Wedding Registry Guide: How to Choose What You'll Really Use

Do you really need that panini maker or a set of 10 knives? Our guide helps couples ask the all-important question: "Will we use this?" Read on for our takes on 20 popular registry items for the kitchen (21 Photos)

Casey Barber on Mar 12, 2013 at 9:13AM

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Wedding Registry Guide: How to Choose What You'll Really Use

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Enameled Cast-Iron Dutch Oven

Why It’s Great: A heavy but all-purpose piece of cookware, the Dutch oven’s cast-iron construction makes it the smart choice for braising, roasting and baking.

Should You Register for It?
No matter what you need to cook, chances are you can do it in a Dutch oven. Hearty soups, classic boeuf bourguignon, slow-simmered sauces and even baked breads come out warm and tender from this versatile cast iron pot. Bonus: repeated lifting of a Dutch oven makes bicep curls superfluous.

Get It Now: Le Creuset 5 1/2 Quart Round Dutch Oven, $275, Williams-Sonoma

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