This lovely cutting board, made exclusively for Romertopf, is crafted in the United States out of beautiful and rich Red Alder. Created to work with your Romertopf cookware, this cutting board provides the perfect surface for placing your hot baker after cooking is complete and is durable and trust worthy. When using your Romertopf clay pot it is import that you don't shock the clay with extreme temperature changes. When your Romertopf is done cooking just put the hot clay baker directly on this cutting board. It will not shock your Romertopf and protects your counter or table at the same time. The cutting board comes with juice grooves for convenience during your carving. To finish it off, there are indented handles on the sides to allow you to pick up the board and Romertopf and carry it to your table to serve from.