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Old 08-23-2010, 05:00 PM   #1
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Question Two pans - what's the difference?

Can some one please tell me what the diffrence is between a roasting pan and a dutch oven...big thanx jb


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Old 08-23-2010, 05:09 PM   #2
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A roasting pan is a wide flat often rectangular pan with no lid. It is usually no taller than 3-4 inches. It can be made of stainless, aluminum or coated steel.

A dutch oven is a heavy covered pot with a lid.
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Old 08-24-2010, 12:04 PM   #3
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Thanx Andy....i cooked a brisket last week and used my frying pan with a lid ...all worked for me ...I just wondered if one of these pans was worth shopping for ...as so far i'v done well without ...i pick up many great pots and pans at thrift stores......jb
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