Dutch oven

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Dutch oven an oven consisting of a metal box for cooking in front of a fire
    • n Dutch oven iron or earthenware cooking pot; used for stews
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Dutch oven a tin screen for baking before an open fire or kitchen range; also, in the United States, a shallow iron kettle for baking, with a cover to hold burning coals.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Dutch oven a baking-pot, heated by heaping coals round it
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ofen; Ger. ofen.

Usage

In literature:

We baked the bread in a tin reflector instead of the heavy Dutch oven so much in use on the Plains.
"Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail" by Ezra Meeker
A lamb had been killed the day before and was stuffed and baked in the Dutch oven.
"With Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga" by W. Bert Foster
Mother cooked in Dutch ovens.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
Pound cakes, size of a small Dutch oven, sell at $100.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Dave was messing with the Dutch oven in which Bess had just before put the pan of biscuit for breakfast.
"Wyn's Camping Days" by Amy Bell Marlowe
Arrange them in a stew pan or Dutch oven.
"Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners" by Elizabeth O. Hiller
The nest is built on the ground and, like a Dutch oven, is roofed over with the entrance at one side.
"What Bird is That?" by Frank M. Chapman
While in Savannah, we built ourselves what is known as the old fashioned Dutch oven, in which we could bake our pomes.
"In and Out of Rebel Prisons" by Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
The last Dutch oven was stowed away, the lid of the chuck box snapped shut and locked.
"Stepsons of Light" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
Until this very year I carried a Dutch oven on my pack trips.
"Camp and Trail" by Stewart Edward White
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In poetry:

When we got on the camp ground I sure did admire,
How the cook and the wrangler would unhitch the team.
Then they throwed the old dutch oven into the fire—
Them biscuits he baked I can taste in my dreams.
"The Chuck Wagon" by Bruce Kiskaddon
Perhaps ’t was ’cause our appetites were always mighty sharp —
The men who ride the cattle range ain’t apt to kick or carp;
But, anyway, I find myself a-dreaming of that bread
The old Dutch oven baked for us beneath those coals so red.
"The Old Dutch Oven" by Arthur Chapman

In news:

This easy bread recipe requires no kneading , and uses the heat and humidity of a Dutch oven to achieve the perfect crispy crust.
Lately I'm driving around in a Chrysler Dutch oven.
In a heavy pot or Dutch oven, combine all of the ingredients, except the flaxseeds, and bring to a boil.
Add puree, sugar and lemon to a heavy bottom pan such as a Dutch oven and simmer for about 30 min on med-high heat.
I fried the chicken in my Dutch oven, and they turned out nice and crispy.
WilliB's specializes in bunkhouse cooking which means dishes that can be made just as easily in a kitchen or by Dutch oven.
My first roasting pot, or Dutch oven, was Wilton Ware.
Cooking with crock pots, dutch ovens.
3 pm, Bakin' Bill Dutch Oven Demo .
Nancy and Jim Mahoney, of Columbus, have been Dutch oven cooking for at.
Brown meatballs in Dutch oven over medium heat, turning frequently.
We call lots of pots Dutch ovens .
Dutch ovens come in a variety of sizes.
Divide vegetable mixture in Dutch oven between baking pans, pouring over shanks .
Remove bowl or mold from Dutch oven.
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