Le Creuset Stoneware 4-Quart Oval Casserole : Ideal for all-in-one meals, casseroles or roasts, this oven-to-table 4-qt. covered casserole is preferred by chefs for the superior baking performance, durability and style. Outstanding heat retention ensures ingredients bake evenly. Tight-fitting lid circulates moisture, ensuring flavorful entrees and desserts. Removing the lid during the last cooking stage adds the golden brown texture that enhances cheese, breadcrumb or caramelized toppings. Impeccably-smooth, glazed nonstick interior of Le Creuset bakeware releases food for easy cleanup. The authentic signature style of the Heritage Collection is the revered design first introduced by Le Creuset in the early 1900s. Fired at 2,156 F, creating an enameled surface that is unmatched in strength and durability. This bakeware is scratch-, chip- and stain-resistant. Will not stain, absorb moisture or odors. Sure-grip handles allow easy transport from oven to table or storage in the refrigerator. Superior thermal resistance from -65 to +500 F. Oven- and broiler-safe to 500 F. Microwave-, freezer- and dishwasher-safe. The mainstay of chefs for more than century. Le Creuset is consistently chosen by leading chefs, restaurateurs and home connoisseurs for its cooking and baking advantages and style. Bright color choices are the signature style at Le Creuset to enliven your world of serving and entertaining. Product Features Ideal for all-in-meals, casserole or roasts, Le Creuset stoneware is preferred by chefs for outstanding baking performance and durability Superior heat retention ensures ingredients bake evenly and food stays hot longer on the table Tight-fitting lid circulates moisture, ensuring flavorful entrees and desserts Removing the lid during the last stage of cooking provides the delicious, golden crisp browning Fired at 2,156 F, this durable enameled surface is nonporous, and scratch-, chip- and stain-resistant Releases food for easy cleanup Will not absorb moisture or odors Side-grip handles for easy transport Versatility to bake, serve, safely slice and store Signature bright colors coordinate with home decor The Heritage Collection is the original traditional design with definitive lines and timeless style for distinctive presentation Le Creuset is the designer of French cookware and bakeware since 1925
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Kitchen Diva/King
I tend to cook meals that are:Healthy
Cooking Idol/Inspiration:Emeril Lagasse
I love all my Le Creuset casseroles, but I particularly like this one because of it's oval shape. It's particularly attractive on my dining room table. And I like when Chefs has a sale -- it makes it easier for me to justify the cost, although Le Creuset is worth every penny of it. Thank you.