Updated January 31, 2019 by Melissa Harr

The 10 Best Clay Cooking Pots

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This wiki has been updated 7 times since it was first published in January of 2019. With all the benefits that clay cooking pots offer, many people become hooked on these dishes from the first use. After all, they can help you avoid toxic metals and coatings, for example, and create meals bursting with moisture and flavor. Of course, they do require careful treatment, but as long as you follow all cleaning and storage instructions, any of these should stick around for years. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.

1. Romertopf by Reston Lloyd

2. Ancient Cookware La Chamba

3. Crazy Korean Cooking Stone Bowl

Editor's Notes

January 29, 2019:

Investigated various offerings made from clay, including terra cotta, ceramics, and unglazed options. For visual appeal combined with usability, it's tough to beat the Ancient Cookware La Chamba, Romertopf by Reston Lloyd, and Kinto Kakomi Ih Donabe, although the latter is rather pricey. Also selected the TianJi Purple Slow Cooker, which combines the benefits of clay with the ease of a slow cooker, and the Vyatka Ceramics Ramekins for the fun they bring to the kitchen.

4. Raphael Rozen Tagine

5. Ancient Cookware Cazuela

6. Kinto Kakomi Ih Donabe

7. TianJi Purple Slow Cooker

8. Peregrino Terra Cotta Cazuela

9. Vyatka Ceramics Ramekins

10. Ancient Cookware Thai Medium

Melissa Harr
Last updated on January 31, 2019 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.

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