How much charcoal should you use for a cast-iron Dutch oven?

Answer The number of charcoal needed when cooking outdoors with a Dutch oven is approximately twice the diameter of your oven. If you have a 16-inch oven, use 32 briquettes of charcoal.Source:Counting Ch... Read More »

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Should a cast iron pot or dutch oven be seasoned with oil in the same way as a cast iron skillet?

Is a cast iron casserole a dutch oven?

A large, cast-iron casserole with a tight-fitting lid would qualify as a Dutch oven, as does any other heavy-duty lidded pot. Classic Dutch ovens are cast iron with legs and a basket handle for han... Read More »

Can you use a cast iron dutch oven on flat surface ovens?

How do I clean cast iron dutch ovens?

Wash the cast iron dutch oven with hot water and one or two drops of dish soap. Quickly scrub the cookware with a plastic or nylon scrubbing sponge.Rinse the dutch oven with water to remove soap an... Read More »