You should see the way workflow comes to a screeching halt at the Delish office when Le Creuset announces a new Dutch oven design. The cast iron pieces turn even our least effusive editors into fangirls. We've extolled the brand's virtues with (lots and lots of ), and we've put our money where our mouths — or, hands — are: You can spot a Le Creuset piece in a healthy chunk of . But in all our obsessing over Dutch ovens, we've failed to truly appreciate you can find — until the latest line-up dropped.
The Sorbet Collection is Le Creuset's answer to, "So you make Dutch ovens?". Yes, and espresso cups, ice cream bowls, ramekins, teaspoons — need we continue? They launched a total of eight pieces, all miniature and candy-colored. And what comes in a smaller size carries a smaller price tag. The products, most of which come in sets of four or six, range in cost from $20 to $80. You could purchase the entire collection for less than a 9-quart Dutch oven — and you'll want to shill out when you see everything that's up for grabs.
Ice Cream Bowls
Le Creuset Ice Cream Bowls, $60, lecreuset.com
The four-piece set comes with a blue, green, pink, and yellow bowl.
Le Creuset Mini Cocottes, $80, lecreuset.com
Cocotte is a fancy French word for Dutch oven, and these petite ones measure less than 4-inches.
Le Creuset Mini Bowls, $50, lecreuset.com
Use these to hold prepped ingredients or to serve condiments. There are no limits to what they can do.
Le Creuset Mugs, $75, lecreuset.com
Le Creuset's mugs are big enough to hold a good pour of coffee — or a few scoops of ice cream with hot fudge poured on top.
Le Creuset Espresso Mugs, $50, lecreuset.com
Dare we say: These mini mugs could turn anyone into a morning person.
Le Creuset Mini Ramekins, $30, lecreuset.com
These are oven-, microwave-, and broiler-safe, just like all of Le Creuset's cast iron goods.
Le Creuset Teaspoons, $30, lecreuset.com
Because how else would you stir the coffee in your pastel mug?
Le Creuset Magnets, $20, lecreuset.com
These look like the real thing, but they're actually tiny, plastic models that'll stick to your fridge.
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