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Offer advice on cookware, appliances, and kitchen gadgets, including knives, blenders, rice cookers, frying pans, toaster ovens, and roasting pans.

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Where to splurge, where to save?

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by FoodMan88 7 hours ago

Finishing a significant kitchen reno and we're treating ourselves to new cookware. I don't see any sets we like, so we're going a la carte. We've got some cast iron pans that have been in the famil...

Lagostina Lagofusion 28 cm saute pan / rondeau

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by damiano 24 days 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...

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Ziploc bags for sous vide, are they safe?

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by zackly 5 years ago

I've been cooking sous vide for 7-8 years and have always used Ziploc (or another brand) bags to cook in because they work well and I am cheap. Most opinion I've read online has been that, cooking ...

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Tin lining - in what condition?

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by MartinG 1 day ago

I found this beautiful hammered copper sauté pan at a flee market for 50 swedish SEK (about 5 USD). The lining shows no copper but after careful cleaning there are still black and some small brown ...

Good wine bottle opener

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by VFish 2 months ago

Hello, we are now down to just my old waitress folding bottle opener as all others have broken. I'd like a good quality bottle opener, but would prefer something easier to store than one of those ...

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DryAger, SteakAger, SteakLocker or Custom Build

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by kageryu 1 day ago

Hello Everyone, I've been reading up all I can on dry aging steaks at home. I started by reading Jess Pryles' article on dry aging. That setup looked interesting, but the fridge used in the setu...

Is copper the best material for a roasting pan?

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by IowaInquisitive 1 year ago

I'm buying myself a good roasting pan for Christmas. I'd appreciate any suggestions from those of you with experience roasting fairly large cuts of meat like a goose, standing rib-roast, etc. in a...

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Tri-Ply Copper Cookware?

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by melajoh 1 day ago

I'm semi-seriously considering buying a nice, high-end copper skillet. Looking at M-B, Mauviel, Falk, etc. (Love the new Falk copper core, which I found out about here, but want that lovely copper ...

Kirkland Signature 5 Ply Copper Core

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by KPisupati 9 years ago

Has anyone purchased this set or are using it? I can't afford All Clad and this seems like a great deal. Anyone? Here is the link any pros/cons would be great http://www.costco.com/Browse/Produ...

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Why have a daubiere if you have a cocotte?

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by Curlyjeepgirl 2 days ago

I love copper daubieres. They just look so elegant. They are pricey so if I bought one I’d want to use it. Are there any benefits to one over a stain cocotte, besides being a little higher? Don’t t...

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Stain/marks on brand new Tramontina triply

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by bfrendo 2 days ago

I just bought some new Tramontina stainless steel triply cookware (3 qt sauce and sauté pans) and noticed a stain/marking all around the inside of the sauce pan. It isn't on the bottom of the pan, ...

NanoBond --------> ProBond

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by mobiledynamics 16 days ago

Got some Gift Certificates that will need to be used up. While cruising on WS site, I now see there is a ProBond Lineup. Does anyone have any construction specs on them ? What caught my eye was th...

Restoring faded enamel cookware

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by DrBrDaly 2 days ago

I returned from a recent vacation to find several of my enamel cookware pots with a milky appearance because they were washed in the dishwasher by my housesitter. It's not a major issue but I am w...

Measuring Spoons - are there any on the market that aren't pure Chinese junk?

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by omotosando 8 years ago

So based on all the good reviews at Amazon, I purchased the CIA Masters Collection Measuring Spoon Set http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000HV9HHY/ref=oh_o05_s00_i06_details It turns out that th...

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Stock pot with a valve on the bottom

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by FlamBay 6 days ago

I have been making metric shit-tons of stock from scratch lately. I have been using a pretty basic stainless stock pot that I keep just for that purpose. I was thinking that it might be a whole ...

Oven splatter guard/shield

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by prophet01 14 days ago

Hi everyone, new member Andrew from the UK here. I really would appreciate your thoughts on a product that I've been developing over the past few years and am now seriously considering manufactu...

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Soy Turkiye tin lead free?

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by Curlyjeepgirl 5 days ago

I’m interested in getting a stockpot from Soy Turkiye. They are beautiful. I’m a Little concerned that the tin lining may not be as pure as what can be found in the US? I don’t know if Turkey ha...

Nonstick pans anyone?

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by fionasit 8 days ago

I generally detest non stick pans but I bought some and I'm wondering what people use for utensils. Do you use bamboo do you use nylon do you silicone? I've been actually using a fork so time is...

Winter 2020 Cookware Deals & Delights

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by am47 14 days 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,...