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Low-tech cooking is good!  Just to shun modern technology, on Wednesday, August 06, 2014, I cook a delicious dinner outside, using charcoal and iron.  It doesn't get much simpler than that!

Photo:  I just happen to own a 22-inch Webber charcoal-fired kettle grill, that is very useful for all kinds of low-tech cooking.  Today, Wednesday, August 06, 2014, I fired up the grill, and added a few chunks of hickory for smoke flavor, and placed a large, cast iron pot filled with squash, potato wedges and pork.  Oh yes, the pork was seasoned, and I applied a bit of olive oil, so the meat and veggies wouldn't burn.

Photo:  I took off the top grate and placed the pot on the bottom grate, and surrounded it with charcoal and wood, so it effectively baked my dinner.  Naturally, I added wood, to enhance the smoky flavor.  Dinner, is almost ready, and I added a couple pieces of bacon to the pot for good measure.  The lid to the pot was taken off for the photo, as when you're cookin',' the lid should be on, to ensure even heat.  It only took about 45 minutes to cook dinner in this low-tech way.

Photo:  Dinner!  When the meat was nearly finished, I dabbed it with barbecue sauce, in order to enhance the flavor, but the photo will give you an idea of the kind of food you can expect when you cook over charcoal, in an iron pot.  The same method can be used for cooking when you're camping, over an open camp fire.

Simple, delicious, and it's just the way I like it.  Food always tastes better when it's cooked outside!

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