Enameled Cast Iron

What Is the Difference Between a Dutch Oven and Cast Iron?

If you're asking What is the difference between a Dutch oven and cast iron? you probably really mean: What is the difference between cast iron and enameled cast iron? And that's a good question! Let...

Let’s see your Le Creuset & Staub collection?

by CHSeifert 16 days ago

I have sold a few of my Le Creuset ECI pots. But this is what I have kept. I rarely use my Le Creuset and Staub pans, but when I do, I always find that they give me a fine cooking result. I...

Le Creuset Saucepan ID Help Please!

by ipenned 3 years ago

Does anyone know what year / generation this #16 Le Creuset saucepan is from? I came across this on the 'net and I can't find much on the various histories and evolution of Le Creuset saucepans and...

Tell me what you cook in your Staub 26cm!

by phet7178 16 days ago

I have a relatively straightforward question as indicated in the title - tell me what you cook in your Staub 26cm (I think 5.5 qt, I'm in the UK so they measure in cms and litres)! I have ordered o...

Cassadous - Are They Multi-Purpose?

by Kate9299 25 days ago

My soon to be college graduate son's career will involve relocating to a new place every couple of years for the next 7-12 years. He likes to cook and he loves CI to cook in. The LC ECI Cassadou...

Covered 9x13 baker recommendations

by SognSpatula 2 months ago

We're in need of a new 9x13 (or so) baker with a cover. Bonus for real handles. Just to head off one response in advance, an open Pillivuyt pan with foil over the top doesn't count. What do ...

Best performing cookware for induction

by VFish 3 months ago

I would like to know what are your thoughts and choices for induction cooktops, mostly stainless steel. And I'm trying to get it all under one post so as not to hijack other ones, if possible. Th...

Cookware: Nickle-free?

by gotitbad 2 months ago

My name is Shelly and new to this site. My husband suffered a major breakout after doctor implanted metal devices in leg, 3 of them. Hives proved highly allergic to "nickel" had to be removed. Loo...

Any other Le Creuset Fanatics out there?

by ThriftedTreasure 4 years ago

Hi, this is my first ever post! I am a keen Le Creuset Collector (vintage and new) and love seeing other people's collections too but can't find any collectors groups out there. Thought it might be...

How did you expand your cookware?

by arki2this 2 months ago

I’m interested to hear how you chose to expand your cookware prior to having experience cooking things outside your comfort level. Or put differently, how did you avoid wasting money on specific co...

New cookware

by DCVinyl 2 months ago

Hello I'm in the process of getting all new cookware. I previously had one of the T-Fal sets that you can get for cheap along with dollar store plastic utensils. I bought them before I even knew ho...

Dutch Oven Size?

by NShewmaker 2 months ago

Hi All, I am looking to buy a Dutch oven. I have been mulling over the choices and opted to go with a Lodge. I was contemplating Le Creuset, but I just don’t know that I am ready to invest tha...

Enameled Cast Iron Skillet

by PneumaticTubes 2 months ago

I like my Lodge cast iron skillet but for the life of me cannot stop myself from washing it in a way they tell you not to in order to build that "patina". I love my Le Creuset dutch oven. How abo...

Can an enameled cast iron Dutch Oven be used under the broiler?

by dan5842 2 months ago

Can an Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven be used under the broiler to finish a dish? Say you baked a casserole and want to brown it before serving, or maybe to crisp up a pork belly, or a skin on sho...

Where to buy Le Creuset 5 quart Braiser?

by starzzz 2 months ago

Merry Xmas I am looking to purchase a 5 quart Le Creuset Braiser but I am finding them hard to come by online. My local Country only carries the 3.5 quart. The best I have found to date is Crat...

Are You a Habitual "Returner"?

by kaleokahu 2 months ago

As the linked article informs, in 2018, returned merchandise amounted to 10% of all retail sales--to the tune of $369 BILLION. UPS projects return packages this holiday season at 1 million PER DAY...

Gino D’Acampo enamel pan?

by starzzz 2 months ago

Can anyone identify the Green Enamel pan Gino uses frequently on his cooking series Ginos Italian Escape. Link to an episode and around 10min mark can see him cooking with the pan https://youtu....

Your preferred Risotto pan/pot?

by CHSeifert 4 months ago

A recent post in another thread by Damiano made me rethink this. Damiano mentioned a popular chef, who argued that ECI cast iron would make a very nice pan for making risotto for the home amate...

Cookware Performance on Induction (Part 2)

by VFish 3 months ago

Part 1: https://www.chowhound.com/post/performing-cookware-induction-1086816 Since the other post has over 300 comments, I thought it would be best to continue on a new one. Tonight I purchas...