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Staub v LC skillet

by imanewbie 4 days ago

Conveniently ATK didn’t include Staub in its test. I know the Staub v LC is an age old debate. But wondering s...

drrayeye commented 3 minutes ago

silicon spatulas

by jen kalb 11 years ago

My spatulas have pretty much all died and need to be replaced - Id like to try some of the new silicon ones, but they...

jen kalb commented 1 hour ago

Usefulness of 5-ply clad stainless steel cookware and other questions

by VFish 8 days ago

Hello, I am new to Chowhound and started here by asking questions about a Staub braiser that led to other questions o...


damiano commented 6 hours ago

The best pan for searing steaks/meat?

by CHSeifert 2 months ago

I raise this question, because I'm curious. What pan, in your experience, is the best pan for searing a steak/meat...

Angelus2013 commented 7 hours ago

Bacon & eggs in cast iron skillet

by HabaneroLady 6 days ago

Quite a few times, people have raised bacon and eggs as evidence of cast iron flaws. In particular, they say cooking ...

Cam14 commented 7 hours ago

Pot holders and mitts for handling hot cast iron

by VFish 20 hours ago

Hello, again, I've become aware that regular pot holders and mitts are less than adequate in handling cast iron co...


MikeG commented 10 hours ago

Cuisinart Parts for 30 yr. old DLC X Plus

by Kmalavey 1 day ago

Im looking for a feeder tube sleeve for my 30 year old cuisinart. Its a DLC X Plus The original sleeve/pusher part ...


therealdoctorlew commented 14 hours ago

E. Dehillerin---what to buy?

by Pirendeus 6 months ago

I'm taking a trip to Paris (possibly once in a life time) and plan to visit E. Dehillerin. Any suggestions on somethi...


alexrander commented 15 hours ago

Now You Need a... VACUUM Blender!

by kaleokahu 18 hours ago

You didn't know you needed this, right? Air in your frappe? BAD cook! Throw out that $750 Vitamix and get with th...


alexrander commented 16 hours ago

Ranges - sealed vs. open burners

by kittyfood 7 months ago

What are the advantages of open burners versus sealed burners? We have been looking at Blue Star and similar 30" rang...


ChrisJM commented 22 hours ago

Donut Pan Opinions

by Eelgem85 3 days ago

Hello my fellow hounds. With cooler weather, comes baking in my house. I want to explore the realm of donuts. I am lo...


CaliforniaJoseph commented 1 day ago

Slow Cookers: A Reappraisal?

by HabaneroLady 6 days ago

Generally speaking, I am not a slow cooker fan. With a very few exceptions, I am with Kenji about how anything a slow...


VFish commented 1 day ago

Range hood height dilemma

by bwspot 1 day ago

I am in the process of installing the range hood to replace the microwave circulating vent. I am a tall person (6.1)...


GH1618 commented 1 day ago

Cleaning tin lined copper

by Jeff C 2 days ago

Does anyone have tips on cleaning the tin lining on vintage copper? It is still in hood shape but no longer has that...

tim irvine commented 1 day ago

Demeyere conical saute - Atlantis vs 5-plus

by IHeartRobots 2 years ago

Hi all, I'm taking advantage of some holiday cookware sales to get a large (3+ quart) saucier. I ended up buying a D...

drrayeye commented 2 days ago

At Last -- Decent, Inexpensive Steak Knives!

by kaleokahu 24 days ago

This has been quite a quest for me. For the longest time, I've been searching for a "good" set of steak knives. I'v...

Monica commented 2 days ago

How do you remove mould from silicon?

by maxmillan 7 years ago

I have what I think is a silicon cover for my containers. It comes in various sizes for various size dishes. It's...

RussTheRaccoon commented 3 days ago

New braiser - what is the KING ?

by CHSeifert 5 days ago

I already own the Staub 28cm Christea Nike sauter/braiser, and while it's an okay pan for braising, I feel like I wou...


damiano commented 3 days ago

Should we have "guest knives" available in our kitchen?

by drrayeye 15 days ago

Many of us have a personal collection of well chosen kitchen knives that we keep sharp and wash by hand. Friends tha...


VFish commented 3 days ago

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USA Made Flatware

by dcrb 3 days ago

Stumbled upon this flatware at a site called Made in USA Forever, which stated that Liberty is having a sale. Visited...