Terra-Cotta Clay Baker
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Discover a healthier way to oven-roast foods. Our clay baker is based on traditional cooking vessels used in cuisines from Europe to Africa to Asia. Soak the baker in water before cooking and it becomes a steamy "oven" for roasting meat or a whole chicken. The result is tender, succulent meat that's rich in flavor and natural nutrients.
- Terra-cotta covered baker cooks chicken or meat in its own natural juices, similar to a brick oven.
- Porous, unglazed earthenware absorbs and maintains moisture to conduct heat gently and evenly for tender results.
- Tight-fitting lid circulates heat while sealing in juices and flavor.
- Roast meats, poultry and vegetables with no oil, fats or basting.
- Covered vessel is also great for baking and serving casseroles and stews.
- Dimensions & More Info
- 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 7 3/4" high.
- 6 lb. with lid.
- Made in China.
- Interior of base is glazed to simplify cleanup.
- Glaze is lead-free and cadmium-free.
- Unglazed earthenware exterior will darken naturally with time and use.
- Use & Care
- Before first use, scrub and rinse baker thoroughly in hot water to ensure clay residue is removed.
- For best cooking results, soak baker for 10–15 minutes in cold water before using in the oven. If using frozen poultry, ensure that it is completely defrosted and cleaned before cooking.
- Place baker into a cold oven, which should then be heated to 400°F. Normal cooking time should be increased by 15–20 minutes to allow oven to reach cooking temperature.
- There is no need to add water or to baste food while cooking. Season to taste.
- For additional browning, the lid can be removed in the last few minutes.
- Food can be kept warm in the baker, without overcooking, by leaving the lid on after it has been removed from oven.
- Hand-wash in hot water with a little dish soap. Scrub with a brush or sponge.
- After washing, rinse thoroughly.
- Always ensure the baker is completely dry before replacing lid and storing.
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