Indispensable in the kitchens of home cooks and professional chefs alike. Long recognized for its strength and durability, cast iron is the prime material for slow-cooking, braising and roasting, thanks to its ability to maintain even and consistent heat. The enameled Dutch oven needs no seasoning, and it’s suitable for both stovetop and oven use. Colorful exterior enamel is shock-resistant to prevent chipping and cracking. Sand-colored interior enamel has a smooth finish that promotes caramelization, prevents sticking and resists stains. Dome-shaped lid locks in flavor by promoting continuous circulation of heat and moisture. Wide loop handles provide a safe and comfortable grip. Stainless steel knob is safe at any oven temperature. 11-3/4" wide. Dishwasher safe. Ceramic, electric, gas, halogen, induction, outdoor grill, and oven safe.