keep you gripping area cool enough to touch. This is a basic tool that can be easily used and transported.
#3. Dutch Oven Trivet
This tool is ingenious. If you want to use your Dutch oven like an actual oven rather than a pot, then this Lodge Cast Iron Meat Rack and Trivet is precisely what you need. The trivet raises meat and other baked items from the bottom of the Dutch Oven to prevent scorching or sticking on the bottom of the food. You can also use it as a hot pad in a pinch. It is eight inches in diameter and can fit in most standard Dutch ovens. As a bonus, it comes pre-seasoned.
#4. Dutch Oven Tote Bag
This tote bad is just what you need to easily transport your Dutch oven. No more shall you wrestle with such demons as falling lids, awkward storage, and dirt in your pot! Keep everything clean and in one place, plus lift and carry it all with ease. Lodge’s 12-Inch Dutch Oven Tote Bag fits not only Lodge Dutch ovens, but also other Dutch ovens of the same size. This model also comes in 8-inch, 10-inch, and 14-inch options. It has a padded bottom and comfortable polypropylene straps.
#5. Dutch Oven Heat Guard Gloves
There’s nothing worse than getting burned while you’re cooking—suddenly, a much-anticipated meal becomes an unpleasant experience. Avoid burns by keeping a pair of Camp Dutch Oven Heat Guard Gloves handy. These gloves are made with heat resistant material, so they can protect your skin from the heat of cast iron cookware. One size fits all, and they come in an attractive red color.
#6. Cast Iron Cooking Tripod
The Stansport Cast Iron Cooking Tripod is the perfect tool for cooking in a Dutch Oven over an open fire. Reminiscent of medieval and colonial movie sets, this sturdy tripods hangs a pot over an open flame. A nickel-plated and hook attach securely to the lid of the pot and allow you to adjust the height as needed. This cast iron cooking tripod easily folds for storage and transportation. If you don’t want to place your Dutch oven directly on the coals, this is the perfect solution.
#7. Lodge Field Guide to Dutch Oven Cooking Cookbook
Some people are Dutch oven pros, and others have absolutely no idea how to use a Dutch oven at all. No matter which camp you fall into, you’ll love the Lodge Field Guide to Dutch Oven Cooking cookbook. This book not only teaches you how to use and care for your cast iron Dutch oven, it also gives you dozens of recipes to try. Some are old classics, and some are new favorites to make and love. Get out of your rut and try something new and delicious from this cookbook!
#8. Cast Iron Cleaner – XXL 8×8 More Efficient Stainless Steel Chainmail Scrubber
This chainmail scrubber looks like it came straight from the armor of a knight! This simple invention is the perfect cleaner for your cast iron Dutch oven. All you need to do is rub this gently over your cast iron cookware, and you’ll get all the food off. No soap is needed, just warm water! The scrubber itself is also very easy to clean.
#9. Disposable Foil Dutch Oven Liner
Thank goodness someone came up with this idea! If you one of the many folks who hate cleaning a Dutch oven, then you need these Camp Chef CampLiner Dutch Oven Liners. You simply use your Dutch oven as usual, except that you can throw away the liners and skip all the hard cleaning work. Get use out of your Dutch oven and make whatever you want! You’ll never have to scrub the pot again. These liners are 12 inches in diameter and come in packs of twelve. They fit 6 quart, 12 inch Dutch ovens of most brands.
#10. Scrub Brush
Keep your cast iron Dutch oven clean and cared for with this specially-designed Lodge Scrub Brush. The brush is ten inches, making is comfortable and easy to scrub every nook and cranny of your Dutch oven. It features an ergonomic grip design and a hole for hanging. The handle is made of wood, and the bristles are stiff nylon.
#11. Cast-Iron Conditioner
This Camp Chef Cast-Iron Conditioner is the best way to season your cast iron Dutch oven. Just apply a thin coat to clean pots and pans and season as usual! You’ll get a perfect patina and nonstick coating in no time. The bottles are a convenient 6-ounce size.