Care and Feeding of the Brown Betty – Part 5 Plus Bonus Recipe!

Part of the Brown Betty's charm and claim to fame is that it is made from red clay, or terra cotta, making it a ceramic tea pot. What the heck is terra cotta, though? It translates from the Italian to "baked earth." It is a porous clay that is mostly used for sculptures and flower pots …

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Care and Feeding of the Brown Betty – Part 1

My 4 cup Brown Betty arrived today. I requested it after receiving questions like, "how do I season this?" "What's the difference between the older Brown Betties and the newer?" Our blog has some information on the humble Brown Betty but is lacking so far. I am reminded of the customer who ordered a simple, …

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