Dutch Ovens: Tutorials, Guides, Care & Recipes

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

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    Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

    Apple and winter squash are fantastic together. They are the perfect pair for this cozy, vegan butternut squash soup. For a slightly different flavor that still features classic fall produce, substitute a ripe pear for the apple. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Aberdeen Beef Pie

    When set in the middle of the table, this hearty beef pie is the center of attention. With chunks of...


    Apple, Butternut and Sausage Dressing

    I'd heard about using squash in dressing, so I combined four things I love into one dish: apples, butternut squash,...


    Spicy Potatoes with Garlic Aioli

    This is my take on Spanish

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  • . The potatoes are tossed in a flavorful spice mix and then finished...


    Jen’s Baked Beans

    My daughters wanted baked beans, so I gave homemade ones a shot. With mustard, molasses and a dash of heat,...

    Chipotle Mac & Cheese

    Beefy and bubbly, this Southwestern pasta bake heats up the dinner hour with a peppery bite. —Cyndy Gerken, Naples, Florida


    Marinated Chuck Roast

    It's the simple marinade of orange juice, soy sauce, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce that makes this beef roast so...

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    Winter Oven Beef Stew

    “This is a great cold-weather meal,“ says Bettina Turner from Kernersville, North Carolina. “I love this dutch oven beef stew...


    Cauliflower-Broccoli Cheese Bake

    One of the first dishes my mom taught me is a tasty pairing of cauliflower, cheese and broccoli. It's absolutely...


    Jimmy’s Bang Bang Chicken Sliders

    I simmer chicken thighs in a spicy-sweet sauce, shred them and then pile 'em high on pretzel buns to create...


    Sicilian Mac & Cheese

    To give our mac and cheese a Sicilian touch, we mix sausage, basil and fennel with three cheeses for an...

    Veggie Bean Casserole

    I serve this as a meatless main dish, but it also makes a nice side dish. It freezes and reheats...


    Stromboli Sandwiches

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


    Creamed Pearl Onions

    When our children were small, we always celebrated Christmas at our house. This was one of many recipes I relied...


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    So-Tender Swiss Steak

    This fork-tender Swiss steak with rich gravy was an often-requested main dish around our house when I was growing up....


    Stuffed Pumpkin Dinner

    This recipe is a great way to use a pumpkin up after scooping out the seeds to bake. It is...

    Short Rib Cobbler

    This recipe was inspired by my family's love of two things—beef stew and biscuits. After years of making the two...


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    Chicken Potpie Soup

    My grandmother hand-wrote a cookbook; she created this amazing pie crust, and I added the delicious soup for it. —Karen...


    Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy

    My family loves gravy, so I can never have enough homemade gravy on hand for a holiday dinner. The base...


    German Noodle Bake

    This is a recipe I serve each year for my holiday open house because everyone looks for it. Store-bought noodles...


    New England Lamb Bake

    This dish is hearty and perfect for warming up on a chilly winter evening. The aroma is almost as delightful...


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    Ultimate Pot Roast

    Dutch oven pot roast recipes are the ultimate comfort food. When juicy pot roast simmers in garlic, onions and veggies,...


    Creamy Roasted Garlic & Spinach Orzo

    This side dish brings instant comfort. I first made it without spinach so my husband and daughter would like it....


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    Old-Fashioned Turkey Noodle Soup

    Make the most of leftover turkey with this down-home soup. Creating a broth by roasting the turkey, garlic and vegetables...

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    Cottage Potatoes

    I often make this crunchy and colorful potato dish for our family reunions. It's my cousin's recipe, and we always...


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    Baked Mac and Cheese

    Even people who have had their own homemade baked macaroni and cheese recipe for years ask for mine when they...


    Chicken Burritos

    This mouthwatering chicken burrito recipe makes enough for two casseroles, so you can enjoy one today and freeze the other...


    Giant Meatball Sub

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


    Classic Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

    These make-ahead mashed potatoes save me a ton of time on Christmas day. No more frantically whipping the potatoes while...


    Old-Fashioned Baked Beans

    These hearty beans are a super side dish for a casual meal. The ingredients blend perfectly for a wonderful from-scratch...