I hate to dig up old bones, and I don't want to get in the way of a good thread drift but...
Did anybody come up with insight on using a cloche? I read the link that momoreg provided and my curiosity is piqued. Given the path I have chosen in another thread, I have a feeling I won't be able to help myself.
I love fancy cooking terms
It sounds to me like the kind of thing I need to have. Your description of it as a multi-purpose implement may put me over the top. Williams-Sonoma has one for $52. Very tempting. Thanks MaryeO and welcome back!