Evangeline

Jan 28, 2013 11:44 AM by Melissa Canone

Dutch Oven 101 Set For February 2

VILLE PLATTE -- Visitors are invited to Chicot State Park in Ville Platte on Saturday, February 2, at 9:00 a.m. to noon, to learn about Dutch oven cooking.

Bill Ryan and members of several other chapters of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society will have a Dutch oven gathering (DOG) in Chicot State Park
at Pavilion 1, to demonstrate the early pioneer cooking technique.

Participants will be able to sample the food and learn first hand how to use these outdoor ovens to cook a full meal. "This program will help
familiarize visitors with the culture of the area" Kim Hollier, site naturalist.

Chicot State Park is the largest state park in Louisiana. Situated around a 2,000-acre, man-made lake, the park offers a wide variety of
outdoor activities for visitors such as camping, fishing, hiking and picnicking. The park is located in the heart of Louisiana, six miles north of Ville Platte in Evangeline Parish on La. 3042.

Day-use admission to the park is $1 per person. All programs are free with paid admission to the park. Groups of 10 or more can make reservations for special programs.

For more information, call 1-888-677-6100 toll free or 363-6289 in the Ville Platte area.

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