A dutch oven lets you do casseroles and bake breads and desserts in camp. Lids have a rim to keep coals on top and a handle in the middle; heavy wire bail handle is attached to the body and balanced to carry the whole oven. Anodized models have a durable coating that makes cleanup easier and promotes even heating. The process makes them non-porous and stick-resistant.
Anodized D.O.'d should be seasoned before use by coating with oil and baking it at 400 degrees for 5 minutes.
10in model nests inside 12in dutch oven for compact storage.
Cast aluminum is rust free, easy to clean and weighs 66% less than cast iron.