An absolute essential in any guys kitchen is a Le Creuset Round French Oven [$330]. Braising or searing meats before making a stew in the same pot keeps kitchen messes to a minimum. And the Le Creuset 7 1/4 Qt. Round French Oven, or Dutch oven, is up to the task. The spacious interior accommodates larger ingredients and holds enough servings for a crowd. And cleaning is quick, with an interior enamel that easily releases burnt-on ingredients. This updated kitchen classic enhances the cooking process by evenly distributing heat and locking in the optimal amount of moisture. With ergonomic handles and an advanced interior enamel that resists chipping and cleans easily, Le Creuset’s French ovens blend the best of the past with the latest innovations in comfort and functionality. Although some production processes have been modernized, you can be sure that the handmade qualities of Le Creuset cookware remain unchanged. They still manufacture their cast iron in the original foundry, with each piece passing through the hands of 15 skilled artisans to ensure flawless perfection. With the consistent qualities of authenticity, originality and innovation, Le Creuset maintains a connection to both heritage and modernity and that’s we say Le Creuset is absolutely Best of Breed!

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