Cleaning a Dutch Oven: 5 Steps to Great Cast Iron Care

Cast iron is a wonderful material, but requires some unique methods to keep it clean and rust-free. Following these simple techniques will help make your Dutch oven a real treasure that can last for generations. Especially if you’ve purchased a pre-seasoned Dutch oven, it can be easy to forget that the oil in the seasoning … Read more

5 Ways to Buy Quality Dutch Oven

Getting the best Dutch oven possible is not so hard if you know what to look for. Although price is always a factor, don’t let it dominate your decision. A quality camping Dutch oven, properly cared for, will last for generations. 1. Legs to stand on A good camping Duch oven should have three legs … Read more

What is a Dutch Oven Camping?

Dutch Oven Camping

A friend and I are planning a camping trip, and I offer to bring along a couple of Dutch ovens and man the kitchen. With a blank look, he says, “Um, what is a Dutch oven?” Maybe you know how he feels. Read on. Camping Dutch Oven As used in the world of camping and … Read more

French Onion Soup

Category: SoupsServes 6 Cooking the onions for a very long time over low heat mellows their flavor. Don’t stir them too often or they won’t caramelize. This soup tastes best when made with Homemade Beef Stock. Ingredients 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 pounds yellow onions, sliced 1/4-inch into half circles 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoons … Read more

Cannellini Beans and Greens on Garlic Toast

Category: Low Carb Ingredients 3 cups water 12 cups torn kale (about 1 bunch) 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 1/2 cups finely chopped onion 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1 cup diced seeded plum tomato 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 (16 ounce) can cannellini beans or other white … Read more

Best Dutch Oven for Induction Cooktops

Dutch ovens may be somewhat pricey, but they are incredibly versatile. They have thick walls, sturdy lids, and a knob on top. The single and loop handles make it easy to hold these cooking pots while cooking. Meat can be boiled, baked, and even braised in Dutch ovens.  If you take good care of your … Read more

Is it Safe to Put a Dutch Oven in the Oven?

Yes, it is perfectly safe to place a Dutch oven inside an oven. However, a few factors must be considered before approving any Dutch oven for use in the oven.  Dutch ovens are now typically compatible with all cooktops, including gas, electric, induction, convection, wood, and even coal used in campfires! If you have purchased … Read more

Can a Dutch oven work with an induction cooktop?

Induction cooktops allow for quicker cooking, more straightforward techniques with just a few buttons, and, most importantly, there is no need to stand or monitor food periodically to prevent accidents.  The induction cooktop eliminates all the difficulties associated with cooking, making every day cooking a breeze.  And since many of us also use Dutch ovens … Read more

How to Use a Dutch Oven on a Stove Top

Dutch ovens are remarkable for their versatility and wide range of applications. Since the eighteenth century, these culinary implements have made their mark and continue to do so. Everyone knows that Dutch ovens are ideal for baking the perfect Coq au vin or casserole, but how about using them on the stovetop?  To use a … Read more

Best Dutch Oven For Glass Top Stove

Best Dutch Oven For Glass Top Stove

If you are like most people, you cook a variety of dishes in your oven. From roast chicken to cobbler, your oven is utilized frequently. If you are in the market for a new oven or are considering purchasing a Dutch oven, you may wonder if this type of oven is compatible with your glass … Read more