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The Ultimate Wedding Gift Is On Sale for Prime Day

A dutch oven is a must-have for every kitchen.

By Leah Scalzadonna


Updated on July 13, 2022

Wondering what to gift the newlyweds in your life? Look no further than our roundup of sturdy, colofrul Dutch ovens. Featuring selections from Calphalon, Le Creuset, and Lodge, these Dutch ovens are some of the most versatile (and beautiful) cookware you can buy—and they’re all on sale this Prime Day. Perfect for braising meats, baking cobblers, simmering chili, or just looking stylish on your stovetop, the items listed below are truly the gifts that keep on giving.

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Le Creuset has a reputation as the leader in enameled cast iron cookware; their long-lasting Dutch ovens and casserole dishes are as beautiful as they are useful. However, the reputable name comes with a hefty price tag—but you can save a significant amount today. This Prime Day, you can snag a cherry red Dutch oven for $290, shaving a cool $119.95 off the original price. Though they are available in other colors, this is the only one available at such a low price. Even so, a Dutch oven is a centerpiece that can sit on the stovetop even when it’s not in use, so don’t be afraid to view it as a fun pop of color to brighten up the kitchen. 

There’s a lot to love about the Lodge Dutch oven. It boasts the same quality as their cast iron pans, plus it’s a stunning piece of kitchenware. You can scoop one up for $67.90, which is $12 less than the list price. The Dutch oven is quite heavy, and it may be difficult for some to transfer it from the stove to the oven or clean it in the sink (like most cast iron, this is not dishwasher safe). Overall, though, you can’t beat the price for such a beautiful piece of cookware. 

If you prefer a material other than cast iron, Calphalon has you covered. Their Dutch oven is made from hard-anodized nonstick aluminum, making it lighter and easier to clean than the traditional cast iron options. Additionally, this Dutch oven is dishwasher safe, though we recommend hand washing to maintain the quality. The inner pot can scratch quite easily, so avoid using any metal spatulas or spoons when cooking with it. Save $44.58 by purchasing one today for $85.41. 

Available in a bright, glossy blue, this cast iron braiser is essential for braising, searing, sauteing, and steaming everything from meats to vegetables. It’s more shallow than the other options on this list, making it easier to lift and transfer from the kitchen to table. This Prime Day, grab one for $143.19, a $35.80 discount off the original price. 

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What Is Amazon Prime Day?

Prime Day is an annual sales event that Amazon hosts for its Prime members. On Prime Day, members will find significant savings on everything from toys to tech to kitchen appliances (including Dutch ovens). This year it is taking place across two days—July 12 and 13.

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