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The Best Dutch Ovens

A Dutch oven is an essential investment for serious cooks. We find the best options at every price and in every size.

By , , and Updated Feb. 23, 2023

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After decades of testing, we still think that the Le Creuset 7¼ Quart Round Dutch Oven is the best Dutch oven on the market. It simmers, bakes, and braises beautifully. It is incredibly durable, while also being the lightest and easiest-to-use enameled Dutch oven of its size. Our Best Buy is the 7-quart Cuisinart Chef’s Enameled Cast Iron Casserole. This model is a bit heavier and l...