Enameled Cast Iron 5 1/2-Qt. Round Dutch Oven
For generations, families have come to cherish this everyday French Oven (or Dutch oven, referred by most people). Ideal for simmering, marinating, poaching, braising, and browning; this piece moves from the stove or oven to the table and can store leftovers in the refrigerator or freezer! The tight fitting lid creates a blanket of heat, sealing in flavor and moisture, and is equipped with a phenolic knob which is oven safe up to 480 Degrees F. The Le Creuset enameled cast iron pieces evenly spreads heat and retains heat longer than other cookware materials. Features: -Dutch oven.-Material: Enameled Cast Iron.-Round shape.-Enhanced handles are 45% larger, distributes the weight evenly and easier to grip when wearing oven mitts.-Improved ergonomic knob, for easier grip, and now resistant up to 480 degrees.-Phenolic knob is oven safe to 480°F.-Lid traps heat and seals in flavor and moisture.-Works well on all heat sources, including induction and oven safe.-Ideal to use when making soups, rice dishes, casseroles, roasts, quiches, one pot meals, baked recipes, desserts, cakes and breads.-Refrigerator and freezer safe.-Dishwasher safe, but Hand washing is recommended.-Capacity: 5 1/2-Qt..-Made in France.-Provides even heat distribution and superior heat retention; colorful exterior enamel resists chipping and cracking.-Advanced sand-colored interior is durable, makes it easy to monitor food as it cooks to prevent burning or sticking.-Collection: Enameled Cast Iron.-Distressed: No.-Country of Manufacture: France.Dimensions: -Dimensions: 3.25'' H x 7.13'' W x 7.13'' D.-Overall Product Weight: 10.2 lbs.Warranty: -Lifetime limited warranty.