Stupid-hot deals on all of our favorite stuff.

Sound the meat grinders, because Sur La Table is having a Hash-Slinging Slasher sale on all the cookware we’ve fantasized about. 

Currently, we’re turning our bedrooms into a Flavortown and dreaming of what life post-COVID can look like. One high-glaze option: a shameless, sensory free-fall that lands face first in a Le Creuset casserole (with a bunch of Omsom seasoning). Cookware is our fandom. We only accept our face as it is reflected by a clean All-Clad pan. We embrace the existential crises born of cast iron care, because the versatility of cast iron makes it a lifelong culinary accomplice when cared for properly. TBH, so many of the following ~pieces~ go beyond your kitchen, and your humble grave, to become inter-generational heirlooms. That’s some Ya-Ya Sisterhood shit. 

With hundred of bucks off the normal pricing, this is your chance to bag all the stuff Julia Child told you to get in that one lucid dream, from a lofty cocotte to a ceramic Staub oven set (at more than 50% off). And even if you don’t have THE BIG BUCK$ to spend, there are some choice cookware accessories for cast iron care and beyond. 

A six-quart Dutch oven

Le Creuset Dutch Oven

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If you walk into someone’s house and they have anything by storied French brand Le Creuset, you know they care about cooking. If you walk in and find a giant Le Creuset Dutch oven, congratulations: you’ve found your life partner. For those who don’t do Da Vinci code math (same), six quarts is a gallon and a half of goodness, from soups to stews to juicy roasts. Bury your head in this, Jean the Baptist-style. 

Le Creuset Dutch Oven, $379.95 $249.96 at Sur La Table

Pamper your cast iron

Lodge Seasoned Cast Iron Care Kit

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Because skillets need self care, too—we’ve been waiting for an idiot-proof kit to help us not destroy the finally-perfect seasoned surface of our cast iron, and this one “comes with 100% canola oil seasoning spray to improve nonstick qualities, a scraper and brush for cleaning, and a silicone handle holder.” Buy it for yourself, or for the cast iron fuccboi you will become/bone once we’re all vaxxed this summer. 

Lodge Seasoned Cast Iron Care Kit, $26 $20.96 at Sur La Table

This is your buffet, now 

Le Creuset Buffer Casserole

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There’s nothing easier or more chic than an immediate stovetop-to-table plating situation. This Le Creuset cookery has a shallow base and is secretly one of those pre-Always Pan multi-taskers that is “perfect for searing, braising, slow cooking and more.”

Le Creuset Buffet Casserole with Glass Lid, $299.95 $169.96 at Sur La Table

An annoyingly charming mini-cocotte 

Le Creuset Mini Petite Cocotte

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This one’s the ideal vessel for “individual portions of French onion soup, baked mac and cheese, apple cobbler and more,” and it’s so charming, in all of its six shades, that you won’t need to develop a post-quar personality when it’s finally time for a dinner party. Just don’t let the American Girl Dolls steal it.

Le Creuset signature petite cocotte, $35 $19.96 at Sur La Table

Tagine time


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As one reviewer states, there is a definite learning curve to the art of the tagine, a staple of Morroccan and North African cooking. But once you’ve got it down, or down-ish (we’ve got a recipe for that, but let authors like Mourad Lahlou and Nargisse Benkabbou lead the way), these mega-useful pots can cook up food with so much moisture and layered flavor. “[I] used my new tagine to prepare dinner for 15,” writes a reviewer, with another adding, “I had never used this form of cookware before and was so pleased at the delicious meal that was a result.” Give to a friend, then invite yourself over. 

Emile Henry Flame Tagine, $179.95 $99.96 at Sur La Table

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