GSI's hard-anodized cast aluminum has a durable cooking surface that offers non-stick like performance for authentic Dutch Oven cooking. The GSI Hard Anodized Dutch Oven 12in never needs seasoning and the 14in model is the deepest for larger meals. They're easy to clean, 66 percent lighter than cast iron and very packable. You've never cooked on anything like it! When it comes to reliable baking, browning and roasting, a thick hard anodized surface excels at even heat control. Food cooks up quickly and evenly as the flow of your heat source radiates throughout the top, bottom, and sides. Lid lip holds coals and charcoal for even cooking temperature on the GSI Hard Anodized Dutch Oven 12in. The 10in model has no legs and nests perfectly inside the 12in model for packing in the boat.