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...

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Cast Iron or Enameled grill pan for fish

by starzzz 8 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 8 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...

My experience with Lodge Enameled Cast Iron

by Jillsee 9 months ago

I have a Lodge 7 quart EC Dutch Oven since 2011.It started chipping in several places(I posted my experience on here)Well,the chipping got really bad so I contacted Lodge about it.They asked for pi...

Let's celebrate autumn: take out your enameled cast iron cookware!

by damiano 11 months ago

So, after a hiatus of 6 months, today I took out my Le Creuset cast iron dutch oven and made a wonderful lamb stew. Recipe by Penelope Casas. Boy, have I missed my Le Creuset! Who else has been...

Le Creuset braiser or saute pan/skillet?

by spoonfuloflove 4 years ago

I have a Lodge 10" cast iron skillet and I absolutely love it and started thinking about getting an enameled cast iron for tomato sauces and de-glazing. ATK recommended Le Creuset 12" fry pan but I...

Vermicular pots

by bloodboy 3 years ago

Does anyone have any experience with these Japanese made enameled cast iron pots? https://shop.vermicular.com/en/index.php I've seen information on them on Japanese boards but no-one has mentio...

5 qt Le Creuset Braiser/shallow casserole

by starzzz 11 months ago

Hi There The Le Creuset 5qt or 32cm braiser/shallow casserole appears to be hard to find and/or limited to only certain countries. Appreciate any suggestions online retailers who may have them, ...

Summer 2020 Cookware Deals

by jankdc 1 year ago

Since it is officially summer, I thought to start a new thread. There are still active deals in the Spring 2020 thread.

Which pans do you keep around but rarely use?

by CHSeifert 1 year ago

Lee inspired me to make this thread. I wonder what pans you still keep in your arsenal, but never or very rarely actually use for cooking? I have a heck of a lot of pans, so for those of us ...

Jacques Pepin’s cookware

by damiano 12 months ago

So, with all the attention being given to Jacques Pepin’s knives, here is what I’ve just encountered on my fb wall. Who can identify what pans he has?

Enameled Cast Iron Frying

by jeannecarol 12 months ago

In an attempt to replace my “poison” nonstick frying pans with something safer, I just spent $$$ to purchase a 9” LC cast enamel frypan. I want to love it as I love my other ECI pans, but I’m strug...

Le Creuset Quality--Going Downhill?

by droolingdoggie 1 year ago

Hello: I bought a saute pan during the Le Creuset Factory-to-Table sale in mid-August, directly from the company's website. The outside of the pan looks fine, but there are plenty of needle-poi...

Barkeeper's Friend Left Streaks on Le Creuset

by mrspock 1 year ago

Hello. I took some advice to clean my Le Creuset pan with Barkeeper's Friend and not only did it not really work, it left unsightly streak marks which so far are not removable. Has this happened to...

20+ years Dutch oven 6-7 qt made in France 31 - No name

by mollymac9 1 year ago

I am trying to determine the maker of this dutch oven. I've owned it about 20 years. The only writing on the lid and bottom is Made in France 31. I've done an image search, but NONE have the same c...

The ‘What cookware is this chef using’ thread - chime in

by CHSeifert 1 year ago

I would like to start a thread where we all can discuss cookware and techniques used by professional chefs and amateur cooks in their kitchen. I would like to start by sharing this video with y...

Premium cookware prices increasing with the loss of small B&M stores or pandemic supply issues?

Sid Post
by Sid Post 1 year ago

I started shopping for a small saucier and noticed lines like Cuisinart 'clad' stainless being somewhere between 50% and 100% more expensive then what I paid about a year ago. All-Clad also seems ...

Help choosing braiser / rondeau

by ww22 1 year ago

Hi, I want to buy a good general purpose rondeau or braiser. I’d like to be able to sear well in it, sauté to do pasta sauces and then combine w pasta, braise, maybe do some paella. I’m not a ...

Searing cooking steak in a braising dish?

by wilsoju 1 year ago

Could anyone advise me whether I can safely use a Le Creuset braising dish to also sear and cook steak or is it just for gentler stews? It claims to be multi-purpose but could it be too delicate to...

Let’s see your Le Creuset & Staub collection?

by CHSeifert 1 year 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...

How did you expand your cookware?

by arki2this 1 year 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...