I figured I would get a quality camp style dutch oven. I'm planning on picking up one from Lodge, but not really sure what size to get. I'm debating over a 4 quart 10" and an 8 quart 12". It will 75% of the time be just my wife and myself, but we also entertain relatives or have friends who follow with us. I'm sure I'll eventually end up with both sizes using the larger for main courses and the smaller for sides, breads, desserts etc. But for now any advice on which size I should start out with?
Dutch ovens can be expensive from $30 being the lower end all the way up to $500 or more for a French Le Creuset pot. When you are talking about a dutch over cost is usually a good indicator of quality. I say buy the best and it will last for years. As far as size goes larger is better in my opinion this way you never have to worry about over flowing the pot.
Is yours like this one Phil?I think I'm going to buy one too <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00008GKDW/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative =9325&creativeASIN=B00008GKDW&linkCode=as2&tag=aff iliatechie-20">Lodge Logic L12DCO3 Pre-Seasoned Cast-Iron Camp Dutch Oven, 8-Quart</a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=affiliatechie-20&l=as2&o=1&a=B00008GKDW" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" />
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