Cast iron improves its solid reputation with Cuisinart Chef's Classic Enameled Cast Iron Cookware! Cast iron is recognized as one of the best materials for cooking because of its ability to retain heat and provide even heat distribution. This type of cookware is widely used for almost any recipe from roasts to desserts and performs well with a variety of cooking methods from searing to simmering. Many pan styles are available for cooking soups, sauces, casseroles, grills quiches, breads, and etc. These versatile pieces yield great results whether it's on the stove or in the broiler or oven. They can go to table and double as elegant serving pieces! Savor the Good Life right at home, with family and friends. Cuisinart makes it absolutely delicious.