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Reconditioning Rubber Knife Handles

by eclecticsynergy 10 hours ago

I have two nice little Kershaw knives with soft rubberized grips and blades by Shun. This series wasn't made for long so I can't simply replace them. Anyway, after six years they are feeling a bit ...


What are you using your Cast Iron for?

by mobiledynamics 7 hours ago

There was a recent CI thread....which sorta revisits the age ole poll. For those with CI, what are you using it for. The only CI I have is two ECI, one 9qt oval and 7qt round . It probably sees les...

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If you had to own only 1 CS pan

by mobiledynamics 8 days ago

I have ZERO. Have tried 2 DeBuyers in the past. Never was a fan.... Sold them.... With all this yakkking about CS pans recently, if one was to own only one 11" CS frying pan. Which would it be. ...


2 mm baumalu pans worth retinning?

by cloudsofviolet 5 hours ago

I have a 1.95 mm baumalu pan that will need to be retinned at some point. I'm wondering if its worth the $$ of re tinning. Is the performance difference between these baumalu and mauviel, falk grea...

Portable induction help?

by Sear101 11 days ago

Very perplexed. I’m about to lose my gas range and have to replace it with portable electric burners. I’m leaning towards induction but have never used it before. I’m mostly worried about my ...

Let's celebrate autumn: take out your enameled cast iron cookware!

by damiano 10 days ago

So, after a hiatus of 6 months, today I took out my Le Creuset cast iron dutch oven and made a wonderful lamb stew. Recipe by Penelope Casas. Boy, have I missed my Le Creuset! Who else has been...

Dishwasher Under $1,000.00?

by zackly 3 months ago

My seven year old GE Profile dishwasher is starting to make noises and is not cleaning well so it might be on the way out. I haven't seen any dishwasher discussions here recently so I'm posting thi...

Splurging on a Wooden Spoon and Turner

by mobiledynamics 8 days ago

In the utensil crock, are three 12 inch standard olivewood spoons (all Berard ) and I have 1 -extra large- ones that are probably Beech. These are my dailys. A bunch more scattered in the - extras...

Looking for a new bread knife: anyone using a Mac?

by damiano 10 days ago

So, with all the attention given to knives on the cookware board recently, I thought let's chime in with my dilemma. Currently I have a cheapo Nogent bread knife. But I'm realising now that I actua...

OT: Etsy for you Kitchen Needs

by mobiledynamics 7 days ago

Just OT but do you guys Etsy in the world of cookware/kitchen. I have dabbled in Etsy for alot of baby kids stuff - 1st year baby necktie, custom onsies, stickers for birthday grab bags --- well yo...


Japanese Butter Tableware

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

Some interesting designs of butter knives/scrapers and butter cases found in Japan.


Soft steel knives

by Sear101 3 days ago

So I got into pocket knives and hunting knives well before kitchen knives. So excuse me if the metal names are off any. I have a plethora of expensive pocket knives with surgical stainless, S30V,...

Sharpening knives

by Pertti 14 days ago

Hi, I have just ordered some new knives and am asking for advice what I should use to keep them going and sharpen when needed. I bought from these Zwilling lines: Zwilling Pro S Zwilling...

Copper pot ID please!

by Nyleve 3 years ago

My husband just pulled this out of his sister's apartment locker. We all assume it belonged to their mother, but I doubt she ever used it as I don't recall her cooking anything. Ever. It's in perfe...


COVENTRY COPPER cookware to buy....

by NORMNESS 4 days ago

I'm looking to BUY a "Coventry Copper" pan and pot...used or new?

Odd Experience with High-End Maker of Cast Iron Cookware

by jljohn 7 days ago

I had a strange experience this week with a "top tier" cast iron maker, and it's shaken my confidence a bit (with regard to my purchase). The last decade has seen a number of small-market make...

Found a cheap lid for my Fissler 11" pan

by jankdc 3 days ago

At my local Asian food stores, they have separate lids for sale. They are made with tempered glass. The 28cm fits the Fissler Original Profi 11" pan (and my Winco 11") perfectly. It was under $7. I...

Well, now we know how Soy Turkiye makes their silver lined copper pans and probably how other makers used to do it before electroplating

by WSP_Lee 9 days ago

If you don't want to watch the video, the short answer is they just basically "weld" (probably using the wrong term) two sheets of silver & copper together.

Nordic Ware Bundt Pan - Interior Imperfections?

by ShuGer 13 days ago

Hi folks, just invested in my first ever bundt pan and received it today! I'm wondering if these imperfections are part and parcel of a nordic ware bundt pan, and I'll be able to make perfectly goo...

Never Break skillet

by tcamp 2 years ago

Can anyone provide some history on this steel item? The picture is a rando from the internet - the skillet I picked up recently is similar. No manufacturer's mark anywhere and no heat rings on the ...