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Saute Pan vs Fry Pan?

by Seitan 6 months ago

I recently noticed I haven't used my saute pans in a while. They are just sitting there forlornly in my lower cupboar...

BiscuitBoy commented 3 minutes ago

What is your favorite chef's knife, and where to buy in NYC?

by brownrice 19 days ago

I'm looking for an 8" chef's knife to replace one that won't hold an edge. I don't want to purchase online — I want t...

jen kalb commented 1 hour ago

Thermidor or Dacor double ovens?

by masha 4 days ago

We are looking to replace our 28-year old KA double ovens (electric). We have tentatively narrowed the choice to The...


ferret commented 2 hours ago

Best way to process raw sesame seeds for tahini?

by masalamacsandmusic 1 year ago

Hello, I'm looking for an appliance recommendation that can easily process raw sesame seeds into tahini paste. I can...


roxmarie commented 2 hours ago

Emile Henry stewpot/dutch oven black spots

by oldscoot68 22 hours ago

I just started using my Emile Henry dutch oven and washed it. Ugly black spots came out, similar to grease, but not....


oldscoot68 commented 6 hours ago

Hestan Nanobond

by phdchemist 1 month ago

I am wondering about the new Hestan "nanobond" stuff, allegedly French Laundry started using it in the new kitchen (d...

BostonBestEats commented 7 hours ago

Frying pans, sautes, what do the professional chefs use in restaurants?

by SamVee 5 years ago

I am looking for a new love affair. I want something for frying a whole chicken or several burger patties. I'm done...


damiano commented 11 hours ago

Breville BOV800XL, is it Worth the Price?

by zackly 2 days ago

I’ve owned the Breville BOV800XL Smart Oven for a few months now and I’m very happy with it. I was always reluctant t...

drrayeye commented 1 day ago

Even heat challenge -- copper diffuser plate?

by athanasius 6 years ago

I've been reading many of the recent threads about experiments comparing cookware of various materials with great int...

kaleokahu commented 1 day ago

Dutch oven ID

by gbischoff3 2 days ago

I need help identifying this heat ring, no other identifying info besides an 8 on the bottom.


gbischoff3 commented 1 day ago

New Joyce Chen Wok

by Johnsons1337 2 days ago

Hello! My husband bought a new Joyce Chen carbon steel wok a little while ago. He didn't realize it needed to be se...

The Professor commented 2 days ago

Sabatier identification

by Velomancer 8 days ago

What do I have? Obviously it's a Sabatier... It belonged to my father and as far I as I know it's at least 40+ years ...


SadieSue commented 2 days ago

Looking for Large Mesh Strainer

by zackly 2 days ago

I'm looking for a large mesh strainer that I can primarily use for draining marinades away from food before I cook/gr...

NE_Wombat commented 2 days ago

Does anybody have experience with a convection microwave oven?

by MsMaryMc 4 years ago

Our old built-in, above-the-range microwave died last night, so we're shopping for a replacement. I haven't bought a...

Cam14 commented 2 days ago

Breville Smart Oven

by SouthwestSpice 2 years ago

Has anyone owned a Breville Smart Oven for more than a couple of years? I am very interested in getting one but read...

rasputina commented 2 days ago

Dishwashing Liquid Too Sudsy

by zackly 4 days ago

Most people, myself included, equate lots of suds with cleaning power but apparently that's not true. "Manufacturers...


sandylc commented 3 days ago

Shockingly Nice $13.00 Chef's Knife

by zackly 10 days ago Being a retired chef and h...

drrayeye commented 3 days ago

Palm Restaurant Cookware

by Chemicalkinetics 7 years ago

I am sure many of you have these the Palm kitchen goods (from towels to pepper mills) at Home Goods. I don't see the...


Taloulah999 commented 4 days ago

Strange Black Ash from Cast Iron Dutch Oven Pot

by lisaleira 18 days ago

Hello! I was excited to start doing some meat cooking in a cast iron dutch oven. I bought a Lodge cast iron dutch ...


lisaleira commented 4 days ago

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