Dutch Ovens

Dutch ovens are a cook's best friend, perfect for everything from stews to bread. Discuss the best brands, how to clean them, great Dutch oven recipes, and more with other savvy cooks.

What to Do with Your New Dutch Oven

Did you score a Prime Day deal on a new Dutch oven this year? Congrats! Braise, boil, bake, and fry in the Dutch oven—the options are endless. Here’s what you need to know about your new favorite piece...

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pressure cooker in lieu of dutch oven

by traceybell 14 years ago

Well, Amazon can't fulfill my order for a staub dutch oven which makes me sad because it would have been so lovely to use, not to mention just look at. Since I don't want to pay full price for a St...

Keep All-Clad Dutch Oven or return

by chriscinfl 14 years ago

Dh got me a huge All-Clad Dutch Oven for xmas. We have a very small kitchen and I have tons of stockpots which makes me wonder if I should just return it. Please tell me why it is so much better,...

cracked enamel in Le Creuset dutch oven--safe to use?

by AppleSister 14 years ago

Despite all my care in using my beloved Le Creuset dutch oven (I even hid it from my sublettor), I had small cracks appear on the inside enamel while making soup last night. I called Le Creuset, a...

Which size dutch oven?

by SBackes 15 years ago

For a family of 7 would you get the 7, 9 or 13 qt? DH is going to order one for me for Christmas thanks!

Where to get an inexpensive cast iron dutch oven/casserole?

by doctor_mama 15 years ago

I'm looking for a dutch oven to make Jim Lahey's no-knead bread (as written up in last week's NY Times and discussed exhaustively on the Home Cooking board). I don't have a Le Creuset or other simi...

Lodge dutch oven mystery

by ob_chris 15 years ago

Just took possession of a Lodge Logic dutch oven. The underside of the lid is sporting a sinister pattern of spikes. Anyone able to clue me in on their purpose?

Le Creuset Dutch Oven...How to boil water

by The_Bayou 15 years ago

This may be an odd question, but how do you boil water with a Le Creuset Dutch Oven. I bought a 5.5 quart dutch oven yesterday, and although I own a few other Le Creuset products (wok, baking pan,...

dutch ovens: round, oval, enameled, non

by BKchompchomp 15 years ago

A basic basic question from me. What is the difference between round and oval dutch ovens? I'm about to start some serious braising for fall and winter, and I don't have a dutch oven of any sort....

Is My LC Dutch Oven Ruined?

by personalcheffie 15 years ago

My Le Creuset Dutch oven has hard caked on black burnt stuff that I cannot get off, even with cleanser. Does anyone have any recommendations for removing this? I've scrubbed as hard as I can, use...

brand new le creuset dutch oven - what should i make first?

by adam 15 years ago

i just got a 6 3/4 quart dutch oven from le creuset - my first piece like this - what should i make first? a roast? a stew? chili? a chicken? ?????

Dutch oven cooking- camping style

by chowchowchow 15 years ago

Looking for tried and true dutch oven recipes. I finally got a chance to use mine with charcoal- what a hoot! Camping was cancelled due to rain, but we cooked a la backyard; chicken stew and blu...

Where can I buy a reasonably priced dutch oven?

by stella 15 years ago

Can anyone recommend a good place to buy a Le Crueset (spelling??) dutch oven in Toronto where prices are reasonable? Thanks!

Le Creuset-type Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Ovens for <$50

by Norm 16 years ago

While flipping channels, I found QVC selling Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Ovens (similar to Le Creuset) at very attractive prices. QVC is selling a 5 Quart Staub Basix Enameled Cast Iron French Oven ...

what are your favorite recipes for dutch ovens?

by yfoodie 16 years ago

i have a dutch oven that i find that i only really use much for making pasta sauce. somehow i don't think i'm getting the best use of my 9 qt le creuset oval dutch oven. does anyone have any goo...

Dutch oven as breadbox?

by Caviar 16 years ago

Is there any reason I would not want to use an enameled cast iron dutch oven as a breadbox when I'm not using it for cooking?

Short Ribs--Dutch oven on Stove or bake in Oven?

by High Maintenance 16 years ago

Just curious as to why some recipes call to put the dutch oven in the oven, or why some recipes call to have the dutch oven on the stove? Thanks for your expert opinions and anwers...

Dutch Oven Cooking: Cornbread Success!

by Alexandra Eisler 16 years ago

It's official. Freshly made baked goods will now be available on camping trips. I modified the recipe linked below (less sugar, equal parts corn to flour, and half canola oil, as I ran out of but...

Tips on cleaning a crusty Dutch oven?

by Alexandra Eisler 16 years ago

I ruined my Dutch oven on our final camping trip last summer (peach/berry cobbler gone horribly wrong), and am ready to try it out again. But first I have to removed the carbonized chunks now fu...

Dutch oven?

by Sweet Pea 16 years ago

Hi all, I've come across a lot of recipes that call for a Dutch oven. What is that, and if I don't have one, what can I use as a substitute? Thanks.

Question About Cooking With Le Creuset Dutch Ovens

by Novice Cook 17 years ago

Used my new 5.5 quart Le Creuset Dutch Oven for the first time today and have a couple of questions. I made a 3.25 lb. boneless chuck roast. After browning the chuck roast, I sauteed onions, gar...

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