36603Re: new dutch oven
- Dec 31, 2006I'm with Ronda. I always season my new ovens once before I use them,
even if they're "preseasoned." I think when they preseason, they just
spray something on the surface. I've gotten too many "preseasoned"
ovens that have had visible spots of seasoning missing right out of
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Ronda" <rlb_51@...> wrote:
> Kathy - It probably isn't necessary, but after washing my new, pre-
> seasoned ovens, I still usually hadd a thin coat of crisco and
> season for an hour or so in the oven.
> As to the cold weather, just play it by ear. You might have to add
> just a couple more coals. And if it's windy, you might want a wind
> screen. Ronda
> --- In email@example.com, "Kathleen Johnson"
> <kajebj@> wrote:
> > Hi, I have been a lurker on the group. I am a Girl Scout leader
> > trainer and am breaking into the "camp training for new leaders"
> > aninstructor (not for winter camping though). I have used Do's in
> > training but they were already seasoned. My daughter gave me an 8
> > quart Lodge DO for Christmas and it says it is preseasoned. I was
> > wondering if I can believe that I can just start cooking in it or
> do I
> > have to treat it in some way?
> > I am looking forward to using it next week in our outdoor
> > hopefully next weekend. Also - as I live in MA and it is getting
> > here do I need to up the amount of briquets to get a good heat?
> > Thanks for your help,
> > Kathy J
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