New Dutch Oven Color from Lodge: Emerald Green

International Home and Housewares Show 2008

Lodge announced the new color for their cast-iron line at the Home and Housewares Show: Emerald Green.

Buy Lodge's Emerald Green and you'll be keeping a lot more greenbacks in your pocket. Lodge's cast iron costs far less than similar products from Le Creuset and Staub ...

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Lodge's line of enameled cast iron is made in China under Lodge's supervision, while Le Creuset and Staub manufacture their signature enameled cast-iron in France. (Update: A spokesperson from Lodge told us their factories undergo "rigorous" third party inspections. Also, Lodge spent two years searching for a foundry that would meet the company's quality specifications.)

Lodge's new color will be available on their site soon.

Now that we've shown you the three new cast-iron colors we saw at the show: Staub's gleaming Titanium, Le Creuset's Dijon, and Lodge's Emerald Green, tell us what you think ...

Choosing a new cast-iron piece for your kitchen is a decision that goes beyond color. Cooks need to consider size, weight, special function, cost, heat tolerance, even family traditions. Here's our suggestions on buying a Dutch oven.