Milk-Can Supper

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Appears in Cook's Country April/May 2013, America's Test Kitchen TV

Cowboys used to set a big milk can loaded with meat and vegetables over a campfire to cook. Could we adapt this open-range meal for your kitchen range?

SERVES6 to 8

TIME1½ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Traditionally, cowboys layered a mishmash of vegetables and meat (usually sausage) into a giant milk can and then cooked it over an open fire to feed the hungry masses. We opted for a Dutch oven instead but kept the basic technique: longer-...

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