Every cook deserves a versatile -- and good-looking -- Dutch oven that goes from stove to table to fridge. These are our faves.
1) Rachael Ray 5 1/2-Quart Oval
Comes with an easy-grip silicone knob and doubles as a pasta pot.
2) Le Creuset 3 1/2-Quart Oval
Available in more shapes and sizes that any other brand.
3) Lodge Logic 5-Quart Round
Best bang for your buck, and only gets better with wear and tear.
USE YOUR DUTCH OVEN TO MAKE THESE RECIPES
*Prices and other details were accurate when we published this article in December 2008.