Staub Dutch ovens fall into the “forever cookware” category — just like Le Creuset’s, they’ll last you a lifetime and then some. Usually, this means they don’t run cheap, but right now, Food52 is offering 69 to 71 percent off the five-quart version, depending on which color you choose.
This size will comfortably hold any main dish to feed four to six people and is designed to be more compact, with taller sides and therefore a smaller radius, so it takes up less space on a burner (and in a cabinet, if you’re someone who stows theirs away). It would also make a thoughtful holiday gift for anyone in your life who loves to cook, be it a serious chef who already has a collection or a more novice home cook who might not have splurged on such a well-made piece before. Either way, take note: This is the last day to order from Food52 with guaranteed arrival by Christmas.
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