Re: OT DSL re-connection!!
- Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:19:56 -0300
- From: Joy Beeson <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: OT DSL re-connection!!
On Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:37:01 +1000, Daniel
> Thank you. Interesting! One of the other examples they give on that page
> is "dutch oven", but they don't have an explanation page for that
My mother called her largest cast-aluminum cooking pot a "dutch oven".
Many years after leaving home, I learned that when stoves were a
luxury, large iron pots were used for baking over an open fire. The
instructor at Becoming an Outdoorswoman also used one of the pots to
make venison chili.
I presume that in Hoosier dialect, the name stuck after the pots lost
their legs and were used only on a stovetop. I'm told that the proper
name for a camper's dutch oven is "bake kettle".
I'm hoping to dust mine off this summer and make some bread. Requires
a hot day to incubate the dough.
joy beeson at comcast dot net
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