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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.
Right now, you can save $120 on tons of Le Creuset items at Amazon. Don’t delay, though—these deals won’t last.
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. This beauty is back in stock on November 7, but order it now to lock in the sale price.
Shop it: Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Sauteuse Oven, 3.5 qt., $180 (was $300), amazon.com
“My second one. I love it. My first lasted 15 years before it started to corrode and rust on the inside. I keep water in it all the time, which is not recommended, but I use it every day. Fifteen years is alright by me!,” says a five-star reviewer.
Shop it: Le Creuset Enamel On Steel Whistling Tea Kettle, 1.7 qt., $75 (was $100), amazon.com
Want to get in on the beauty that is Le Creuset without dropping big bucks? This salt and pepper shaker set will look gorgeous on your countertop.
“Beautiful and proud to show these off,” says a happy shopper. “Perfect sized holes for the amount of spice to come out. Filling is easy. Had mine for years. Finish seems to never chip from falling over. Awesome and beautifully finished glaze.”
Shop it: Le Creuset Stoneware Salt & Pepper Shakers, $20 (was $29), amazon.com
Grill your favorite meat, veggies and fish to perfection in this griddle that looks stunning on your stovetop and comes in Le Creuset’s classic teal or cerise finishes.
Shop it: Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Deep Round Grill, 9.75", $100 (was $170), amazon.com
What’s better than a dish you can cook in and serve in? This elegant roaster is just that.
“Just beautiful! Perfect size for roasting for the family. As always, these pans are so easy to clean. A nice addition to my many favorites,” says a Le Creuset lover. “This size is also perfect for any Italian favorite, as its depth assures a clean oven with no spillage.”
Shop it: Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Rectangular Roaster, $200 (was $285), amazon.com
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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