Can I use a regular pot instead of a dutch oven? Could I just stick a regular pot inside an oven? What's the advantage of a dutch oven? (I have a recipe that calls for a dutch oven but don't have one or time to get one). Thanks, Ben -- "What passes for wisdom may only be eloquent foolishness" Cheap long distance calling using Onesuite (http://www.onesuite.com). 2.5 cents/min anywhere in the U.S., to Canada or the U.K. No monthly or connection fees! Use promotional code 038664643 for 20 free minutes.