Kathy Caldwell

Dutch Oven Cook Off Lover

Became intrigued by the mystery of Dutch oven cooking when I first saw Cee Dubb on TV.

My first Dutch oven experience came at a bluegrass festival where the local Dutch oven chapter was cooking dinner for the bands. They asked me if I would like to make something and with a borrowed pot and a box of cornbread mix I was hooked. My husband gave me a 10 and 12-inch Dutch oven for my birthday that year and I was off and running.

I entered every contest I could find and took my cooking to a new level. After placing and winning many events, I found myself on my way to Utah for the World Dutch Oven Cookoff. At the last second y cooking partner had a family emergency and was unable to go.

My wonderful husband stepped up and not even knowing how to cook said he would just wash my dishes. We have been a duo ever since entering many cook-offs and meeting wonderful people along the way.

About Kathy Caldwell





Pasco, Washington


Caldwell County Cookers


2017 IDOS Champion, Walla Walla Dutch oven cook off grand Champion, Enterprise Mule Days Dutch oven champion, Redmon Sportsman Show champion, Pullayup Sportman Show champion, and various pie contests winner, King Arthur’s Flour contest winner.

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