Thursday, July 05, 2007

Dutch Oven Cooking

Dutch Oven cooking is a good way to avoid turning the oven on in the house during these hot days of summer. I’m not a pro at it, but I love it.
I'm refering to the heavy cast iron kettles with feet on them to straddle the coals, and the lip around the lid to hold more coals. You can cook anything in a Dutch oven that you can cook in a conventional oven. You’re not limited to stews or chili, but can make wonderful cobblers, cakes, breads, etc.

What’s inside…?

Garlic Cheese Rolls!
I used a recipe [click here] from my favorite Dutch Oven recipe site, Byron’s Dutch Oven Cooking.

Note: I lined my D.O. with foil to easily remove and wrap the rolls to take to dinner at friends.
I substituted sourdough for the bread dough, and for next time I've decided to add jalapeno pepper slices. Don't they look good! (They were)


Laurie & Chris said...

They look really good!!

One Crabapple said...

oh they DO look good.

really good.

I am starving !

The jalapenos will be G R E A T.

You must have been the hit of the dinner with these jewels ....I can almost smell the garlic for want of trying one !!!


stephanie said...

they look amazing!!!! yummmmm....

Anita said...

Interesting, I've never heard of such a Dutch oven but what is inside looks soooo yummy yummy!!!!

Lucky you, are you really having some sunny days in Utha? We over here in Germany are suffering from bad weather, lots of rain and thunderstorms these days! I want summer!!!! Now!!!! ;-)))

XoX, Anita

P.S.: The yarns your purchased from Clare are fabolous!

Gerry said...

Those look just YUMMIE!!!!!

Susan said...

They look indescribably scrumptious! Share the recipe? We used to cook in a DO a lot, but it's a bit heavy, so Paul didn't bring it on the road with us. Instead, he cooks practically everything on the grill, except those soups and chili. =)

judypatooote said... had an in door dutch oven...she called it a dutch oven, but it had no feet, and they make the best roasts....any cast iron pan just seems to give it flavor....I have the cast iron skillet and use it for roasts...I also bake my pineapple upside down cake in carmelizes so well......another yum.,,, I have a LARGE dutch oven with feet that has flowers in it in my back yard. It looks like one would stir apple butter in it....or witches brew....

Naturegirl said...

Yes they do look yummy!!
You won't believe it but my dutchoven is in the garden just sitting there as an ormanent. I have NOt planted anything in it because of all the iron so it just sits there! hugs NG

Beth said...

Those look so delicous,,making me hungry,,I want some now,,
Hi to Blue from Lady!!!

Barbara said...

mhhhh,yummy,yummy ..I am hungry!!!

One Crabapple said...

Taking another look at Garlic Cheese Rolls...mmmm.... Man ! I am soo hungry !