Emile Henry Flame Top Braiser, 3.4 quart : From exotic Asian dishes to country roasted potatoes, the Emile Henry Flame 3.4-Qt. Brasier enriches your everyday cooking with fine flavors and easy-clean simplicity. Coq au vin and braised baby artichokes turn out deliciously moist in this all-around braiser that uses little or no added fats. The first ceramic cookware safe for oven, cooktop, microwave, grill and open flame to 750 F, the Emile Henry Flame Top braiser is crafted in France from high-fired natural Burgundy clay. The hand-finished 3.4-qt. braiser with innovative proprietary Flame technology lets you sear and saute meats and vegetables even on barbeque grills and open flame. Five years of research and development created the PFOA- and PTFE-free Emile Henry Flame Top line that excels in uniform, natural cooking and keeps foods like bean dishes, pork ribs and osso bucco hot longer. Self-basting lid features a dimpled interior to ensure that juices are evenly distributed throughout cooking. Smoothly glazed ceramic dish will not chip, scratch or discolor and does not absorb stain, odors or flavors. The easy-to-handle braiser is 30% lighter than similar cast-iron or enamel cookware and can go directly from freezer to a hot oven without countertop warm up. Each rich color makes the Emile Henry cookware a stylish serving dish for any occasion. The Emile Henry braiser cleans up quickly by hand and is dishwasher-safe. Founded in 1850 by the Henry family in France's mineral-rich Burgundy clay region, today Emile Henry is the largest manufacturer of ceramic ovenware in France and has established a worldwide reputation for crafting the finest quality ceramic culinary products. Skilled artisans meticulously oversee the forming, casting, glazing and firing of each hand-finished Emile Henry piece. The proprietary Flame manufacturing process produces ovenware that is more resistant to thermal shock, mechanical shock or chipping and scratching than other ceramic products, including porcelain, stoneware and earthenware. Product Features Innovative Emile Henry Flame Top ceramic technology allows for high-heat cooking to 750 F Crafted of France's mineral-rich Burgundy clay with its superior heat retention properties Eco-responsible Emile Henry uses only natural products in their ceramic Each Emile Henry Flame Top piece is hand-finished and signed by its individual craftsman Evenly distributing heat, the braiser heats up faster and keeps hot longer than ordinary ceramic cookware The gentle, even heat distribution retains natural flavors of foods for superb-tasting dishes Self-basting lid features a dimpled interior to ensure even distribution of juices Smoothly glazed ceramic will not chip, scratch or discolor The ceramic does not absorb stains, odors and flavors Durable braiser is 30% lighter than similar cast-iron or enamel pots Oven- and microwave-safe to 750 F and broiler-safe. Suited for all types of barbeque grills and open flame to 750 F Freezer-safe to -125 F and can go straight from freezer to hot cooking appliance Use with metal utensils, but nonmetal utensils recommended to better protect the cookware surface Food-safe glazes are free of lead and cadmium Footed base provides more even heat diffusion Large flame-resistant handles make for easy lifting and carrying Suited for gas, electric, ceramic, glass and halogen cooktops, and induction-capable with induction interface disc Dishwasher-safe; hand washing is recommended 10-year limited warranty This item is shipped directly from the manufacturer so it can only be delivered within the 48 contiguous states. Express shipping options, gift wrap services and gift messaging are not available for this item. Please allow 2-4 weeks for order processing and delivery.