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Knife to cut through bones

by damiano 4 hours ago

Hi all, So I basically use one knife for 90 percent of all my kitchen tasks, and it is a Shun Chinese vegetable cl...


awolf commented 21 minutes ago

John Boos 30 x 23" cutting board - too big?

by nikkib99 1 year ago

I have the John Boos 24x18x2¼ with the steel handles and juice tunnel and I don't like it. The handles get in the wa...


nikkib99 commented 21 minutes ago

Demeyere, Mauviel, or Falk fry pan

by kgrey 17 hours ago

I'm starting my search for a lifelong set of cookware, and I'm starting with the fry pan. I like a BIG fry pan...the ...


bkultra commented 1 hour ago

Cutting board and cross-contamination - Is it a real issue?

by bwspot 2 years ago

So, i am in the process of getting a new cutting board. I though about going with:


momof5x commented 2 hours ago

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Rant about Sur La Table

by Sirrith 3 hours ago

I just needed to vent a bit, so apologies if this doesn't belong here. I placed an order from SLT for a set of che...

1-2 quart saucier recommendations

by imanewbie 3 days ago

Looking to get a 2 quart saucier. I'll mostly be using it as a saucepan (pasta/oatmeal) and saucier when I make sweet...

drrayeye commented 5 hours ago

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Best automatic peeler

by imanewbie 6 hours ago

Hi I bake a lot with fruits and recently realized I can purchase automatic peelers - some are hand cranked and others...

Best Cast Iron Skillet?

by steakrules85 7 years ago

Hey all I am buying my mom a cast iron skillet for Mother's Day and wanted to know who makes the best for aorund $50 ...


jounipesonen commented 7 hours ago

Novice Gets A Knife

by AOchaley 2 days ago

I've been struggling with my crappy knives lately, but I've been too nervous to pull the trigger on buying a nice one...


Chazzz commented 11 hours ago

Why limited warranty for this?

by Hiracer 1 year ago Maslin pan/boiling pot - 30cm/11,8" Only a two year warranty f...

drrayeye commented 14 hours ago

Ambiano Blender-$80.00 Vitamix knockof?

by zackly 1 month ago

They got the look down but don't know about the function. Does anyone have any experience with this blender? https...


kmiller4 commented 14 hours ago

Should I get a saucier or saucepan?

by imanewbie 3 days ago

Im looking for a small saucepan 2-3qt. mostly use it to make oatmeal, pasta, and also sweet sauces for baking. I want...

kaleokahu commented 15 hours ago

Dutch Oven vs. Stockpot?

by arielleeve 5 years ago

I am currently in the [very gradual] process of replacing all my cheap cookware with high quality, built to last cook...

mikie commented 18 hours ago

Stand mixer - worth having?

by lizmari 1 year ago

The impulsive "love all kitchen tools" side of my brain really wants a stand mixer, but the voice of reason keeps as...


lizmari commented 18 hours ago

Chef's Catalog Order

by bxgirl 24 days ago

Just to update on the ridiculousness of Chef's Catalog... I placed my order on Dec.9. Finally got a notice that it w...


Ryuthrowsstuff commented 21 hours ago

Knife sharpening - DIY vs Service

by imanewbie 2 days ago

I've got a few knives I need sharpened. I've heard that knife sharpening is really an art and that u should just have...

mikie commented 22 hours ago

Which Compressor-Style Ice Cream/Gelato Maker is Best?

by skywalkerswartz 2 years ago

Chowhounds, I am looking to make some delicious homemade ice cream and gelato, and have decided to go for a compre...


Alroy commented 1 day ago

Trying to pick a fry pan

by tinpanalley 3 days ago

Here's the trajectory I'm coming from... - Stainless steel frying pans (Cuisinart or whatever I could get my hands o...

Pirendeus commented 1 day ago

Dutch oven equivalent that won't chip on the outside

by imanewbie 4 days ago

Hi I just bought my first Dutch oven, Tramontina 5.5quart. And I absolutely loved it!!! It was a big upgrade from my ...

Pirendeus commented 1 day ago

Anyone familiar with Italian ranges? ILVE, Fratelli, etc.

by vchipp 6 years ago

I have been researching ranges actively and had posted some questions a while back. I remain uncertain as to directi...


zoharina commented 1 day ago

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