The iconic Le Creuset Dutch oven is indispensable in the kitchens of home cooks and professional chefs alike. Long recognized for its strength and durability, cast iron is the prime material for slow-cooking, braising and roasting, thanks to its ability to maintain even and consistent heat.The enameled Dutch oven needs no seasoning, and its suitable for both stovetop and oven use. Le Creuset produced the first enameled cast iron cookware nearly a century ago, and the original foundry still operates today, where 15 skilled artisans hand-inspect each piece. This tradition of the finest culinary craftsmanship, combined with the latest innovations in comfort and functionality, make Le Creuset unsurpassed in both beauty and quality. Colorful exterior enamel is shock-resistant to prevent chipping and cracking.
Sand-colored interior enamel has a smooth finish that promotes caramelization, prevents sticking and resists stains. Dome-shaped lid locks in flavor by promoting continuous circulation of heat and moisture. Wide loop handles provide a safe and comfortable grip. Stainless steel knob is safe at any oven temperature. 4 1/2 high; 11 lb.Enameled cast-iron construction boasts superior heat retention and requires no additional seasoning. Ideal for use on any cooktop, including induction. For best results, use low to medium heat on cooktop. Oven and broiler safe to 500°F; phenolic-resin knob is oven safe to 375°F. Use wood, plastic or heat-resistant nylon tools to avoid scratching the enamel surface.
Do not slide pan on stovetop. Enamel can chip or crack if dropped or banged on hard surface. Allow to cool before washing. Avoid using steel wool, steel scouring pads, harsh detergents or abrasive cleansers.
Stubborn food residue and stains can be removed with a nylon scrubbing pad or sponge. The item "Le Creuset Cast-Iron Round Dutch Oven-(Cactus Juniper)-5.5 Qt-Retails $450" is in sale since Friday, September 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Cookware\Cast Iron". The seller is "universal-harbor-store" and is located in Baltimore, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.