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Copper: Tin lining vs Stainless steel lining. Falk vs Mazzetti. Which is better?

by Tektrex 10 months ago

Ok so after much research both here and elsewhere I've pretty much learnt all there is to know about copper cookware and thus am fairly informed of the various quirks owning such a piece might enta...

What’s for Dinner #427 (May 2019) - Spring

by sallyt 23 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? Phot...


Menu Suggestions for 3 Year Old Party

by ad7yn 8 hours ago

Hi guys, what menu worked for your child’s birthday party? It will be for a group of 3 year olds and their parents. Most of the kids are picky eaters.

New Wok

by mike0989 2 months ago

Now that I have a decent gas cooktop. I'm looking to get a new wok. Does anyone have any experience with the ones made by Craft Wok on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Craft-Wok-Traditional-Hamm...


3000-6000 grit whetstone

by bloodboy 5 days ago

My niece has the below knives: - Tojiro Shirogami ITK Gyuto 210mm - Miyabi Mizu SG2 kit (3.5‑in Paring Knife & 8‑inch Chef's Knife) She has this 1200 grit whetstone: https://www.amazon.com/...


Meat ball holding

by kris088 3 days ago

So I am planning to open up a meatball food stand serving different kind of meat balls (pork, beef, chicken etc), and a few number of sauces to go along with it. The idea is a customer can just ...


Need oatmeal cookie advice

by soccermom13 11 hours ago

I just made Smitten Kitchen Thick and Chewy Oatmeal Cookies. But, alas, my cookies are not as thick and chewy as Deb's appear to be. Which of these reasons do you think might be the reason mine l...

LEGUME SALADS - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, May 2019

by MelMM 23 days ago

Welcome to the May 2019 Dish of the Month reporting thread! Our dish for May will be LEGUME SALADS. This is a category that includes iconic American dishes like three-bean salad and Texas caviar...

What cookbooks are you lusting after or buying these days? March & April 2019 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 3 months ago

What's on your spring cookbook agenda? I've been pretty successful recently in holding off on new books (I need to give more time to what I already own), but I trust you all will tempt me soon enough!

Does anybody want my $300 Griswold cast iron pan?

by helena143 1 year ago

Guys, I have been trying to cook with a cast iron skillet for years now and I have yet to find one that cooks well. I recently bought a new (old) pan and I'm about to give up on it. But first, the ...

Serious buildup outside of cast iron skillet

by TKB21 4 months ago

I recently was given an old family cast iron skillet and noticed that the outside of it had serious buildup. Basically I can take my fingernail and lift several, thick, black pieces off. The inside...

Reverse Oder Pan Sauce?

by kjonyou 9 hours ago

So I have made a lot of pan sauces, as most of you know, you start by browning the protein like chicken, remove it from the pan, deglaze and reduce, finish with butter. However, I have a recip...

Great Cast Iron Skillet?

by skyisred 3 months ago

I'm searching for a great cast iron skillet. I have a small Lodge, its alright, but the roughness of the surface annoys me. I've read that smoother skillets develop a better non-stick and are easie...


Home Cooking Dish of the Month - June 2019 Nominations

by LulusMom 3 days ago

It’s nomination time here at Dish of the Month! What dish sounds especially exciting to cook together this month? So many interesting nominations in the past year that came close to being Dish of t...


1608 Soy Sauce

by Barcham 14 hours ago

I am always picking up different things at my local Asian grocery that I never see in a regular grocery store or the usual Asian products that they sell at a much lower price. So I was really surpr...


Scales for using a British cookbook in USA, grams, etc.

by blustery 4 days ago

I have a British cookbook from the library, considering buying if I can figure out accurately how to use the gram measurements, etc. I know I can look up charts online, but I have heard that many ...

chalky ice cream---why?

by chitownhound 12 years ago

Several posts about homemade ice cream have referred to a chalky texture in the end product, particularly with chocolate ice cream. I own the $50 Cuisinart ice cream maker and have probably used it...

Weekly Menu Planning - May 2019

by MidwesternerTT 24 days ago

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


Nickel Plating For Copper Cookware (UK)?

by Newlyn_Tinning 1 day ago

Hi fellow Hound's Please, is anyone aware of a UK based company that offers nickel plating for the interior of copper cookware? All the best, Steve