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When it comes to cookware, it pays to be able to separate integrity from hype. While certain items come and go, others qualify as absolute essentials to the best chefs and home cooks in the world. Top of the list? Le Creuset.
Whether you love simple meals—chili, chicken soup, beef stew—or you regularly venture into new territory with recipes from your favorite food blogs, having a Le Creuset makes cooking a pleasure and guarantees you get the richest, most well-developed flavors.
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Starting a meal in a Le Creuset Dutch oven is a total joy. As you brown garlic or stir onions and they turn translucent, you appreciate the weight and the workmanship of this fine piece, and you understand why so many cooks would name it their ‘desert island’ pot.
This pot is a total workhorse, large enough to yield a fabulous dinner for the whole family plus leftovers to enjoy all week. And decades from now it will still be as beautiful and useful.
Shop it: Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Oval Dutch Oven, 3.5 qt., 3.5 qt., $160 (was $305), amazon.com
Want to get in on the beauty that is Le Creuset without dropping big bucks? This elegant trivet in sunny yellow will look gorgeous on your countertop.
Shop it: Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Deluxe Round Trivet, 9", Soleil, $50 (was $75), amazon.com
Whip up your favorite meat, veggies and fish in this sleek griddle that’ll look stunning on your stovetop and comes in Le Creuset’s classic cerise finish.
Shop it: Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Oval Skinny Griddle, 12.25", $80 (was $126), amazon.com
What’s better than a dish you can cook in and serve in? Meet your new favorite piece of stoneware.
Shop it: Le Creuset Stoneware Rectangular Dish, $35 (was $50), amazon.com
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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