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Cuisinart cast iron cookware nearly half off and just in time for fall

Prepare for stew season.

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Sad as it may be, at a certain point the summer grill gets one final scrape and is covered and tucked away to hibernate until next spring while indoor kitchen hardware begins to make more frequent appearances. One of those accessories that we love most this time of year is cast iron. If you haven't got a good set, there are deep discounts on Cuisinart cast iron casseroles, Dutch ovens and chicken fryers happening now -- just in time for braising, roasting and stewing weather.

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Enameled cast iron is loved for its durability and consistently even distribution of heat. When covered, it works like a mini convection oven within the larger oven providing heat retention and distribution to your slow braises and roasts. Atop the oven over an open flame, cast iron pots make the perfect home for a Sunday red sauce to come to life. Most cast iron is just a bit heavier than other kitchenware but an enameled coating makes it ultra-easy to clean and gives it an undeniable French country aesthetic we just can't resist. 

Two quality Cuisinart enameled cast iron pieces -- a 7-quart casserole and a 12-inch stovetop chicken fryer -- are nearly half off on Amazon right now (in a teal, blush and blue finish) and just in time for fall cooking.

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This 7-quart casserole -- available in teal, light blush and a vibrant blue -- is enameled for a strong and durable outer surface that can withstand both high heat and open flame. It's ideal for braises, stews, soups and dishwasher safe for quick and easy cleanup.

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This 12-inch cast iron chicken fryer goes easily from oven to stovetop with handle and lid for a quick fry or saute and back under the coils to finish. Superior heat retention and even distribution mean you'll have evenly cooked food, done fast. Also available in the funky blue gradient, blush and teal.