Staub Perfect Pan with Glass Lid, 4.5QT
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We’re inclined to think all of Staub’s pans are perfect, but we’re especially enamored of this wok-shaped one. It’s just as aces at braising, roasting, and simmering as the Staub pots you know and love, but the pan’s wide, angled shape also makes it ideal for large-batch deep frying, and vigorous stir-frying without spilling. Between batches, rest your foods on the included stainless steel rack—the oil drips right back into the pan, saving you from the plate-paper towel draining combo. The snug-fitting glass lid keeps moisture locked in and lets you easily check on your food without disturbing the cooking process, and the cast iron bottom means the pan works with any heating surface (including induction). That’s pretty perfect to us.
Available in graphite, matte black, grenadine, and blue with a stainless steel knob, or graphite with a brass knob.
Photography by Rocky Luten, James Ransom, & Bobbi Lin
Details & Materials -
Cast iron pan, glass lid, stainless steel rack, and stainless steel or brass knob
12" in diameter (15" W with handles) x 3.5" H (4.75" H with lid) and holds 4.5 quarts
Care & Notes -
For use on any cooktop, including induction. Oven and broiler safe up to 500°F. Use plastic or wood utensils only as metal utensils may damage the enamel. Allow pan to cool before washing. Dishwasher safe, although hand washing is recommended. To remove stubborn stains soak your pot in hot soapy water for a few minutes. Avoid using steel wool, steel scouring pads, harsh detergents, bleach, or abrasive cleaners.
Meet the Maker
It's hard to look at the French company's picturesque cast iron and ceramic wares and not daydream about the *magnifique* things you'll make in them. Staub specializes in enameled cast iron cookware made in Alsace, which makes for superior browning and heat retention (perfect for those hours-long braises). The pieces work hard, but they’re pretty enough to go straight from stovetop/oven to the table. They take on a variety of shapes and colors, but we're partial to the cocottes with a deep blue hue and brass knobs exclusive to our Shop.View Full Profile
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