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Best way to clean your knives

by julietg 9 years ago

I have successfully trained the DH to never put the good kitchen knives in the dishwasher or leave them in the sink. It took a bit of tears and him having to re-buy a Global he ruined, but I did it...


Exasperated with carbon steel pan sticking

by Skip2 1 day ago

Matfer small fry pan. I've followed every seasoning method out there but my fried eggs stick like glue. I did the salt/potato skins method, the thin wipe of oil and put in the oven for an hour me...



by codmeister 2 days ago

My wife just got a canner/pressure cooker. The idea is that we will prepare a lot of things ahead of time, can them and be more self-sufficient with healthier food. A lot of recipes we would like...

What's For Dinner #441 (July 2020) - Summer Living!

by Amandarama 13 days ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? ...


August 2020 COTM: Nominations

by MelMM 1 day ago

The summer is flying by! Time to start our nomination process for August. To make a nomination, put the title of the book in ALL CAPS. Titles not in all caps will not count as a nomination. You can...


Is Gordon Ramsay using a Lagostina Lagofusion sauter pan?

by CHSeifert 14 hours ago

Just saw this video with Mr. Ramsay cooking a glazed ham with some chutney. Is he using a Lagostina Lagofusion sauter pan to make the chutney or what ? Link: https://youtu.be/c5KOthuMywA ...


Super easy sauce or options to buy

by buckeye83 1 day ago

Hi! I am trying to spice up my super easy dinners (baked chicken/fish, roasted veggies). Any easy sauce ideas, without using the food processor and just a couple ingredients? Any store bought sau...

Calling all San Diego area Chowhounds! Does anyone know the recipe for Board & Brew sauce?

by FORRESTMAN 8 years ago

I'm new to Chowhound and I heard this would be the best place to come for help figuring out their recipe. First, has anyone been to Board & Brew? There are a few from San Clemente, CA to San Die...


Bolognese sauce vs spaghetti sauce?

by Cookingdancr 14 hours ago

So, I only just found out about Bolognese a few days ago. Never had it, and I really want an authentic recipe. I always thought that Bolognese was identical to the sauce you use on spaghetti, b...


Falk Copper Coeur Saucier or ... ?

Sid Post
by Sid Post 4 days ago

I'm looking for a small Saucier. I want something not overly large that has a rounded or curved transition to the side of the pan with a drip edge. I was thinking about an All-Clad or Le Creuset ...

Experience with Woll cast aluminum cookware

by am47 7 days ago

Given the recent conversations around finding good quality, made-in-Europe nonstick cookware that have arisen over the past month, I'm curious about people's experience using Woll cookware. I've re...


by MelMM 13 days ago

Welcome to July! Our Cookbook of the Month is actually a collection of books, the works of Bryant Terry. Ignite your stoves, ladies and gentlemen, because we've got a lot of cooking to do. Use this...

Pertti wants to go fully clad

by Pertti 24 days ago

Hi all, I think it has come time for me to gather some great premium cladded cookware. I'm cooking on induction and for my future cladded cookware, I highly value responsiveness and beauty. I...

Weekly Menu Planning - July 2020

by MidwesternerTT 19 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in July. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always appr...

Tried and true electric pressure cooker recipes

by VFish 2 years ago

Hello, I am new to Chowhound, started in the cookware section trying to figure out new cookware. I am also new to my 6 qt. Instant Pot Ultra and I've started looking up some recipes. I am wo...


Who makes the best new cast iron skillets?

by Tristor 6 days ago

If I were in the market for a new production cast iron skillet, who is currently the best producer globally? There's numerous brands out there now that make what I believe are quality products, bu...


Lowcountry boil - sausage type?

by biggreenmatt 3 days ago

Hi all, By way of background, I’m a Canadian home cook living in Toronto who traveled to Georgia and South Carolina a few years back and I couldn’t get enough of lowcountry boil. Perfection on ...

Favorite recipes from Celebrity Chefs?

by twodales2 2 months ago

I'm not big on the Food Network and their gallery of Chefs/Cooks. I guess it's the way they present everything. Maybe I'm a bit of a food snob or maybe some of these personalities rub me the wron...


Help choosing braiser / rondeau

by ww22 4 days ago

Hi, I want to buy a good general purpose rondeau or braiser. I’d like to be able to sear well in it, sauté to do pasta sauces and then combine w pasta, braise, maybe do some paella. I’m not a ...

Help me find baking (half sheet) pans that do not warp

by kimeats 7 years ago

Exactly what the title says. I've tried various types and thicknesses from the restaurant supply store as well as brand name manufacturers. They seem to all warp, even the thickest ones. Is the...