I am SO amazed by the amount of knowledge and expertise on this board! Thanks for sharing, everybody!
So...after reading so many wonderful things about ECI, I'm now in shopping mode...or at least, I will be when I recover from sticker-shock. I can't read through these posts without hearing about Le Creuset and Staub so I know they are wonderful! However, Bank of America says "No way, domestic diva...". So much for my champagne wishes and caviar dreams!
Are there any cheaper versions that are worth the money or should I just start rolling my pennies and hold out for the good stuff? I know the cost depends on size too...since this is my first one, I'd love to know what's "average" for a whole chicken or a good size roast for a family of 4.
Thanks in advance for your help!