by Marla Rawlings. Softbound, 144 pages, 5” x 8”. Marla Rawlings truly has a knack for choosing and preparing simple, delicious Dutch oven meals, and she has 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 wonderful hobby. She tells about the different sizes of Dutch ovens and how much they hold. She tells 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 she warns of safety concerns that can prevent unfortunate accidents. Her recipes are easy to follow. For each dish she indicates the desired temperature, then converts it into how many charcoal briquettes should be under the Dutch oven and how many should be placed on the lid. She gives instructions concerning rotating the oven and lid to prevent hot spots, and provides clear directions for preparing each of the recipes she outlines.
THE BEGINNERS GUIDE TO DUTCH OVEN COOKING
- Product Code: 702567
- Availability: In Stock