[Sca-cooks] Period dutch ovens

Judith Epstein judith at ipstenu.org
Wed Dec 9 14:14:47 PST 2009

On 9 Dec 2009, at 2:54 PM, Michael Gunter wrote:

> Cooking pots similar to our Dutch ovens are ancient. The reason modern Dutch ovens
> aren't correct is because they are cast iron, which wasn't really perfected until the
> very late 1600's. Earlier cooking pots were usually made from clay, tin, steel, bronze,
> etc....

And pig-iron as well, no? Which... is ancient? The reason our modern Dutch ovens aren't period correct is because they say Lodge on the lid.

D'vorah, mka Judith Epstein
Master Albrecht Waldfurster's Egg
Middle Kingdom, Midlands, Ayreton, Tree-Girt-Sea (Chicago, IL)
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