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Tri-Ply Copper Cookware?

by melajoh 11 days 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 ...

Do I really NEED an oven?

by KaimukiMan 12 years ago

My oven decided to die Tuesday. Because it is an odd discontinued style (burners at counter level, oven above - "eye level", replacing it means significant changes to my kitchen, including re-work...

CHEFS Catalog

by GibsonGirl55 2 years ago

CHEFS Catalog is scheduled to launch in fall 2017. And Cooking.com is making a return as well. In 2013, Target acquired CHEFS and Cooking.com, only to shut them down last year. This was such s...

Where to splurge, where to save?

by FoodMan88 10 days 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...

Tin lining - in what condition?

by MartinG 12 days 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 ...

Restoring faded enamel cookware

by DrBrDaly 12 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...

Zwilling Aurora

by penrichardson 1 year ago

Is anyone familiar with this line? How does it compare to Demeyere 5 Plus?

Why have a daubiere if you have a cocotte?

by Curlyjeepgirl 12 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...

Ziploc bags for sous vide, are they safe?

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 ...

DryAger, SteakAger, SteakLocker or Custom Build

by kageryu 12 days 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?

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...

Kirkland Signature 5 Ply Copper Core

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...

Stain/marks on brand new Tramontina triply

by bfrendo 12 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

by mobiledynamics 26 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...

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

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...

Stock pot with a valve on the bottom

by FlamBay 16 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

by prophet01 24 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...

Soy Turkiye tin lead free?

by Curlyjeepgirl 15 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?

by fionasit 18 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...