Enameled Cast Iron

Le Creuset’s New Color 'Cosmos' Is Hauntingly Beautiful

Pretty much everything about 2020 is dark and scary, so why not Le Creuset’s new cookware color, too? The major difference is, unlike most of this cursed year, “Cosmos,” the moody and mysterious new...

My niece wants a Le Creuset Signature skillet

by Bunnasaurus 3 days ago

It's on her wedding gift registry. I've read some uneven reviews. Personally, my cast iron is plain Lodge, perfectly seasoned, but if she wants the Le Creuset enameled, I'll get it for her -- if it...

What appliances, cookware, and tools do you love to use?

by drrayeye 13 days ago

Unlike commercial facilities, home kitchens can be personal as well as practical. Here are some things I love in mine: Small appliances: Vollrath mirage portable induction unit with elabor...

Great Jones Cookware?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 29 days ago

Not in the market myself, but after seeing articles pile on about Great Jones Cookware this week, I was curious if anyone has hands-on experience with it. "...What Great Jones sells has less to...

White defect on Le Creuset skillet

by Mikology_PNW 30 days ago

Hello, I recently purchased a Le Creuset 11.75" skillet. It has very small white colored defect (0.5mm or so in diameter) on the black enamel cooking surface. I attached two pictures. The defe...


by penrichardson 3 years ago

I am still looking at bakeware, and as when I asked before several suggested Pillivuyt and Apilco. For those who have used both these and the Le Creuset (not the CIE, just the ceramic), can you te...

All-clad Fusiontec - Made in Germany carbon steel enameled cookware

by ceasar2k6 1 month ago

I got these as a gift and just opened them up and have not used, but my initial impressions is well built, relatively heavy (similar to D5, but actually it's carbon steel, I believe), and have nice...

Why does America’s Test Kitchen/Cook’s Illustrated rate Fissler cookware so poorly?

by chillaxboi 1 year ago

I recently got a subscription to Cook’s Illustrated and was surprised to see the bad ratings they’ve given to Fissler cookware. I’ve seen Fissler recommended many times here, so I was wondering why...

Best Stainless Steel Dutch Ovens?

by westes 3 months ago

I am looking for a stainless steel dutch oven to use in the oven for roasting meats, mostly chicken. What are the characteristics such a dutch oven should have? I am guessing the stainless side...

What cookware is on your want list that is not available?

by ceasar2k6 5 months ago

This is more of a wish list of what cookware you want, and can't have as it's simply either not made or available. Feel free to also rant when a manufacturer discontinued something and you want it ...

Cleaning Staub

by berlinrl 2 months ago

I've tried everything to clean my Staub frying pan, including baking soda and barkeepers friend. I'm thinking about trying a magic eraser but of course I don't want to ruin the pan. Has anybody t...

ECI alternatives for braising

by Tom54321 4 months ago

Hello all, I've currently got a 24cm Staub ECI cocotte that is used a lot for braising/low and slow cooking on both the hob and in the oven. It's the only kind of pot that I've ever used for thi...

Trying to organize the kitchen, ECI & SS, am I missing essential items?

by newbiecook77 4 months ago

Hi I am minimizing my kitchen to quality, essential items after some years of a break from cooking. Everyone on this forum is so knowledgeable and passionate and I have spent days poring over the f...

Uneven searing in overpriced ECI pans from Staub & Le Creuset - show us examples

by CHSeifert 6 months ago

I would like to hear your experiences with uneven heating and searing using your overpriced garbage ECI pans from Staub & Le Creuset. I’m not a huge fan of ECI vessels, in fact I prefer stainle...

Another Staub disappointment

by recklessgardener 5 months ago

Just received another Staub ECI oval cocotte, from a different retailer. The item was not marked as second or with visual imperfection, but there are multiple obvious defects/imperfection. It i...

Staub and Deyemere Quality Slipped?

by recklessgardener 5 months ago

Just received the Staub BOUILLABAISSE POT and deyemere Atlantis Stock Pot from Zwilling website, and they suppose to be first choice, not second or imperfection item, but the quality seems not very...

New! Tall Staub Cocotte

by kaleokahu 6 months ago

For everyone who gets a cast iron thrill down their leg... The NEW! Staub tall cocotte. As low as $199! https://www.zwilling.com/us/staub-la-cocotte-5-qt-round-tall-cocotte-graphite-grey-12...

Staub Frying Pan Convex On The Inside?

by KevPang 6 months ago

Hi Guys, Got this 28cm Staub Frying Pan about 2 months ago. Cooked with it a few times, but I realized something: 1) Base is not completely flat, if I tap on the edge of the pan with some pr...

Winter Clearance Sale @ Cooks' Junction, Los Altos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Passing along the flyer for the winter clearance sale at Cooks' Junction in Los Altos, CA. Cooks' Junction 261 Main Street Los Altos CA 94022 650-941-6530 https://www.instagram.com/cooksjun...

Cast Iron or Enameled grill pan for fish

by starzzz 6 months ago

I caught an episode of Gino D’Acampo on YouTube where he grills a fish, similar to a Sardine, in what appears to be an cast iron enameled pan e.g Le Creuset/Staub or similar. The general consens...

Advise: Staub Chistera/Nike Braiser or Staub Hexagon/Honeycomb Braiser?

by KevPang 7 months ago

Hi Guys! I am looking to buy a 28cm Staub ECI Braiser, but I have realized that there are 2 version of Staub Braiser available for me to choose. 1) Staub Chistera/Nike Braiser 2) Staub Hexagon...