With tax, this baby cost over $300. I was going to buy it over at Amazon and save a few bills, but when I went to Williams Sonoma to check it out in person first, the sales chick told me that the Le Creuset Williams Sonoma "Signature" line has extra enamel on the inside for extended wear. The chick was fly and I believed her.
When I got this beauty home, I turned it upside down on the floor, took my pants off and sat on it.
The Williams Sonoma chick might have been stringing me along, but there is some secret connection between Le Creuset and your Billy Sonoma stores, because you can't by this next fierce sonuvabitch anywhere but over at ol' Billy's place:
Are you diggin' on that? That right there is a 3.75-quart sauce pan with a 10-inch fry pan that doubles as the fucking lid! How beautiful is that? They call it a Multi-Function and it is worth every nickel of $200. Go to hell.
No, I did not buy the Multi-Function. I figured I'd start out classic and simple with the French oven--move to the sexy stuff later. Plus, shelling out three C-notes for one pot in one day is enough, but don't think I didn't hover over the 4.5-quart saute pan as well. I did. Big time.
Do you people realize that I've been cooking all this slop in shit-ass Revere Ware for 18 years? Jesus christ awmighty. Not that I don't have a damn nice 10-quart Calphalon Stock pot. I do. But that's only for your large duty. For the most part, I've been making with the middle class pots and pans ever since I got the Goat.
That miserable shrew Martha Stewart has a line of enamel coated cast iron as well--total made-in-China crap. No surprise there.
Hey Martha, you got your ears on out there? I didn't buy any of your for-shit cookware you miserable shrew. Ha! Kiss my ass.
I haven't broken the cherry on the Le Creuset. I'm thinking potato soup ... or coq au vin ... or beef bourguignon ...
All of this and I'm pretty good in the sack too.
I am completely fabulous.
* * *