The Le Creuset Stoneware Oval Baking Dish in Cherry Red is truly an all-in-one dish. You can use it for baking, serving, marinating, or simply storing. Le Creuset stoneware offers the ultimate in versatility and durability. Le Creuset Bakeware can bake in an oven up to 500 degrees F, go in the microwave or under the broiler. It can also go from the freezer into a cold oven so stoneware, food, and oven heat up together. The virtually non-porous stoneware is fired at 2156 degrees F, giving it unmatched strength and durability, making it resistant to chipping, cracking and staining. For more than 80 years, Le Creuset has been an inspiration to professional chefs and home cooks alike.