Glenwood’s Dutch Oven Gathering was memorable
The weather was perfect for 2021 Dutch Oven Gathering held on April 10 this year in Glenwood. There were 10 cooking teams who served approximately 250 meals. There was a large variety of meals -- everything from pork chops, chili dishes and venison stew, to steak and taters and chicken cacciatore.
There were also great breads, and cobblers and wonderful desserts.
It was a great day for the vendors as well and the library book sale was a huge success.
The winners of the three raffles were:
Western Outfit -- Terrie Henderson of Flora Vista, NM.
Hand made baling twine rug and a beautiful lathe made wooden pen -- Stefanie Kuefer of Phoenix, AZ
Large disc and coffee pot and holder -- Cheri Jackson.
The cooking contest winners were:
Best Beef Meal --The Gila Belly Buster Team Joe and Lorre Bice of Las Lunas. They served Chopped Steak, Smashed Taters, Corn, Biscuits and Cobbler.
Best Bread was also won by the Gila Belly Buster Team -- wonderful herb biscuits.
Best Meal -- the Trapper Jim Camp from Clovis. They served Venison Stew and cornbread and cobbler.
Best Dessert -- T&G Camp from Las Cruces. They served a several berry cobbler.
The youngest cooker team was also from Las Cruces. Emma, Kade, Evertt, and Avery.
Proceeds from this year’s Community Fund Raiser funds were distributed to the Glenwood Community Park and the Glenwood Library for the summer youth reading program this year.
Mark your calendars for the 1st or 2nd weekend of April next year for the 2022 Dutch Oven Gathering.