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Staub Cocotte Cookware
Cocotte
This Staub 5.5 quart dutch oven is made from enameled cast iron
and weighs 12.5 lbs. It is basil in color and
  • Oven safe to 500 ° F.
  • Can be used on an induction cooktop.
  • Dishwasher-safe.
Description
This Staub 5.5 quart dutch oven is made from enameled cast iron
and weighs 12.5 lbs. It is basil in color and
  • Oven safe to 500 ° F.
  • Can be used on an induction cooktop.
  • Dishwasher-safe.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Ease of cleaning

Ease of cleaning

Ease of cleaning reflects how easy or difficult it was to clean after browning and cooking a beef brisket.

 /  5
Bread baking

Bread baking

How well the pot can proof and bake bread. Those scoring Excellent baked bread that had a crispy crust and a nice interior; those scoring Poor had a dense interior along with a yeasty flavor.

 /  5
Browning

Browning

How evenly the pot can brown foods. Those scoring Excellent browned food evenly; those scoring Poor did not brown foods evenly.

 /  5
Sauce simmer

Sauce simmer

Indication of how well the pot can evenly simmer tomato sauce.

 /  5
Speed of heating

Speed of heating

Speed of heating reflects how quickly 4 quarts of water in the largest pot of the set increased from room temperature to a near boil.

 /  5
Handle temperature

Handle temperature

Handle temperature relates to the temperature during heating.

 /  5

About

The Staub Cocotte is part of the Cookware test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Dutch Ovens models like the Cocotte are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Ease of cleaning Ease of cleaning reflects how easy or difficult it was to clean after browning and cooking a beef brisket.

Bread baking How well the pot can proof and bake bread. Those scoring Excellent baked bread that had a crispy crust and a nice interior; those scoring Poor had a dense interior along with a yeasty flavor.

Browning How evenly the pot can brown foods. Those scoring Excellent browned food evenly; those scoring Poor did not brown foods evenly.

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