The Dutch oven is the one cooking pot that does it all: bakes bread, steams vegetables, boils seafood, fries eggs, stews wild game, and broils meat. Dutch ovens produce great-tasting food with a small amount of effort and a lot of fun. From the differences between aluminum and cast-iron ovens to care and cleaning of ovens to useful accessories, this comprehensive guide includes a wide range of useful information that will appeal to new and seasoned Dutch oven cooks alike. Learn how a Dutch oven is made, what to look for when purchasing one, and how to season it properly before using itlessons from an expert: J. Wayne Fears is a member of the International Dutch Oven Society, an author of acclaimed outdoor cookbooks, and has served as a judge at many cook-offs, including the National Cornbread Cook-off.
Follow simple recipes to make: Cowboy biscuits Cornbread Stews and soups Chili Baked salmon Hearty meatloaf Peach cobbler French coconut pie Apple pie And more! Whether you’re camping or throwing a party for friends, Dutch ovens will make cooking simple, unique, and enjoyable.