Hello all, first post here.
I was wondering what people had to say about the stoneware line of Le Creuset. Much less expensive than the cast iron, and I know it can't go on the stovetop. Are there any major drawbacks? I realize there are things I'd need the cast iron for, but would it be worth it to add a stoneware piece to my collection?
The item in mind is the 5.75 qt oval casserole seen here: http://www.lecreuset.com/en-us/Produc...
The reason I'm considering it is because I like the round cast iron dutch ovens, and the only time I've thought about getting an oval one was for roasted chicken in the oven. Could I use this for that purpose and not have to worry about the cast iron?
Any other stoneware pieces I should look into?
Sorry for the long winded post and thanks for any help.