- 5-quart capacity; 12.75 x 10 x 6.875 inches, lid measures 10.1875 x 9.375 x 2 inches
- Superior heat retention for even cooking and baking
- Beautiful Sea Green enameled exterior; Stylish White enameled interior resists sticking and staining
- Stainless steel knob on lid
- Enameled Cast Iron coating will not retain flavors of foods
- Does not require seasoning
- Suitable for all cooktops, including induction
- Great for oven-to-table serving
- Self-basting lid features dimples that catch steam and continuously redirect moisture back into the food during cooking
- With lid oven safe up to 550˚F; Dutch oven base is oven safe to 750˚F (without lid)
- Taste of Home® Test Kitchen Approved
- Limited Lifetime Household Warranty
Before using for the first time…
Remove all labels, tags, and packaging from cookware. Wash your pan in warm water then dry thoroughly. This removes all manufacturing, packing and shipping dust from your new Taste of Home® Cookware.
- Use medium heat and lower after pan has come up to temperature.
- Add food or liquid to the pan prior to heating.
- Match burner size to pan. Always use the burner that matches most closely with the diameter of your pan.
- DO NOT place hot pans on your countertop. Use a trivet or hot pad.
- Utensils – To avoid scratching the enamel coating, use only wooden silicone or plastic coated utensils in your enameled cast iron cookware. DO NOT use electric mixers or metal utensils.
- ALWAYS use a hot pad or mitt to remove the lid or remove the cookware from the stove top or oven. Handles will get hot with use.
- When using enameled cast iron on a halogen or glass stove, always lift up to remove. DO NOT SLIDE THE COOKWARE ACROSS THE STOVE TOP.
- If you drop the cookware or bang on a hard surface, your cookware may chip or break. If your experience accidental chipping, or with use you see chips in the surface, cover with a touch of cooking oil after teach cleaning before storing. This will prevent rusting. Chipping will not affect the function of your cookware.
- DO NOT bang utensils on the rim of your cookware. This could result in chipping of the enamel.
- Over time handles and knob can become loose if they are not a molded part of your cookware. Check the tightness of the handles or knobs occasionally. Tighten in necessary.
- DO NOT over-tighten, as this can strip the handle or screw.
- NEVER add cold water to a hot pan. You can, however, pre-heat the pan on medium-low for two to three minutes prior to adding room temperature foods and liquids.
- Your cookware lid has a Stainless Steel knob. DO NOT EXCEED 500˚F in the oven when using the lid. Without the lid, your dutch oven is suitable to use in the oven up to 750˚F. Suitable for broiler use. DO NOT USE UNDER THE BROILER WITH LID.
- Oven use up to 750˚F.
- DO NOT use on outdoor grills, campfires or in microwave ovens.
- DO NOT heat an empty Dutch oven.
- Let cookware, lids and utensils cool completely before attempting to clean. NEVER fill a hot pan with cold water. DO NOT submerge a hot pan or lid into cold water.
- Wash in warm, soapy water, rinse well and dry. Cast iron is dishwasher-safe. However, because of the weight and the asy of cleaning, hand washing is strongly suggested.
- NEVER USE STEEL WOOL OR HARSH SCOURING POWDERS TO CLEAN YOUR COOKWARE. THIS WILL SCRATCH YOUR COOKWARE.
- To clean tough areas, use a nylon scrubbing pad with soapy water, or soak pan in warm, soapy water for 10 minutes to loosen tough areas. If there is staining on your enamel, soak interior with a solution of bleach and water at a formula of 1 teaspoon of bleach per pint of water for 2 to 3 hours. Rinse and wash well when finished.
- NOTE: Any hard water deposits or spots from excessive heat, nor chipping of the enamel will affect the performance of your cookware.
- To remove stubborn food residue on enameled cast iron, fill the pan with warm water then soak for 15-20 minutes before washing.
- Nylon pads or scrapers may be used to remove food residue; DO NOT use metal pads or metal utensils as these may damage the finish.
- DO NOT SUBMERGE HOT CAST IRON INTO COLD WATER; this could cause your pan to crack or damage the enameled surface.
- Wipe the interior surface of the pan with a rag to remove excess food residue.
- Enameled cast iron does not need to be oiled or seasoned.
- DO NOT STORE COOKWARE WHILE IT IS WET. This can cause the cast iron to corrode.
Limited Lifetime Household Warranty | Range Kleen Mfg., Inc. warrants cookware to be free from defects in workmanship and materials under normal household use to the original purchaser. Ceramic and non-stick coating is guaranteed not to peel off under normal household use. Marring of ceramic and non-stick is normal and does not affect the non-stick properties or cookware. To maintain your cookware, we recommend you follow the Use and Care instructions carefully. During this period, Range Kleen Mfg., Inc will repair or replace, at its option, any defective item returned to Range Kleen with original purchase receipt. If the item is out of production, an item of similar value and function will be substituted. Commercial use of this product voids this warranty. Incidental or consequential damages are not covered by this warranty. This warranty is non-transferable. This warranty will not cover damage caused by misuse of the product in direct opposition to the supplied use and care. All discoloration, scratches and stains, or other signs of misuse or abuse of the cookware that do not affect the function of your cookware, is not covered under this warranty. This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights, which vary from state to state.