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CONTEMPORARY SALE - This Calphalon Contemporary item is on sale. The current price of this item reflects the savings. Offer valid through September 30, 2014.

  • 8-qt. Contemporary Stainless Steel Dutch Oven by Calphalon

8-qt. Contemporary Stainless Steel Dutch Oven by Calphalon

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Expand your abilities in the kitchen with the Calphalon 8-qt. Contemporary Stainless Steel Dutch Oven, a versatile piece of cookware that lets you make everything from stews to braised meats. This extra-large pot has room for large cuts of meat or poultry, so it's easy to prepare a special meal for the entire family or a room full of dinner guests. It's made of stainless steel with a heavy-gauge aluminum core, so you get great heat conduction throughout the entire inner surface. Stainless steel loop handles let you shift the pot on the burner or move it from stovetop to table easily, and they are double riveted for reliability. This piece works equally well on induction, gas and electric stovetops, and you can use metal cooking utensils without worrying about scratching the inner surface. The contemporary design of this Dutch oven works well in modern kitchens, and the bright stainless steel exterior matches most kitchen decor, so you can leave your cookware out on display when you aren't using it. The included tempered-glass lid makes it easy to watch over your food as it cooks, since you can peer into the pot without opening the lid and releasing heat or moisture. When you need to open the lid to stir your food or mix in additional ingredients, the curved top handle is comfortable to grasp. The pot is oven safe to any temperature, and the lid can handle oven temperatures up to 450 degrees F, so you can use multiple cooking methods without having to move food into a separate vessel. When it's time to clean up, this piece is dishwasher safe.

Features:

  • Large capacity 8-quart Dutch oven
  • Attractive contemporary design will complement any kitchen
  • Tempered-glass lid lets you easily monitor the cooking process
  • Triple-ply construction for superior heat conduction
  • Stainless steel interior surface
  • Brushed stainless steel exterior
  • Capacity: 8-qt.
  • Cleaning & Care: Dishwasher Safe
  • Depth: 6.6-in.
  • Diameter: 15-in. (with handles)
  • Material: Stainless Steel
  • Origin: China
  • Special Features: Vessels are oven-safe to any temperature. Lids are oven-safe to 450°.
  • Warranty: Lifetime
  • MOST HELPFUL REVIEWS

  • Calphalon Dutch Oven

    Love the fact this is wider instead of taller as most dutch ovens - make it very easy to cook corn on the cob in this pot.

    I recommend this product.
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  • FAR exceeded my expectations

    I've always had good luck with items I order from the Food Network Store, so I was expecting a good quality Dutch Oven to arrive at my house. For $99 I didn't expect "top of the line", but I was WRONG! This Calphalon Dutch Oven is absolutely perfect! I've braised short ribs, slow-roasted a pork butt, made coq au vin and cooked up a pot of chili in the little over a week since I have had it! I love, love, love the size, weight, appearance, and ease of cleaning this pot. The height-to-diameter ratio is just perfect for layering those all-important veggies in the bottom and placing a large piece of meat on top, with plenty of room for luscious liquids to bubble and simmer away without seeping out from under the lid. I'm going to ask for another one for Christmas!

    I recommend this product.
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  • BEAUTIFUL & DURABLE PIECE OF COOKWARE

    The large capacity of this dutch oven makes it very versatile. A good quality stainless steel dutch oven of this size, at a price that won't break the bank, is hard to find. I like that it is more wide than it is deep, that I can put it in the dishwasher, and I love its modern look. Calphalon is a name I trust and I know I will have this for years. This dutch oven is the nicest piece of cookware I own!

    I recommend this product.
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  • Customer Reviews for 8-qt. Contemporary Stainless Steel Dutch Oven by Calphalon

  • Overall Rating:

    5 out of 5 stars, based on 59 ratings

    96% of reviewers recommend this product

    98% say this is a "good value"

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  • I cook from scratch since many years ago and everyday, but it's not just the need for a good pot, I also cook LARGE amounts of food, so this pot has the right size for those of us cooks who need plenty of cooking surface.

    I recommend this product.
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    • April 9, 2014
    • By: Giselle
    • From: TX
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Party Host
  • dutch oven

    I have not had the opportunity to use my dutch oven yet, however I can see the great quality and it is the perfect size - large enough to hold roasts,etc. it is just perfect and all that I hoped for.

    I recommend this product.
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    • December 31, 2013
    • By: sharon
    • From: IL
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family
  • I should have purchased this sized dutch oven years ago! Love it!

    I recommend this product.
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    • October 30, 2013
    • By: Linda
    • From: LA
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family
  • I returned this item, not because of its quality, but it was much bigger than I thought it would be.

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    • April 29, 2013
    • By: Andrea
    • From: MA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • This 8 qt Dutch Oven met all of my particular requirements. I am extremely pleased with this purchase.

    I recommend this product.
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    • April 25, 2013
    • By: Dolores
    • From: FL
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • Outstanding Dutch Oven

    This Calphalon Dutch Oven is an outstanding value that will meet our needs for year!

