linked 52 | tools

i love to cook. and this is one of my favorite kitchen tools... my martha stewart dutch oven. i use it all the time. i cook soups and sauces in it all the time. it has become like an old friend to me with it's cheerful pop of color in my kitchen. i've had it for a few years and it is starting to show some nicks + love from the many recipes cooked with it.

i just call it my big blue pot. but i googled the name of this pot to make sure i was calling it by the correct name - a dutch oven. and i discovered two things. one is that it is called a dutch oven. and two, that it has been recalled! yep, and it doesn't sound good. this is what the website said about the recall hazard: The enamel coating on the cast iron casseroles can crack or break during use. This can cause the enamel to crack and fly off as a projectile, posing a risk of laceration or burn hazard to the user or bystanders. yikes! not good at all.

so it looks like i'll be packing up my old friend and heading off to macy's to get a replacement. i am so sad that i don't see this color on the macy's website. the color is my favorite part of this pot. oh well, i guess like quinn's preschool teacher says, you get what you get and you don't get upset.


click over to see what tools look like for these girls also participating in linked 52: Stacey, Tracey, Heather, Jenn, Amanda, Janet, Rhonda, Carla, Heidi, Kristin, Heather, Liza, Veronica, Jean and Hanne.