le creuset or lodge enamel Dutch Oven

Discussion in 'Cooking Equipment Reviews' started by rednix1, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. rednix1

    rednix1

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    Hello I am in the market for a Dutch oven. I am leaning between two brands le creuset or lodge enameled. From my understanding they are both enameled but the lodge is a 1/3 of the price. My wife is convinced that seasoning is disgusting b/c it is like cooking with old food. Is creuset easy to clean as a lodge enameled without seasoning?

    Cheers!
    Daniel
     
  2. iceman

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    LODGE.

    Fantastic: [​IMG]

    Fantastic and pretty: [​IMG]
     
  3. hoser

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    I use the Lodge enameled D.O. myself, and love it. Cleanup is a breeze ...it is also recommended by Cooks Illustrated. $49 compared to $249 for the Le Cruset
     
  4. sweetie pie

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    I have both the enameled Lodge 6 qt. and LC 7.5 qt. dutch oven. I use the Lodge more often because I am fearful to scuff the Le Creuset. IMO, I see no difference in the way they cook.
     
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  5. highlander01

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    I have an enameled Lodge dutch oven and it works great ... granted the Le Creuset is much prettier but I think I would rather scuff up a lodge (much cheaper and by all accounts the same)
     
  6. sweetie pie

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    Exactly!