The classic black phenolic knob replaces worn or broken knobs, and is oven-safe to 390°F.
Can Le Creuset knobs go in the oven?
The black phenolic lid knobs on our Classic range of enameled cast iron are heat-resistant to 390°F / 190°C. Products with integral cast iron handles or stainless steel knobs can be used at any oven temperature. Pans with wooden handles or knobs must not be placed in the oven.
Can I change the knob on my Le Creuset?
There is a misconception that you cannot change the old knobs which means you cannot reach those high temperatures. The simple fact is you can and you should consider doing so. Not only will it give your Le Creuset Dutch oven a fresh new look, it also makes it more flexible.
Can you put Le Creuset plastic handle in oven?
If you’re not a regular baker, you might be surprised to learn that the standard Le Crueset lids aren’t endlessly oven-safe. The black knobs on these products are phenolic, meaning they’re made of a plastic-like resin material that may warp or melt if kept above 375°F.
Can Le Creuset stainless steel go in the oven?
Le Creuset Signature Stainless Steel pans are suitable for use on all hobs, including induction. They can also be used in all types of conventional oven and, for shallow shapes, under the grill.
Can you put Dutch oven lid in oven?
Putting the Plastic Handle in Oven
Dutch ovens are oven-safe, making them ideal for braising meat or baking bread. If you’re baking on high heat, beware: your pot is probably heatproof, but the knob on the lid often has a heat limit below 400º. Simply twist off the knob and bake without it, or use a metal knob.
Are Staub and Le Creuset knobs interchangeable?
This knob works just as well on Le Creuset as it does Staub. The only thing I’d warn is that the Staub lids, where the knobs attach, are slightly elevated, where the Le Creuset lids are flat. So it’s harder to hook your fingers under the knob. But that’s okay.
What is the difference between classic and signature Le Creuset?
Enamel. The final difference is on the inside. The Signature line has a higher quality enamel than the Classic. It is more resistant to thermal shock and less likely to crack or chip.