Dutch Ovens: Tutorials, Guides, Care & Recipes

Here’s everything you need to know about owning a Dutch oven.

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    One-Pot Mac and Cheese

    1 review

    Who likes cleaning up after making mac and cheese? Not this girl. This one-pot mac and cheese is a family favorite, and my 3-year-old is thrilled to see it coming to the dinner table. We love to add sliced smoked sausage to this creamy mac recipe! —Ashley Lecker, Green Bay, Wisconsin

    Lunch-Box Chicken Soup

    2 reviews

    A friend gave me this recipe, and I tweaked a few things to make it healthier. It’s so delicious and...

    Homemade Pear Honey

    2 reviews

    Pear honey is an old recipe that's been passed down through families. We especially like it with hot biscuits and...

    Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter Bites

    4 reviews

    My son Micah and I love peanut butter cups, so we made them into a new treat. We entered these...

    Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

    3 reviews

    Loaded with fresh vegetables and herbs, this hearty, meatless sauce is a perfect way for gardeners to make delicious use...

    Hearty Hamburger Vegetable Soup

    28 reviews

    Oregano really shines in this hearty soup from field editor Traci K Wynne, Denver, Pennsylvania. “It smells delicious while it’s...

    Stone Soup

    3 reviews

    After reading the “Stone Soup” story, our Test Kitchen enjoyed concocting this version of the folktale classic. It’s chock-full of...

    Stromboli Sandwiches

    11 reviews

    Like a sloppy joe with Italian seasonings, these hearty sandwich slices fill the bill at potlucks, reunions and more. Although...

    Creamy Chicken Vegetable Soup

    4 reviews

    It's easy to entice kids of all ages to eat their veggies when they appear in a creamy chicken soup...

    Ornament Popcorn Balls

    1 review

    These gooey-sweet treats are great for dressing up the tree with a little more than the classic popcorn string. And...

    Pot of S’mores

    22 reviews

    Mom’s easy Dutch-oven version of the popular campout treat is so good and gooey. The hardest part is waiting for...

    Cake & Berry Campfire Cobbler

    10 reviews

    This warm cobbler is one of our favorite ways to end a busy day of fishing, hiking, swimming or rafting....

    My Christmas Fudge

    23 reviews

    This fudge is virtually foolproof and so creamy you won't believe it. I've searched for years for the richest fudge,...

    Pickled Sweet Onions

    2 reviews

    These slightly crunchy pickled onions are not only a great gift for Christmas, but also a terrific contribution to a...

    Ham & Broccoli Pasta

    32 reviews

    It's hard to beat a meal that's created in one pan, takes 30 minutes to pull together, and your kids...

    Pasta Squiggles with Pumpkin Sauce

    3 reviews

    My family loves this spiral pasta in a tasty pumpkin sauce. Make it for Halloween and call it Creepy-Crawly Noodles!...

    White Chocolate Cereal Bars

    5 reviews

    A friend shared with me this fresh take on traditional crispy treats. My husband loves them, and I feel so...

    Giant Meatball Sub

    As either a hearty party sandwich or a filling lunch or dinner, this sub will rise to the top of...

    Cheese Soup with a Twist

    3 reviews

    One of my favorite childhood memories is of my Aunt Claire serving up hearty bowlfuls of her famous cheesy soup....

    Blueberry Jelly

    10 reviews

    My mother brought this old family recipe with her when she moved here from Scotland. My children and husband especially...

    Luscious Blueberry Jam

    5 reviews

    This perfectly spreadable blueberry jam boasts a beautiful dark color with a sweet, seasonal flavor. —Karen Haen, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

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    Bistro Mac & Cheese

    38 reviews

    I like to serve this mac & cheese with a salad and crusty bread. It's a satisfying meal that feels...

    Chunky Applesauce

    35 reviews

    There's just something extra special about a homemade applesauce recipe like this one. This simple dish is tart and not...

    Ranch Mac & Cheese

    62 reviews

    I came up with the recipe for this creamy and satisfying macaroni and cheese, which has a special twist. My...

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    Favorite Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    8 reviews

    My family begs me to make mashed sweet potatoes at Thanksgiving and Christmas. I love this recipe because it can...

    Pasta & Broccoli Sausage Simmer

    42 reviews

    I created this meal when trying to use up a large head of broccoli. My family requests it at least...

    Turkey Sloppy Joes for a Crowd

    2 reviews

    I found this recipe in my mother's recipe box. Sometimes I serve it over vegetables such as corn or green...

    Tarantula Treats

    We host a Halloween party every year where guests are treated to "terrifying" edible tarantulas. In only a few minutes,...

    Kettle Corn

    1 review

    If one of the reasons you go to fairs is to satisfy your craving for popcorn, you'll get the same...