The list author says: "These are my favorite, most used cooking and baking tools, books and photography equipment. I make a point to choose high quality, eco-friendly and non-toxic itemsÂhence I cook in cast iron, bake in stoneware and invest in kitchen tools that will last. I love reading about food, especially books by Michael Pollan, and referencing cookbooks that focus on natural, vegetarian cooking and whole grain baking."
"I use this for pasta, rice, soups, chili and much more. I usually cook for myself, but I think this size is big enough to cook for 3-4 people. I also have a 5.5 qt French oven, which is great for bigger jobs but doesn't get as much use."