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.

Dutch oven -- if not ECI, then what?

by fallenguru 16 days ago

We've been making a lot of thicker soups / stews recently, like Minestrone, Ribollita; stove-to-oven stuff like Osso buco alla Milanese as well. So I've bought a 26 cm / 5.2 l Staub ECI dutch oven,...


Finally Bought Paderno cookware

by kissmymuscle 6 days ago

Hi, guys. Thanks for helping me in the past a few days. I finally made my decision , bought Paderno cookware. I purchased a Staub cast iron cocotte in the first day I came to this community. I purc...

"USA Pan" cookware reviews or experiences?

by hellosir 8 days ago

Does anyone have any experiences with "USA Pan" cookware? I'm looking at their 8 quart 5-ply stockpot but have no idea about the thickness or quality of it. I want something made in the USA/Canada/...

Winter 2019, Cookware Deals & Delights

by pinkmagnolia921 3 months ago

Let's continue the conversation here for the new year. 2018 posts: - Winter https://www.chowhound.com/post/2018-cookware-deals-delights-1068356 - Spring https://www.chowhound.com/post/spring-...


Fissler vs Paderno Rondeau and Frypan

by kissmymuscle 7 days ago

Hi,guys. after a few days looking around in this community ,I am planning to buy a rondeau and a fry pan from the high end company Fissler or Paderno. Both rondeau and frypan gonna be 28 cm. The Fi...

Many thanks for the great advice - Fissler is amazing

by mohom 18 days ago

Just wanted to say a big thank you to all (am47 and others) who so generously gave advice and steered me to the Fissler 7.2L rondeau. It arrived today (Detroit) from Amazon.es and finally (after a ...

How is All-Clad Copper Core Round Roaster?

by kissmymuscle 10 days ago

Hi guys, I have been reviewed hundreds of posts in this website. I am deciding to pick one high end cookware for myself. How is AC CC round roaster? compared to a cast iron dutch oven. I made a lot...

1st SS set - need help choosing cookware

by vanessa731 22 days ago

Hi there! This is my 1st post on this site. I am looking for help finding the right cookware pieces or set. I recently got rid of my Circulon anodized nonstick as it started burning off fumes that ...

I am a single person with a Staub 4qt and a Staub 5.5qt round cocotte. Should I return one or are there different uses for both these sizes?

by MarleneDietrich 1 year ago

I love the Staub matte black, so when I saw it in the 4qt at Sur La Table last week for $100 I immediately bought it. However, i was concerned that it might be too small for cooking certain things ...

Dutch ovens/cocottes/casserole pots: Staub, Copco, or Falk?

by GL003 3 months ago

I've been reading around a lot about LC vs Staub, etc., but one question I'm curious about is that when it comes to dutch ovens/cocottes/casserole pots, which one of the following three is the most...

Fissler 28cm Rondeau

by penrichardson 14 days ago

I had went back and forth on whether to purchase this piece, and once I finally went to pull the trigger, I was unable to purchase it for a good price on Amazon.de, as they will no longer deliver i...

Your ultimate Rondeau? What would it be?

by CHSeifert 11 months ago

As title says, what would you consider to be the best Rondeau ? A Rondeau for me is a versatile sauté pan like pan with 2 short handles, that can work just as well in the oven as on the stovetop...


by DorleneK 29 days ago

The Vermicular Japanese cook-pot went on sale in the U.S. Jan. 31st and I just received mine. It's an elegant appliance and I'd like advice or instructions on how to best make use of it.

Cast iron Loaf Pan vs Dutch Oven

by fougasse 27 days ago

Picture is Lodge cast iron loaf pan and 2 Qt dutch oven. How do they compare for baking bread? Beside the shapes, loaf pan has no lid. What will be the difference in the bread they each make? Can ...

Enameled pot cheese burn

by mattteo 20 days ago

hi, i have a STAUB enamel cocotte, my starter dish was a bolognese ragú - and i was recommended to add some parmesan before finishing the meal. the result was great, but after washing up, the botto...

Misen Cookware

by FlamBay 25 days ago

I have been considering replacing my cookware and randomly clicked on a "Misen" ad on facebook. So no I am getting hit with ads for it everywhere I surf. (Well not everywhere, those adult sites a...

Where to get best price for Fissler 7.2L casserole/dutch oven for delivery to U.S.?

by mohom 1 month ago

Hello - I'm new here, and also new to induction cooking, and have been reading with interest about Fissler cookware. But I can't seem to find anywhere in the U.S. to buy the highly recommended 7.2L...

Good cast iron dutch oven size, 28cm, 30cm or larger?

by DonaldT123 1 month ago

Hi, I'd appreciate some feedback from members on what is a useful size for an enameled cast iron dutch oven/cocotte. I was considering a 28cm (approx 6.5 quart) dutch oven, but others have mentione...

Combekk Railways ECI -- A Real Dutch Oven

by kaleokahu 5 months ago

This morning I was surprised to see (in my local snooty supermarket, no less), this 28cm ECI Dutch Oven with built-in dial thermometer. Supposedly made 100% from recycled rail materials in Holland...

Seeking Recommendations - Induction Cookware

by susienew 2 months ago

Thanks to Hurricane Harvey I'm beginning the process of restocking my entire cookware collection. I'd be interested in any observations from fellow Chowhound fans. Do you prefer All Clad, and if ...