Cast-Iron Cookware Comparison Chart

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Enameled
Cast-Iron

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Enameled
Cast-Iron

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Sonoma
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MATERIALS & CONSTRUCTION

EXTERIOR COATING

INTERIOR COATING

KNOB

HANDLE

LID

BRAISING BUMPS
ON LIDS

WEIGHT OF 12" FRY

Colored Enamel

Colored Enamel

Colored Enamel

None  

None

Enamel

Enamel with traces of quartz

Enamel with traces of quartz

Pre-seasoned

Pre-seasoned

Composite
(Stainless-steel knob
available separately)

Nickel-plated Brass
(Brass on Matte
Black pieces)

Stainless-Steel

Cast-Iron

Polished Brass

Enameled Cast-Iron

Enameled Cast-Iron

Enameled Cast-Iron

Cast-Iron

"Speed Cool"
Polished Stainless-Steel 

Enameled Cast-Iron 

Enameled Cast-Iron

Enameled Cast-Iron 

Cast-Iron 

Cast-Iron 

USE

SEASONING REQUIRED

INDUCTION
COMPATIBLE

DISHWASHER-SAFE

OVEN-SAFE
TEMPERATURE

BROILER-SAFE

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

• Heats slowly and evenly, then retains heat extremely well
• Excels at high-heat tasks like searing, sautéing, browning and frying
• Exceptionally durable—can last for generations with proper care