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Dutch Ovens

Dutch ovens are a cook's best friend, perfect for everything from stews to bread. Discuss the best brands, how to clean them, great Dutch oven recipes, and more with other savvy cooks.

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by equineluvr 1 month ago

I am the proud owner of a Staub coquette, which I love! I particularly like the quality, including that of the finis...


Darthfrog commented 3 days ago

Porcelain - Clad Carbon Steel Safe?

by roneerocjs 16 days ago

I was given a gift from my great auntie of porcelain clad carbon steel made in Spain cookware. Says Snow Flower. Only...


manolotraveler commented 15 days ago

Alternative to Le Creuset?

by bropaul 19 days ago

Got an email from Wayfair today and they are having a big sale on cast iron cookware. I know that Le Creuset is reall...

drrayeye commented 16 days ago

HELP! My house STINKS Seasoning Cast Iron Pan

by OliveYou2 29 days ago

I recently purchased my first new Lodge pan, and read that although it came pre-seasoned, it is best to season again!...


bsoslander1 commented 24 days ago

Handblender recommendation for use in Le Creuset Dutch Oven?

by CHSeifert 2 months ago

Need recommendations for a hand blender with a protective plastic head. I will use the blender for my soups made ...

MacGuffin commented 25 days ago

Le Creuset 15.5 Quart Dutch Oven

by BigBeard 2 years ago

Hi all, I bought a Le Creuset 15.5 quart dutch oven back in August of 2014. I enjoyed using the pot, until today. ...


nrg359 commented 27 days ago

Lodge Enamel and long term reviews?

by ChrisJM 2 months ago

I'm thinking about acquiring a dutch oven. Not sure if I need one as I currently use a clad stock pot for stews, sou...


justin89k commented 27 days ago

Favorite ECI colors

by HabaneroLady 1 year ago

I'm just wondering about people's favorite colors of ECI. I'm a Staub devotee, but I have found it very hard to sett...


equineluvr commented 28 days ago

New Staub Design

by BouquiGarnet 1 year ago

Have you seen this new design they're rolling out? I don't like them at all - lids are too much like LC - I always lo...


equineluvr commented 1 month ago

Le Creuset or Staub?

by JennyJenkins 2 months ago

Just renovated our kitchen as a 30th anniversary present to ourselves and now it's time to say goodbye to the Calphal...


BigG commented 1 month ago

Your favorite Le Creuset color

by Monica 10 years ago

Orange(or was it called Flame) is my favorite...though I ended up ordering red since orange wasn't available.

kaleokahu commented 1 month ago

What colour to get - Le Creuset dutch ovens :-)

by CHSeifert 2 months ago

Yes, I know, not the most necessary thread in the world - what colour Le Creuset Dutch oven to get, What a bland qu...

tim irvine commented 2 months ago

Le Creuset Lid in Oven at 450 degrees??

by megmosa 9 years ago

I bought Elizabeth Yarnell's Miraculous One-Pot Meals and a Le Creuset dutch oven. She sells my model--which has a p...

mikie commented 2 months ago

2017 Spring Cookware Deals

by Libranflight 6 months ago

Did someone already start a new 2017 thread? I could not locate one, please let me know if this is a double........ ...


Libranflight commented 3 months ago

What's the right size & shape Staub Dutch Oven for me?

by philly888 8 years ago

What's a good first Staub, and when's the best time to buy (i.e., do they go on sale? If so, when?) Here's what I wa...

drrayeye commented 3 months ago

Used/Vintage Le Creuset--Downside?

by HalliePM 4 years ago

I am poised to purchase two used Le Creuset dutch ovens (enamel over cast iron). They appear in good condition. One h...

DuffyH commented 4 months ago

Emile Henry stewpot/dutch oven black spots

by oldscoot68 4 months ago

I just started using my Emile Henry dutch oven and washed it. Ugly black spots came out, similar to grease, but not....

mikie commented 4 months ago

Dutch oven ID

by gbischoff3 4 months ago

I need help identifying this heat ring, no other identifying info besides an 8 on the bottom.


gbischoff3 commented 4 months ago

Strange Black Ash from Cast Iron Dutch Oven Pot

by lisaleira 5 months ago

Hello! I was excited to start doing some meat cooking in a cast iron dutch oven. I bought a Lodge cast iron dutch ...


lisaleira commented 4 months ago