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...

Staub Cast Iron

by GTJ 16 days ago

Hello. I hope to get some first-hand clues about the proper way to season these Staub pots when they arrive. I have used Lodge for years and though I never seasoned them properly at the start, over...

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

by GL003 10 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...

Curses to the cookware minimalists, I need to resume buying!

by gooster 16 days ago

Curses to the cookware minimalists, I need to resume buying after being left in a lurch yesterday! (shakes virtual fist) Due to their influence, I had been very prudent in keeping my cookware dow...

Donabe style dishes - what pot do you use?

by babyraccoon 2 months ago

This fall I'd like to experiment with some Japanese hot-pot style cooking. I'm in induction user, so traditional clay is out, and though induction-capable Donabe pots can be had, I'm not keen on ge...

Is my Le Creuset skillet damaged?

by notBader 2 months ago

I bought a new Le Creuset black signature skillet and after 2 uses it has developed this brown stain on top and the bottom looks chipped. I don't have much experience so could someone please let me...

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...

Prime Day 2019 Hauls?

by kaleokahu 3 months ago

Well, we're halfway through... What have you found, and what's been sold out? Hurry!

Le Creuset Round Dutch Oven 3.5(22) vs 5.5 (26) QRT

by starzzz 4 months ago

I already have a 5.5 qrt and have the opportunity to purchase the 3.5 at a discounted rate. Is there any sense in doing so or am I better saving my pennies? What do you typically use the smaller si...

Oven dish - ECI or PLY?

by CHSeifert 4 months ago

I’m looking to get a new oven dish, where I can start on the stove, put it in the oven and then finish on the stove. Would you recommend Staub ECI or Mauviel PLY for this ? I’m using it for ...

Staub with Pin Hole Defect - Interior

by freddyo 5 months ago

Just received a Staub 4 qt Braiser - so excited! The pot looks perfect save for a pinhole pockmark in the interior. Is this blemish cause for concern or is it within an acceptable personality range...

Veggie Steamer

by penrichardson 6 months ago

I am wanting to steam small amounts of veggies. I have a couple of older pots (Revere Ware Copper Bottom 2 and 3 qt. ), that boil water pretty quickly. I found several stainless steel steamer ins...

Finally did it - Fissler Profi 28cm 7.2 liter stewpot purchased

by CHSeifert 6 months ago

I’m closing in now. Getting almost there. Since moving on from using quality ingredients in less than ideal middle of the road cookware, I knew I wanted the best cookware & gear available for...

Received Used Cousances pots

by awkuga 6 months ago

I received two used Cousances enameled CI and a small pan. The pan’s cooking surface appears to be in good shape but I see wear on the pots (pictures below) and want to make sure they’re safe to co...

Copper Pots Tips "En passant par la Lorraine"

by TJFRANCE 6 months ago

My advice for using tinned copper pots (which are also valid for teflon-coated pots). These tips will help you keep your tin for years! For cooking (ref-1 on photo): Use wooden utensils for co...

What is the Best enamel cast iron!?

by justwonder 4 years ago

I Apologize i sure this gets asked All The Time. I'm going buy my First ECI .i used my friends LC to make a beff stew & I'm hooked! It was a 7.25 round. But when i looked online WHOA $$$$! So i sta...

New Staub Dutch oven looks damaged?

by SmokedBrisket 6 months ago

Hello. I purchased a brand new Staub Dutch oven from Dasallas.com and it arrived looking perfect. Just got around to finally cooking in it and it looks like the bottom is damaged or something. I'm ...

Le Creuset--is dulling inevitable?

by pyleg 11 years ago

Brand new Dutch oven comes in as a gift two months ago. I've treated it as nicely as a pot can be short of leaving it boxed. I've done and not done everything Le Creuset told me to do and not do...