• Informational

    The Dutch Oven

    For the last post in the series from The Pros and Cons of Pots and Pans, this pot is fast becoming a serious contender in my kitchen! These ovens come in two different materials (for kitchen use, not camping); Cast iron covered in porcelain enamel and stainless steal .  The sizes range from 3 qt  to 15 qt. and colors are almost endless. If you are one to stew, braise, fry or love using your dutch oven while camping, this is a must have.  I just bought one and in the past week I have used it 3 times already! You can use these ovens to bake, brown, boil or make…

  • Informational

    The Pros and Cons of Pots and Pans

    For many people pans have become something that either collect dust in the cupboards or a necessary nuisance to scrub after burning dinner.  But that can all change by simply learning about them.  What are they made of, how do I cook with them and what type of pan do I use for what purpose.  Well, read on my friends and we will explore together the pros and cons of pots and pans! In this first part of a series, let’s look into what type of pans you have to choose from: Aluminum Pros: Light weight, best heat conductor of all the metals (next to copper), comes is non-stick or…