Dutch Ovens: The go-to pot for braising, stewing and roasting — dutch ovens are ideal for preparing family favorites like stews, chilis, pot roasts, cassoulets or roast chicken, and even for baking bread. Use Kenmore® dutch ovens on the stovetop or in the oven — or both! Braising food on the stovetop and then finishing it off in the oven creates a nice brown crust and seals in the moisture. Made with a cast-iron coating and nonstick steel, this combination of materials ensures quick and even heating of the food inside the dutch oven. The nonstick interior also makes for easier cleanup and is nonreactive to acidic foods.