Q: For Christmas, I was lucky enough to receive my very first Le Creuset (4 1/2-quart French Oven) from my sister. Now I need recipes that will put it to good use. Help?
Sent by Jamie
Editor: Hooray! Congrats on the new addition to your kitchen! Here are some of our favorite Dutch oven recipes:
• 5 Great Dutch Ovens: And 10 Recipes to Put Them To Work
Readers, what are your favorite recipes to make in a Dutch oven?
Related: Faith's Favorite Pan: 3 1/2-Quart Dutch Oven
(Image: Baked Mushroom Risotto with Caramelized Onions/Faith Durand )