Synopses & Reviews
In this valuable book, Rawlings teaches novice Dutch oven chefs the basic techniques they need to know. She describes the different sizes of Dutch ovens and how much they hold, how to break in, season, clean, and store a new oven, and provides 136 easy-to-prepare recipes.
Marla Rawlings truly has a knack for choosing and preparing simple, delicious Dutch oven meals, and the unique ability to share those skills with others in an easily understood fashion! In this valuable book, she teaches novice Dutch oven chefs the basic techniques they need to know to enjoy this hobby. She tells about different sizes of Dutch ovens and how much they hold, how to break in, season, clean and store a new oven so foods cooked in it will retain its unique Dutch oven flavor. She explains how to control Dutch oven temperatures, comparing the number of charcoal briquettes to the temperature listings found in regular cookbooks. She gives useful tips concerning equipment and tools that can make the cooking process easier, and warns of safety concerns. The extensive collection of 136 delectable, easy-to-prepare recipies is sure to make this one of the most enjoyed Dutch oven cookbooks available!