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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 28 days 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

Help! Chipped enamel on LeCreuset

by verak 6 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 2 months 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 5 months ago

tramontina enameled cast iron?

by Hungry Celeste 10 years ago

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

Thymus commented 5 months ago

Le Creuset White enamel - EGGS STICKING!

by laurajane 7 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...


TeddyCooper commented 7 months ago

Le Creuset Saucepan ID Help Please!

by ipenned 8 months 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 7 months ago

unseasoned cast iron pots and pans with enamel outside

by daisydo 5 years ago

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


dtremit commented 8 months ago

Enameled Cast Iron- Staub, Lodge or Le Creuset?

by Vetter 9 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...


blondelle commented 9 months ago

Is this Dansk pot beyond repair?

by redgeranium 1 year ago

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

drrayeye commented 9 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...


Hesychios commented 9 months ago

repairing/re-surfacing enamel-coated cast iron

by schipperke 6 years ago

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


albertjudd commented 10 months ago

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

by riverwalk 6 years ago Release #11-308 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 257-5949 C...

drrayeye commented 10 months ago

Question for Staub users - interior enamel

by IHeartRobots 3 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 11 months ago

Enameled non-cast iron

by skyisred 1 year 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 1 year ago

Fontignac: The enameled cast iron debate continues

by eugenegirl 6 years ago

I've read countless reviews and debates about Le Creuset v. Staub. v. Lodge v. Tramontina and I still haven't come to...


suyeonkim commented 1 year ago

Saucepan--Enamel on Steel or Stainless Steel?

by SamCurt 1 year ago

There was a two-year-old thread discussing whether one should buy an enamel-on-steel stockpot or a stainless steel on...

paulj commented 1 year ago

Dutch oven: plain cast iron or enameled cast iron?

by sylvan 6 years ago

Please advise me which Dutch oven to purchase. I can only afford a less expensive one under $50 or so. I've seen the ...


wrightwrjr commented 1 year ago

Enamel cast-iron cookware

by pwdohio 10 years ago

Can someone tell me what enamel cast-iron cookware is NOT made in China? I am concerned about lead being in the enam...


ellabee commented 2 years ago