Check out the handy Dutch oven recipes cooking chart. This chart lets you know the correct number of coals to use for your Dutch oven recipes based on the Dutch oven size and the cooking type you are doing. If you are out camping remotely and do not have the handy use of the internet and electronics, then check out my cookbook The Culinary Camper. You will find a similar chart that you can take with you into the woods.
Dutch Oven Cooking Chart
Dutch Oven Size:
Coals on top: 0
Coals on bottom: 0
A very handy tool for a fun way to cook!