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Which dough hook is better?

by LilRedHen 8 minutes ago

I am still using the original style dough hook that came with my Kitchenaid K5A mixer. It doesn't do a very good job. Is the spiral dough hook better?

February 2022 COTM VOTING

by MonicaMadeIt 14 minutes ago

Hello COTM'ers and newcomers! We nominated 19 books for February. The top 2 nominees are Simple Thai Food by Leela Punyaratabandu (6 votes) and Modern Comfort Food by Ina Garten (7 votes). This ...


Oil and vinegar on salads

by pindert 5 hours ago

Probably a dumb question, but here goes anyway... You know how sometimes there is a set of oil-and-vinegar cruets on the table for dressing your salad? Well, I've only done it a time or two, and ...


Vintage copper ID

by Argent 7 hours ago

Hi! I've been lurking around here for a while now, reading and learning about cookware, but I haven't made an account until now. I picked up a couple of copper pieces from the thrift store and I'm ...


Be cautious with that dash of spice from a new bottle

by MidwesternerTT 10 hours ago

Sometime in the last 2 years, McCormick changed the tops under their flip-top spice containers to all have 5 large holes. While this might be fine for larger-leaf seasonings like parsley or oregan...


Making vegetable stock

by mkqq 15 hours ago

Hello all, I alway make vegetable stock for soups but there seems to be so many "variables" that I'm not sure if I'm doing the right thing(s). I normally start with a bunch of vegetable scrap...

Sarasota Eats

by chicfille 1 day ago

Any good eats down there? Local products, good cooks, nice wine lists?


Throwing away meat used to flavor greens

by Boleslaw 1 day ago

I made collard greens with flap meat from spare ribs and with sausage. The greens taste good and the stock tastes great. The sausage pieces and the pork pieces are still good to eat, but they ha...


An American Deba knife in the home kitchen? Cultural fusion is here

by drrayeye 1 day ago

The Deba knife has been a very specialized knife used in Japan for removing the head and separating the flesh from the bones in fish--combining the functions of a cleaver and fillet knife in one. ...


Cast iron for corn muffins

by Kaymoz 2 days ago

I'm ready to move on from baking cornbread in a cast iron skillet (and cutting it) to using a cast iron muffin pan of some kind.....so there will be more crust LOL. Aside from vintage pieces on ...

Any Cross Reference Between Kitchenaid Model Numbers and Part Numbers on Pots?

by westes 3 days ago

Kitchenaid gives their stainless pots a model number that they stamp on the box and put into price lists. Unfortunately, the pot itself has a totally different number stamped on the bottom. Is t...


Powdered buttermilk

by kimdyuma57 3 days ago

I have a recipe that calls for 2 cups of buttermilk, I realize that I can sour milk instead but I use the powdered buttermilk in many recipes so can I use it in steamed Boston brown bread?


Can hard anodized aluminum really go into dishwasher?

by KHFLiu 4 days ago

Yesterday I saw several stainless steel/anodized aluminum bi-metal cookware from a Le Creuset sale. They are beautifully made and have nice finish, and they claimed to be dishwasher-safe. Is the...


Sliding oven racks... are they sturdy?

by Curlyjeepgirl 4 days ago

My wall oven needs replacing (door broke and replacement part N/A on the 21 year old oven) so I'm looking at getting new. The one I want has a rolling rack. I'm not keen on this, as I fear the roll...


Should you use Hokkaido milk for steel cut oats?

by josemartinlopez 4 days ago

I've been eating a small bowl of steel cut oats every morning. This is both to lose weight and because I really love the texture of steel cut oats (specifically, I don't like rolled or instant oats...


Sambo's - Life in America

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

A shy 'hound forwarded this video by Recollection Road taking a look back at the pancake restaurant chain, Sambo's, named after its founders, Sam Battistone Sr. and Newell "Bo" Bohnett. Five years ...


Bourgeat copper frying pan

by mikimauz 4 days ago

I found a fairly cheap 28cm Bourgeat frying pan for sale, but I can't identify it. I'd like to know if it is 2.5mm but the seller is unhelpful, even arrogant. She says she doesn't have a scale, but...


January–April 2022 Baking COTM: DESSERT PERSON by Claire Saffitz

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 5 days ago

Welcome to our January–April 2022 BCOTM, DESSERT PERSON: RECIPES AND GUIDANCE FOR BAKING WITH CONFIDENCE, by Claire Saffitz. We’ll use this thread for all discussion and recipe reports. Cla...


Where can I find the weight of All-Clad pans?

by mkqq 5 days ago

I can't seem to find a reliable source that has the weight of the All-Clad pans. I'm particularly interested in the skillets/frypans, and saute pans. They don't list it on their website unlike s...


Sur La Table Private Label

by kaleokahu 5 days ago

This just in: https://www.retaildive.com/news/sur-la-table-launches-private-label-cookware-collection/617143/ 5-ply, clad, ECI and ceramic nonstick! Really pushing the envelope. Bonus for ID'...