A key cookware material, enamel is both pretty and practical. Discuss how to care for it, when to use it, and where to buy it with fellow Chowhounds.

Enameled Cast Iron- Staub, Lodge or Le Creuset?

by Vetter 10 years ago

I want a big dutch oven that I can use for years and years in a cheery color. I don't want to settle for a cheaper pr...


drrayeye commented 2 months ago

Macy's Recalls Martha Stewart Collection Enamel Cast Iron Casseroles Due to Laceration and Burn Hazard

by riverwalk 7 years ago

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11308.html Release #11-308 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 257-5949 C...


medlar commented 3 months ago

Seasoning Enameled Cast Iron

by philly888 8 years ago

I just bought my first piece of enameled cast iron, a Le Creuset 5.5 QT Round French Oven. Now, I know both Le Creuse...


seefoo commented 3 months ago

Le Creuset White enamel - EGGS STICKING!

by laurajane 8 years ago

HEllo! I am the proud owner of several Le Creuset pieces, as of Christmas 2009. I have, since I started using the w...


charro commented 6 months ago

Enameled Cast Iron - need the final word on seasoning

by matchswain 7 years ago

Hello all, My apologies for the long post. After years of envy, I've slowly accumulated a few pieces of enamele...


HabaneroLady commented 6 months ago

Vintage Cousances - dulled enamel safe?

by wordvois 4 years ago

Just acquired a Cousances 18 covered saucepan w/handle. It has some rust underside of the lid, and what's left of th...


alexrander commented 8 months ago

Benefits of enameled & porcelain cast iron over traditional cast iron?

by johnnyscience 5 years ago

Looking to add a high quality American made cast iron 12"ish skillet for searing & getting that awesome crust on stea...


kaleokahu commented 10 months ago

Repair/Replace Le Creuset Lid

by MMRuth 10 years ago

Well, I seem to be accident prone lately - first the lid flew off the fridge and decapitated the Swiss Diamond frying...


sim1 commented 11 months ago

repairing/re-surfacing enamel-coated cast iron

by schipperke 7 years ago

I have a wonderful old Danish dutch (oxymoron?) oven, which my mother-in-law brought back from Europe about 50 years ...


kaleokahu commented 11 months ago

Le Creuset 15.5 Quart Dutch Oven

by BigBeard 3 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 12 months ago

Your favorite Le Creuset color

by Monica 11 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 year ago

Help! Chipped enamel on LeCreuset

by verak 7 years ago

I have inherited a LeCreuset Dutch oven that has several chips pitting the cooking surface. Is it safe to use this p...


bradbunnin commented 1 year ago

Can't get my Le Creuset interior clean

by krystinamarie 4 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 1 year ago

tramontina enameled cast iron?

by Hungry Celeste 11 years ago

On the shelves of my local WalMart: nifty-looking dark green enameled cast iron skillets, buffet casseroles, etc. T...


Thymus commented 1 year ago

Le Creuset Saucepan ID Help Please!

by ipenned 1 year ago

Does anyone know what year / generation this #16 Le Creuset saucepan is from? I came across this on the 'net and I ca...


drrayeye commented 1 year ago

unseasoned cast iron pots and pans with enamel outside

by daisydo 6 years ago

is there any brand that makes cast iron cookware that are not enameled from inside but enameled only outside.


dtremit commented 1 year ago

Is this Dansk pot beyond repair?

by redgeranium 2 years ago

Bought this secondhand Dansk Dutch oven. Interior was very discolored - have done two rounds with hydrogen peroxide &...


drrayeye commented 1 year ago

Question for Staub users - interior enamel

by IHeartRobots 4 years ago

Hi all, I've got a question for Staub users about the texture of the interior enamel. I own a couple of Staub pie...


cwill88 commented 2 years ago

Enameled non-cast iron

by skyisred 2 years ago

I'm in need of a good saucepan and was ready to spend money on Le Creuset.... until I tried lifting it. Nope, not for...


Ryuthrowsstuff commented 2 years ago