Extremely Versatile Classic Dutch Ovens
With a rich history dating back hundreds of years, Dutch ovens continue to be a favorite in foodservice establishments across the world. Dutch ovens are also known as casserole dishes in English-speaking countries outside of the USA, and cocottes in France. Regardless of what you call them, these thick-walled cooking pots feature tight-fitting lids and extremely durable, extremely versatile designs. They are great for boiling, baking, stewing, frying, roasting, and just about any other use. Cast iron Dutch ovens retain heat better than most, making them also ideal for holding food after it's been cooked. Read more
Dutch ovens come in a variety of shapes, sizes, styles, and materials. Some come pre-seasoned for easy-release, others need seasoned prior to use. Some feature handles, others do not, and some feature legs, while others are flat-bottomed.