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Seki Magoroku Nakiri

drrayeye
by drrayeye 1 hour ago

Over 20 years ago, I was given a Kai Seki Magoroku Nakiri in Japan, before there was a Shun. The profile has been used with many metals and different designs on Shun Nakiris, but I think this Wata...

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Help with Lodge cast iron skillet surface burn

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by HFH 9 hours ago

I’m a novice cast iron user, though I have an old cast iron skillet of my mother’s she also used as a Dutch oven (it says ‘Chicago Foundry’ on the bottom). It’s surface is so smooth, but eggs stuc...

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Lagostina Lagofusion 28 cm saute pan / rondeau

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by damiano 3 months ago

In another thread on induction cooking by VFish, there has been some discussion on the Lagostina Accademia Lagofusion line. As that thread has expanded quite a bit, and to make future searches easi...

Spoon with thin sharpish edge for scooping out baked potato innards?

blue room
by blue room 10 years ago

Is there such a thing? My teaspoons and tablespoons have a nice heft, but that means the edges are thick don't cut very well into baked potato flesh-- tedious project, and the skin often gets tor...

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porcelain Dutch oven?

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by bloodboy 12 hours ago

My girlfriend has asked me for a meatloaf recipe. I found this: https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2015/08/the-food-lab-all-american-meatloaf-excerpt-recipe.html She wants to go all out and ma...

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Fake ‘Gaillard’ stamps on used Copper Cookware!

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by alexrander 6 days ago

I took notice of Betsy’s blog entry at Vintage French Copper, last week concerning old copper pans getting a fake stamp placed on them. The stamp, specifically was of the rather prestigious “Gai...

Favorite Metal Mixing Bowl(s)?

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by susannyny 2 months ago

The devil is in the details! I'm interested in purchasing a metal mixing bowl to do my own chopped salads. I know, it's a metal mixing bowl .... why is this so hard? Because of those darn Amazon...

Advice all round 24cm (9,44'') frying pan

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by VanquishNL 12 days ago

Hi all, I'm thinking of buying a pan; Demeyere Proline / Multifunction or another brand and type without anti-stick coating. For half of the time I will use it for baking pancakes (the higher wa...

Winter 2020 Cookware Deals & Delights

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by am47 3 months ago

Given that we're officially into 2020 and it's winter (in the Northern Hemisphere, anyway; sorry, Australia) I thought now would be an appropriate time to start a new deals thread. For today's gem,...

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Are copper pans over 3.5mm thick overkill?

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by Jirachi 6 days ago

Good afternoon chowhound, I am always on the lookout for vintage, tin lined, French copper pots and pans 3mm thick and thicker. I am familiar with the sort of classic opinion of 3.175mm (1/8") as t...

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Are "Garage-Rated" Refrigerators Worth It?

kaleokahu
by kaleokahu 7 days ago

So I've recently been rebuilding a small unheated barn that used to have a budget full-size refrigerator in it. Never had a bit of trouble over about 25 years' use in unheated spaces. I'd still h...

Does anyone have an air fryer? Do you love/hate it?

Njchicaa
by Njchicaa 2 years ago

My in-laws always get me some kind of cooking "gadget" for Christmas as they know that I love to cook. Over the years I've gotten a rice cooker, a bread machine, a Le Creuset casserole, and an Ins...

What is my pot made from? Size?

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by Maltalover 14 days ago

I found this in the street last night, I'm not sure if it's aluminium or stainless steel? It has no markings. It doesn't attract a magnet but I know that's not a guaranteed tell. Please help. The h...

Grease fire in cast iron skillet

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by home_chef 10 days ago

I accidentally started a grease fire in my Lodge cast iron skillet and that seemed to leave a grey-brown patch in the center. Does anyone know what the grey-brown patch is? After that, I rubbed ...

Home Cook - adding a few pieces, need advice

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by austin_rp 22 days ago

Hi - been replacing old Calphalon (!) with new pieces, started with Tramontina non-stick and All-Clad D3 frying pan. Also, just added Thermador range, so now looking to replace sauce, saute, and s...

Peugeot Replacement Screw

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by Tpotter 6 years ago

Hi Foodies, Found a neat Peugeot pepper mill. Perfect except missing the screw at the very top. Any ideas where to cheaply procure one?

Optimal Chest Freezer Size?

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by kelvin_of_ranard 11 days ago

I’m replacing a 19 CF upright Amana freezer, and simple math says a 15 CF chest freezer should be adequate. But a small voice says go bigger! There’s only two of us now, but we favor & enjoy home ...

Are Hobart mixers still top quality? Or are vintage ones better?

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by Jirachi 11 days ago

Good morning Chowhound I have never had the pleasure of using a Hobart mixer but to my understanding, vintage models will last forever even with daily use. Old KitchenAids are often praised simila...

"New" Duparquet Copper Pan; look at those rivets!

pinkmagnolia921
by pinkmagnolia921 1 year ago

While browsing eBay, I stumbled upon this listing, which is the first time I've seen the "new" Duparquet on ebay. The inside rivets look huge to me. Am I correct, or is it just the angle and ligh...

Has Anyone Tried Marinex?

MplsM ary
by MplsM ary 11 years ago

Not realizing when I purchased my latest set, that Pyrex is no longer borosilicate glass but rather lime-soda glass and having read the 'explosion' stories scattered around the 'net I'm a little wa...