Calphalon Contemporary Nonstick Dutch Oven, 8 1/2-Qt.
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In striking hard-anodized aluminum, Calphalon’s sleek Contemporary Nonstick line features gently curved silhouettes detailed with sculpted stay-cool handles and interiors coated with a durable, multilayer nonstick finish. This Dutch oven is designed to slow-simmer soups, stews, chili and pasta sauces without sticking or scorching.
- Heavy-gauge anodized aluminum provides excellent heat conduction and uniform cooking.
- Durable nonstick interior ensures flawless release and convenient cleanup.
- Tempered-glass lid with stainless-steel rim offers a clear view of pan contents, so you can easily monitor cooking progress.
- Bushed-stainless-steel handles.
- Made in USA.
- Dimensions & More Info
- 8 1/2 qt: 13”diam., 5” high; 6 lb.
- Made in USA.
- Use & Care
- Ideal for gas and electric cooktops (not induction-compatible).
- Oven-safe to 450°F.
- Use wood, plastic or heat-resistant nylon tools to avoid scratching the nonstick surface.
- Do not use aerosol cooking sprays; buildup over time will cause foods to stick.
- Allow pan to cool before washing.
- Dishwasher safe.
- Avoid using steel wool, steel scouring pads or harsh detergents.
- Stubborn food residue and stains on the interior can be removed with a soft bristle brush; use a nonabrasive pad or sponge on the exterior.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by jnegron76 from LOVE IT I bought this product a 2 months ago and I'm so happy I did... perfect to make soup and gumboDate published: 2018-12-06Rated 1 out of 5 by KayeB from Nonstick surface scratches easily! I have now had this pot for almost a year and will say that I’m highly disappointed with the nonstick surface scratching so easily. Similar to other customers, I do not use abrasive detergent or sponge. My cooking utensils are silicone, plastic and I have one old wooden spoon. It does not take much to scratch this. Very disappointed in the quality. I know I’m going to have to toss this by next year.Date published: 2018-10-24Rated 1 out of 5 by Jenn from Non-stick scratches way too easily I know to use wooden spoons and scrapers in my non-stick pans, but didn't think about what would happen if I left the pot in the sink for an hour while we were eating. A few pieces of silverware were tossed into the pot by my boys, and there are now three scrapes with the finish peeling off. I don't think it is safe to use, so I'm not sure what to do with it. That's too easily scratched to make this a good pot...especially at this price.Date published: 2018-07-27Rated 1 out of 5 by VSusan from Big Disappointment I bought this dutch oven about 2 years ago. It has never been in the dishwasher, never had metal utensils, never been cleaned with an abrasive cleaner. The surface is coming off of the bottom of the pot. It is so bad that we can't use the pot anymore. For an item, this expensive, I expected better longevity. I will not purchase Calphalon non stick products again.Date published: 2016-12-01Rated 5 out of 5 by johnny from ease of cleaning size and non stick and ease of cleaning are the reasons I bought this. my sister has one and that's how I first discovered it.Date published: 2016-06-22Rated 3 out of 5 by mfg9 from Love the Size I purchased this because of the size. It is a very large pot and this size is difficult to find. I do not like the handles. I think they are too small for the size of the pot. I also find the pot to be lighter in weight than I expected. When the pot was one third full, I was stirring it and it kept moving around on the burner. That did not make me happy. For those 2 reasons I gave it an average rating.Date published: 2016-05-23Rated 4 out of 5 by Sfg10 from Great! I've used it only once now and loved cooking in it. Clean up was a breeze. It's a beautiful pot. Not too heavy and not too flimsy. Hope it gives me some good years of service without any scratches to the non stick service. I am always careful to use wooden or silicon utensils, but all my previous non stick cookwares have been a disappointment as they get scratched in the non stick surface. Be careful the stainless steel handles do get hot though.Date published: 2016-04-11Rated 5 out of 5 by Sads from Don't live without Great option to buy. The size is awesome. We cooked chicken and dumplings. Often that is a dish where things can stick, especially while the dumplings cook. I, the male, did the dishes. I literally swished some water around and the pot was free of any food. (Don't worry, I used some soap on a wash cloth too.)Date published: 2015-02-06