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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...


Jeff C commented 8 minutes ago

Donut Pan Opinions

by Eelgem85 10 hours ago

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


alexrander commented 28 minutes 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 2 hours ago

Staub v LC skillet

by imanewbie 1 day ago

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


randallhank commented 2 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 2 hours ago

Slow Cookers: A Reappraisal?

by HabaneroLady 4 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 4 hours ago

New braiser - what is the KING ?

by CHSeifert 3 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 14 hours ago

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

by drrayeye 12 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 17 hours ago

Cookware New

USA Made Flatware

by dcrb 19 hours ago

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

Q: How to turn on O'Keefe & Merritt oven?

by charva 9 years ago

I recently moved into a house with a gorgeous antique stove, but I can't figure out how to turn on the gas oven. The...


thebaldmonster commented 19 hours ago

When did lodge stop producing smooth finished cast iron?

by sonicflood 3 months ago

I just aquired a 10" lodge skillet that has a smooth finish interior and has a mark on the bottom that says Lodge USA...


Jeff C commented 21 hours ago

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

by VFish 5 days ago

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


VFish commented 1 day ago

Bacon & eggs in cast iron skillet

by HabaneroLady 3 days ago

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


gooster commented 1 day ago

New Staub Design

by BouquiGarnet 1 year ago

Have you seen this new design they're rolling out? I don't like them at all - lids are too much like LC - I always lo...

Cam14 commented 2 days ago

Gas Range w/ Electric Oven?

by ksoviero 3 days ago

Anyone know of any ranges on the market that consist of a gas cooktop, but an electric oven?

dcrb commented 2 days ago

HELP! My house STINKS Seasoning Cast Iron Pan

by OliveYou2 2 months ago

I recently purchased my first new Lodge pan, and read that although it came pre-seasoned, it is best to season again!...


CaliforniaJoseph commented 2 days ago

2017 Fall Cookware Deals

by Libranflight 18 days ago

Okay, seeing if I can start a new post for Fall now.... Not a deal, but kim chi lovers take note, I made kimchi fo...


gooster commented 2 days ago

Which is better for making pesto: a blender or food processor?

by nycguy20011 9 months ago

I bought a Hamilton Beach blender to make bread crumbs and pesto, but it's not blending the basil well enough to make...


pippsplace commented 3 days ago

Electric cooktops: need opinions on solid element vs glass

by pmburk 7 years ago

We currently have a glass cooktop in our kitchen. We're in the process of replacing all of our appliances (changing c...


Javenvandevendar commented 3 days ago

Pressure cooker compared to low n' slow

by rgny 6 days ago

First off, yes I do own a pressure cooker. But I have some really basic questions about how it really works. I unders...

paulj commented 3 days ago