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Jan 14, 2005 09:05 AM

le creusete

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does anyone know of any discount sources of this fine cookware? i am trying to find a good price on a 7 quart round dijon caserole. anks!

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  1. not sure if these stores are convenient for you , but Marshalls and TJ Maxx have always been good sources. hit or miss. you have to check regularly but prices beat the outlet by quite a bit.

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    1. re: pluziam

      Darn. You've given away my favorite source for high-end cookware. At the Marshall's near me, I recently saw piles of beautiful copper Mauviel pots and pans for around $50. I never go in looking for something specific--it's too disorganized for that. But I always find something interesting at a ridiculously good price.


    2. I bought three brand new in perfect condition Le Creuset pots - 1 round 2 oval from E bay and I was VERY happy with the prices and quality. I shopped around first to figure out my highest price and took into account the shipping and only bought from people who had sold a lot of items and had near perfect ratings.

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      1. re: wurstle

        Agreed. Before you buy anywhere else. Check ebay. Even with shipping cost added on the price is generally better than most retailers.

      2. Zabar's.

        And it's Le Creuset.

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        1. re: Nina W.
          King of Northern Blvd.

          They have it discounted?

          1. re: King of Northern Blvd.

            Call 'em and see for yourself how you think the prices are.


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          Sunshine Girl

          There are now Le Creuset Outlet stores at some of the big outlet mall destinations. Not sure what state you are in, but if you do a Google search for Le Creuset Outlet Stores, you may have some success.

          I was just at one outside Palm Springs, CA, and their prices are really quite good.

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          1. re: Sunshine Girl

            Be careful with the stuff from the outlets. Some of the pieces are there because they've been discontinued; some are there because they're "seconds", in which case they may have hot spots.

            1. re: Sunshine Girl

              They also have lots of "seconds' as well as first quality. The first quality is priced very similar to any of the major retailers sales prices so are still a good value. However you can get amazing seconds. I bought the large ridged grill pan for about 750% of the cost of a first quality new one. The "flaw"- a slight bubble in the enamel that took my until after I brought it home and used it for a few days to find. Does not interfere with the cooking abilities.

              If you are a stickler about having everything matchie matchie they also discount a different color every month.

              1. re: foodiex2

                OOPs that is 75% off!! Not 750!

            2. This site was recommended a long time ago here on Chowhound, I believe. They also sell on eBay as well with their own eBay store.

              And they're having a Le Creuset sale right now. Don't know the shipping costs; prices seemt to be prices, but you might luck into an item at a deep discount.


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              1. re: Linda W.

                Indeed, Caplan Duval seems to have the best prices and selection for LC (better than Amazon). A number of hounds on SF board have reco'd this co. For instance, the 7 qt. round in flame color that I'm considering is a mere $111 prior to a $17 shipping charge. Also save on sales tax if you live in US since I believe they are based in Canada.

                1. re: Linda W.

                  Caplan's is in Montreal. Be aware that there my be duty along with the shipping charges.

                  1. re: Candy

                    I believe that Caplan-Duval ships to their U.S. customers out of warehouses in Champlain, New York and Syracuse, N.Y. so there are no duties.