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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2017 Spring Cookware Deals

by Libranflight 2 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 15 hours 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...


Jeff C commented 3 days ago

Emile Henry stewpot/dutch oven black spots

by oldscoot68 5 days 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 days ago

Dutch oven ID

by gbischoff3 6 days ago

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


gbischoff3 commented 5 days ago

Strange Black Ash from Cast Iron Dutch Oven Pot

by lisaleira 22 days 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 8 days ago

Cast iron dutch oven spots!

by taryn_09 25 days ago

I just bought a brand new dutch oven. I properly washed, dried instantly, and seasoned it with crisco. Used it one ti...

rasputina commented 20 days ago

Copper Pots Tinning and Spots Inside

by TJFRANCE 9 months ago

You see a copper pot that was tinned 2 years ago. I used it for quite long in general cooking about 50 times. Alwa...

TJFRANCE commented 21 days ago

Can't get my Le Creuset interior clean

by krystinamarie 3 years ago

Hey there, Hoping that one of you lovely people can help me out! I have a 7.25 quart enameled Le Creuset Dutch oven....


jounipesonen commented 28 days ago

Baking Bread with Minimal Cookware for a Small Living Space

by weldlove 1 month ago

Hi everyone! I live in a very small apartment and I'm not able to have a ton of cookware if I want some organization ...

DuffyH commented 1 month ago

Origin and Form of "Dutch Oven"--Colonial Cookware

by kaleokahu 2 years ago

Since our previous thread that strayed into this fascinating topic is at risk of being pruned away and lost, I though...

paulj commented 1 month ago

How to clean Le Crueset dutch oven?

by shopwinedinefine 8 years ago

Looking for some tips on how to clean my dutch oven. I know that the cream coloured interior is supposed to acquire a...


weldlove commented 1 month ago

7-hour roast leg of lamb: need advice

by damiano 1 month ago

I've recently bought an old cook book by Patricia Wells - Bistro Cooking (1989). I've been pleasantly surprised by th...

hotoynoodle commented 1 month ago

Dutch Oven vs. Stockpot?

by arielleeve 6 years ago

I am currently in the [very gradual] process of replacing all my cheap cookware with high quality, built to last cook...

drrayeye commented 2 months ago

Le Creuset Oval Dutch Oven 6.75 vs. 8 Quart Dimensions

by monicatotoro 2 months ago

Hello! I'm debating between the oval 6.75 and 8 quarts Dutch oven. Does anyone own these and have the dimensions o...

rasputina commented 2 months ago

Covers For Demeyere Frying Pans?

by westes 3 months ago

Apparently, Demeyere sells no cover for its Atlantis/Proline frying pans. Can someone recommend any third party cov...


westes commented 3 months ago

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Simulating an Oven With Double-Walled Stainless?

by westes 3 months ago

Kuhn Rikon has an interesting product line named Duotherm that uses double wall stainless on the sidewall to create a...

To Dutch oven or not to Dutch oven?

by Bertha79 4 months ago

I want to thank everyone for the helpful advice given to me last week regarding new cookware for my glasstop stove! I...


HabaneroLady commented 3 months ago

Empty Nester Kitchen Remodel #2: Melissa’s Kitchen

by drrayeye 4 months ago

A bit more than 2 years ago, I posted my first empty nester concept remodel. Here was my challenge: How does an e...

drrayeye commented 3 months ago

Le Creuset enamel pots: problems

by erialc 1 year ago

I have several Le Creuset pots which I use for just about everything -- making jam, soup, pasta, etc. I am always car...

paulj commented 4 months ago

Tips & Recipes for cast iron pots/Cocottes/Dutch ovens

by CHSeifert 4 months ago

Hey, This is my first post here. I'm from Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe, so please excuse my language, since Engl...

CHSeifert commented 4 months ago