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Dutch Oven FAQ

Top 10 Most Common Dutch Oven Questions (Answers and More tips)

Anna Cassidy

Dutch oven cooking has been popular in the United States since the 17th century, and it’s easy to see why; who doesn’t love coming home to the aroma of a slow-cooked meal bubbling on the stove? With proper care, your dutch oven will last you for years, which makes it worthwhile to learn how to use it properly.

Here are some frequently asked questions about dutch ovens, along with our answers to help you better understand how to get the most from your investment.

3 ways to zest a lemon

How to Zest a Lemon: The Secret Top Chefs Are Hiding

How-to GuidesEmma Watson

Zesting a lemon is a great way to harness some of that citrusy, delicate flavor. Many recipes, from grilling to baking to preserving and more, all call for chefs to zest a lemon. But how exactly do you get lemon zest, anyway? And how do you avoid the bitter white peel lurking underneath, sure to add an unpleasant profile to your dish?

Fortunately, with the right tools, obtaining lemon zest (or any fruit zest) is easy and almost effortless

Dutch Oven Turkey: The Simplest Way to Cook Thanksgiving Turkey

Dutch Oven Turkey: The Simplest Way to Cook Thanksgiving Turkey

Anna Cassidy
Eating turkey at Thanksgiving is about traditional as it gets. Usually, you'll see it cooked in a Dutch oven. Cooking turkey in a Dutch oven is quick. They say it is the most delicious way to cook a whole turkey. The whole turkey is full of flavor and moist. No part of the meat is dry. They say it is the most delicious way to cook a whole turkey.