Offering a fresh take on one of America's most beloved cooking techniques, The Ultimate Dutch Oven Cookbook proves why the Dutch oven has earned its place as the most versatile pot in today's kitchen. Perfect for a wide-range of one-pot meals big enough to feed the whole family, the Dutch oven is the ideal cooking vessel for braises, stews, pot roasts, homemade breads, and just about anything else you can think of. In this Dutch oven cookbook, you will find new twists on one-pot Dutch oven classics, as well as recipes for homemade pizza, savory tarts, fruit-filled pancakes, and other out-of-the-box delights.
The many advantages of a Dutch oven include:
-Versatility. Because you can use it on the stovetop and in the oven, you can cook in it almost any way you want - boil, fry, broil, bake, stew, etc.
-It is pretty. Many models come in colorful designs that dress up kitchen shelves and tables. It has a vintage look. Dishes can be brought straight to the table without the need for a serving dish.
-It is durable. Many owners have had their Dutch ovens for decades and, except for some discoloration and minor chipping, their pots still work like new.
-It is energy efficient. The thick walls made of cast iron and the tight-fitting lid help distribute heat evenly and retain it, even after the pot has been removed from the heat source.
-It makes food more healthy and delicious. The tight lid helps keep in the flavors, and the steady heat makes meat super tender. The enamel lining also prevents any undesirable reactions between acidic food and metal.
-It makes cooking easy. Because you can go straight from stove top to oven, a lot of messy and time-wasting steps are eliminated from the cooking process.
-It is the ideal cooking tool for camping trips.
With the simple recipes in this Dutch oven cookbook, you just might have discovered your forever pot.