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Mark Hansen
I love to cook, especially in Dutch ovens, to write songs, to play and make games, and to blog!
I love to cook, especially in Dutch ovens, to write songs, to play and make games, and to blog!

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Card of the week: Fasting and Service
 Verse:  OT, Isaiah 58:6 Text: “Is not this the fast that I have chosen? To loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens...” Verse Rule: ABILITY: Add (S)(S) if you sacrificed another Fasting verse to play this verse. Sacrifice Cost: 2 Markers: L...

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New Book! Beginner's Dutch Oven Cookbook
Exciting stuff!  A new book is released!  This one is co-written by myself and my friend Matt Pelton. He's an amazing Dutch oven Chef, and a IDOS World Champ. He and I both contributed a lot of recipes from our old books, blogs, and a lot of new ones, too! ...

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Card of the week: Future Perfect
Verse:  GConf April 2017, Dieter F Uchtdorf, Sun AM Sess Text: “God knows you perfectly. He loves you perfectly. He knows what your future holds.” Verse Rule: DISCARD 2: Seek any verse, then end your turn. Sacrifice Cost: 2 Markers: Faith Icons: FF This “ve...

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Curryish Seafood Soup in a Dutch Oven
It was Mother’s Day, and I wanted to cook something both unique and exciting. It had to be low in Weight Watcher’s points (my wife and I are both on that program, now), and it had to be made with what we had on hand (I don’t like to go shopping on Sundays)....

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Card of the Week - The City on the Hill
Verse:  Matthew 5:14 Text: “Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.” Verse Rule: Unique, ALSO, ABILITY: When you play any other verse, you may set another chosen verse into the same chapter. Sacrifice Cost: 3 Markers: Pea...

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Dutch Oven Roasted Cauliflower and other veggies
My wife showed me this one in a picture online several months ago. It sure looked impressive, and tasty. She and I have been trying to lose weight with Weight Watchers in the last few months, so we’ve been doing a lot with veggies in general and cauliflower...

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Card of the week: Show Me My Weakness
Verse:  Ether 12:27 Text: “And if men come unto me, I will show unto them their weakness.” Verse Rule: You may reveal 2 other chosen verses with a sacrifice cost of 0 or 1 instead of sacrificing to play this verse. Sacrifice Cost: 1 Markers: Trials Icons: F...

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Dutch oven Restoration and Reseasoning.
Last week, my neighbor let me take his Dutch oven and “rehab” it. As you can see from the pictures, it was pretty badly rusted. I did one of my own that had gotten all oxidized as well. Here, you can see a pic of them both. Mine is the long, oval one. I sta...

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Latter Day Voices, New Verses for April Conference!
Here are a couple of new verses for the "Latter Day Voices" set, from this past General Conference. This first one is from my favorite talk, about how we should celebrate the diverse group that the church is. I love to listen Elder Holland. He always gives ...

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The Word For the New Year
A few years ago, I found myself tired of making New Year’s Resolutions. They were always the same, and I’d end up breaking them right away and feeling like a total failure. Again. Then I read a post in a blog somewhere that changed my perspective on the ide...
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