    I recommend this product.
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    • April 2, 2013
    • By: George
    • From: MD
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family
  • Perfect Size

    Now I no longer have to cut my chuck roasts in half to brown them before roasting. This is the perfect size for my stove and with the bonus of no long handles to get in the way. I love this pan!

    I recommend this product.
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    • January 18, 2013
    • By: Linda
    • From: OH
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • Wide and roomy dutch oven

    I bought this to replace an old Magnalite dutch oven. I like how wide and roomy this dutch oven is, and even though it is bigger than my previous 5-qt dutch oven, it is lighter. It gets heated up fast, it is easy to pour (to my surprise). I have only used it for couple times, but it did leave some white spots after I cleaned it (with Barkeeper's friend).

    I recommend this product.
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    • January 17, 2013
    • By: Siu Ling
    • From: CA
    • I Cook: Very Often
  • The Dutch oven is a substantial pot, almost heavy for me -- I'm 63. I have used it once and it heats evenly and washed up nicely by hand. I was a little surprised that it was no longer perfectly shiny on the interior after just one use. It has food marks after washing and all I did was saute onions and celery. Overall I will be very happy with this dutch oven.

    I recommend this product.
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    • January 1, 2013
    • By: Patricia
    • From: MN
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • Great pan - great value

    I like the versitility of this dutchoven. I made a great pot roast in it-plenty of room to sear the roast. Works great for pasta. Finally enough room for plenty of water to let it boil properly. The pot is well porportioned to have good capacity and the sides are tall enough to cut down on spattering when searing food but still allow easy access for turning and stirring.I also like the slight flare the pan has at the top. I think it will cut down on boilovers if I ever need that much room. The pot is a nice balance of heavy enough and yet not too awkward to handle and pour from when pouring. The sturdy handles do get hot on the stovetop though.

    I recommend this product.
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    • December 26, 2012
    • By: Kevin
    • From: WI
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Professional
  • Many featuress to love.

    Great value and wonderful design. I've been wanting a Dutch Oven for years and finally found a great one reasonably priced and with a wide flat bottom. Used it to make Osso Buco and loved that I could lay the shanks flat in the bottom. Was a dream to clean up. Love this pot.

    I recommend this product.
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    • December 18, 2012
    • By: Dolores
    • From: CA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • Best Dutch Oven I've ever owned.

    I recommend this product.
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    • December 13, 2012
    • By: Michael
    • From: NY
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • Makes braising a dream job

    While I have been a home cook for years, and more recently a personal chef, the tools and equipment with which I have worked has been "rustic". My incorporation of the Calphalon Dutch Oven was one of my best investments. It was a treat to find the even heat across the surface of the entire pan which reduced my preparation time...then ultimately, my cooking time. Wonderful product. I I also purchased a 12" omelet pan and hope to purchase more in the future. They are an easy clean-up if one follows the instructions and guidelines!

    I recommend this product.
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    • November 16, 2012
    • By: betty
    • From: NY
    • I Cook: Very Often
  • Stainless steel Dutch Oven

    I have been shopping around for such an item but did not want to spend a fortune. Cephalon is a quality product and I love it. It's just the right size for many of the recipes I make. Good looking and functional at a great price. Love Cooking.com.

    I recommend this product.
    Was this helpful?
    • November 13, 2012
    • By: celine
    • From: FL
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • Customer service exchange

    I had an anodized pan, purchased about 15 years ago, which lost its anodized color. The customer service department could not have been more helpful in replacing my pan. I prefer stainless pans over anodized and they were very helpful in making an even exchange for a stainless pan. I could not have been more impressed. I give Calphalon a score of 10+ out of 10.

    I recommend this product.
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    • September 20, 2012
    • By: Joan
    • From: WA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • 8-Qt Dutch Oven is Great.

    I have been looking for a big Dutch Oven and this one really suits my needs. I did not want a teflon coated one and this one is perfect. I also wanted a nice heavy dutch oven and this one is great.

    I recommend this product.
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    • April 19, 2012
    • By: BARBARA
    • From: VA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Party Host
  • to thin

    This pan is not thick like other Calhalon cookware I've used and seen before. If you have a gas stove like I do the thinnest of this pan creates hot spots in the pan, if it was made thicker it would heat evenly thru out the entire pan. This pan may work better on a electric stove, still it is not built like they use to, DO NOT BUY!

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    • April 5, 2012
    • By: Michael
    • From: WA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Professional
  • I love all my Calphalon. I purchased a set last year. After shopping and comparing products, I was sure that Calphalon was what I wanted. I have not been disappointed. Since last year, I have purchased several more pieces and have been pleased with each purchase! I gave all my "old" pots and pans to my daughter-in-law and use only my Calphalon now.

    I recommend this product.
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    • February 29, 2012
    • By: Susan
    • From: LA
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family
  • Quality Dutch Oven!

    Love this product. Very good quality and the size is perfect. Just got it for Christmas. Have cooked a couple of meals and they came out wonderful!!

    I recommend this product.
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    • February 8, 2012
    • By: Cynthia
    • From: MA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • Dutch Oven

    Exactly what I wanted! Great size & goes from stovetop to oven for those Dutch Oven recipes!

    I recommend this product.
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    • January 18, 2012
    • By: Rochelle
    • From: TN
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
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