How do I care for my Le Creuset?

Do not use any metal or abrasive pads or abrasive cleaning agents on any of the surfaces. The pan is dishwasher-safe, but washing by hand is recommended. Simply wash with hot, soapy water, and rinse and dry thoroughly.

Why is a Le Creuset Dutch oven so good?

The Le Creuset Dutch oven is that candy-colored cast-iron pot every food obsessive seems to own. Useful for cooking all kinds of dishes, from braises to loaves of bread, these heavy-duty pots are prized for their easy-to-clean enamel, even heat conduction, and tight-fitting lids.

Can you put a Le Creuset Dutch oven in the oven?

Le Creuset Stoneware is safe for use in the microwave, freezer, refrigerator, dishwasher, oven and broiler. The maximum oven-safe temperature is 500°F / 260°C.

Which Dutch oven do chefs prefer?

Many of the chefs we spoke to also listed Staub as a favorite Dutch oven brand. According to Staub, the black matte interior is formulated with quartz, which contributes to the heat resistance and helps brown food. Staub also says that its enamel coating is rust- and crack-resistant.