Customer reviews for Le Creuset Signature Collection Oval French Oven, 5 quart

Le Creuset Signature Collection Oval French Oven, 5 quart

Le Creuset Signature Collection Oval French Oven, 5 quart : This Le Creuset 5-qt. oval dutch oven is ideal to roast chicken with vegetables, simmer Italian pasta sauce or vegetable-rich soup. Preferred by chefs for the cooking versatility, superior heat retention and excellent browning of foods, Le Creuset enameled cast-iron cookware ensures all ingredients cook at an even temperature. With the high-quality porcelain-enamel coating, this oval French oven is impermeable to odors and stains for lifetime use. The Le Creuset Signature collection combines traditional superior craftsmanship with ergonomic and functional innovations. Modernized lid is more stable and tight-fitting, ensuring better performance sealing in moisture and flavors. The handles on this oval French oven are 45% larger, providing a roomier grip to lift with oven mitts. Improved ergonomic knob is heat-resistant to 500 F. This Signature collection features the most durable and resistant interior formulation offered by Le Creuset, smooth and easy to clean, roasting a chicken in the oven or simmering sauce or soup on the stove top. Food or liquid will not react with the enameled finish. With the tight-fitting lid, moisture is sealed inside for best absorption of seasonings and flavor. This 5-qt. French oven goes from fridge or freezer to the oven or stove top, then conveniently to the table for beautiful presentation. Oven-, broiler-, freezer- and dishwasher-safe. Made in France. Lifetime manufacturer warranty. Le Creuset is consistently chosen by leading chefs, restaurateurs and home connoisseurs for its cooking advantages, performance and style. Bright color choices are the legendary style at Le Creuset to enliven your world of serving and entertaining. The best gourmet meals deserve the cooking finesse of Le Creuset. Product Features Le Creuset Signature Collection of enameled cast-iron cookware is molded and crafted by hand, combining traditional unmatched craftsmanship with a reinvented, improved design Perfect to roast chicken with vegetables, simmer pasta sauce or soup Modernized lid is more stable and tight-fitting, ensuring greater retention of moisture and flavors, while self-basting foods Newly-formulated enamel interior is more durable, stain- and odor-resistant and easier to clean Handles are 45% larger, providing a roomier grip, even with oven mitts, ensuring safe transport from oven to table Improved ergonomic phenolic knob is heat-resistant to 500 F The iron is melted at an extremely high temperature in a cauldron (called a "creuset" in French) then poured into a sand mold. Under the hands of skilled craftsmen, each surface is smoothed in preparation for uniform porcelain enameling Le Creuset cast-iron provides unparalleled heat retention Smooth porcelain-enameled interior and exterior is nonreactive to food or liquid Bold and dynamic colors match Le Creuset enameled cookware, bakeware, dinnerware and accessories Versatile for stove top, oven or broiler For nearly a century, Le Creuset has been the preferred cookware choice of distinguished chefs around the world
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Customer reviews for Le Creuset Signature Collection Oval French Oven, 5 quart
Review 1 for Le Creuset Signature Collection Oval French Oven, 5 quart
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Excited to use it

PostedNovember 12, 2012
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Enjay
fromMN
Gender:Female
My Cooking Level:Intermediate
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Cooking Enthusiast
I tend to cook meals that are:Quick and easy
Cooking Idol/Inspiration:Mom
I haven't used my french oven yet, but have been lusting after this one for years. Finally took the plunge. Am looking forward to a beef roast sometime soon.
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Review 2 for Le Creuset Signature Collection Oval French Oven, 5 quart
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Excellent quality and beautiful color

PostedOctober 26, 2012
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Susanne53
fromBismarck, ND
Gender:Female
My Cooking Level:Advanced
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Cooking Enthusiast
This dutch oven is the perfect size for 2-6 people. Food cooks evenly in this oven. It is easy to clean. The Marseille color is beautiful and makes for a great presentation!
+3points
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Review 3 for Le Creuset Signature Collection Oval French Oven, 5 quart
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Wanted it, got it...LOVE it!!!

PostedJanuary 29, 2014
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bellusvita
fromCypress, TX
Gender:Female
My Cooking Level:Intermediate
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Cooking Enthusiast
I tend to cook meals that are:Hearty
After much consideration & research, I decided to finally get this much desired pot; I am beyond pleased w/this purchase! There is nothing to dislike and the wider handles make handling a breeze.
My Favorite BrandLe Creuset
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