The Complete Book of Dutch Oven Cooking

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., 2010 - Cooking - 144 pages
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 it—lessons 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.

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User Review  - JohnEPhillips - LibraryThing

I've heard the words "dutch oven" all my life, and I never knew where those cast-iron pots got the name until I read Fears' book. In this book, Fears covers everything from A to Z on dutch ovens, how ... Read full review

The Complete Book of Dutch Oven Cookbook

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Very good book for anyone new to cast iron cooking informative with care and how to use. Explains the type of cookware for the type of cooking you want to do. Very good detailed pictures showing ... Read full review


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J. Wayne Fears has a graduate degree in outdoor recreation from the University of Georgia and has written more than fourteen books on the subject. Having written more than three thousand magazine articles, Fears is a member of the Explorer's Club and was elected to the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame. Fears resides in Huntsville, Alabama.

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