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Fake ‘Gaillard’ stamps on used Copper Cookware!

by alexrander 14 days ago

I took notice of Betsy’s blog entry at Vintage French Copper, last week concerning old copper pans getting a fake stamp placed on them. The stamp, specifically was of the rather prestigious “Gai...

Seki Magoroku Nakiri

by drrayeye 8 days ago

Over 20 years ago, I was given a Kai Seki Magoroku Nakiri in Japan, before there was a Shun. The profile has been used with many metals and different designs on Shun Nakiris, but I think this Wata...

Spoon with thin sharpish edge for scooping out baked potato innards?

blue room
by blue room 10 years ago

Is there such a thing? My teaspoons and tablespoons have a nice heft, but that means the edges are thick don't cut very well into baked potato flesh-- tedious project, and the skin often gets tor...

Favorite Metal Mixing Bowl(s)?

by susannyny 2 months ago

The devil is in the details! I'm interested in purchasing a metal mixing bowl to do my own chopped salads. I know, it's a metal mixing bowl .... why is this so hard? Because of those darn Amazon...

Winter 2020 Cookware Deals & Delights

by am47 3 months ago

Given that we're officially into 2020 and it's winter (in the Northern Hemisphere, anyway; sorry, Australia) I thought now would be an appropriate time to start a new deals thread. For today's gem,...

Are "Garage-Rated" Refrigerators Worth It?

by kaleokahu 15 days ago

So I've recently been rebuilding a small unheated barn that used to have a budget full-size refrigerator in it. Never had a bit of trouble over about 25 years' use in unheated spaces. I'd still h...

Does anyone have an air fryer? Do you love/hate it?

by Njchicaa 2 years ago

My in-laws always get me some kind of cooking "gadget" for Christmas as they know that I love to cook. Over the years I've gotten a rice cooker, a bread machine, a Le Creuset casserole, and an Ins...

What is my pot made from? Size?

by Maltalover 22 days ago

I found this in the street last night, I'm not sure if it's aluminium or stainless steel? It has no markings. It doesn't attract a magnet but I know that's not a guaranteed tell. Please help. The h...

Grease fire in cast iron skillet

by home_chef 18 days ago

I accidentally started a grease fire in my Lodge cast iron skillet and that seemed to leave a grey-brown patch in the center. Does anyone know what the grey-brown patch is? After that, I rubbed ...

Home Cook - adding a few pieces, need advice

by austin_rp 30 days ago

Hi - been replacing old Calphalon (!) with new pieces, started with Tramontina non-stick and All-Clad D3 frying pan. Also, just added Thermador range, so now looking to replace sauce, saute, and s...

Peugeot Replacement Screw

by Tpotter 6 years ago

Hi Foodies, Found a neat Peugeot pepper mill. Perfect except missing the screw at the very top. Any ideas where to cheaply procure one?

Optimal Chest Freezer Size?

by kelvin_of_ranard 19 days ago

I’m replacing a 19 CF upright Amana freezer, and simple math says a 15 CF chest freezer should be adequate. But a small voice says go bigger! There’s only two of us now, but we favor & enjoy home ...

Are Hobart mixers still top quality? Or are vintage ones better?

by Jirachi 19 days ago

Good morning Chowhound I have never had the pleasure of using a Hobart mixer but to my understanding, vintage models will last forever even with daily use. Old KitchenAids are often praised simila...

"New" Duparquet Copper Pan; look at those rivets!

by pinkmagnolia921 1 year ago

While browsing eBay, I stumbled upon this listing, which is the first time I've seen the "new" Duparquet on ebay. The inside rivets look huge to me. Am I correct, or is it just the angle and ligh...

Has Anyone Tried Marinex?

MplsM ary
by MplsM ary 11 years ago

Not realizing when I purchased my latest set, that Pyrex is no longer borosilicate glass but rather lime-soda glass and having read the 'explosion' stories scattered around the 'net I'm a little wa...

LG refrigerator: How do you get the glass shelf out of the metal frame?

coney with everything
by coney with everything 9 years ago

We have a not very old LG French door fridge (model 20512), and I'm trying to clean the glass shelves. It appears that the glass is not easily removed from the metal frame...the owner's manual is o...

Should I sell my Breville 16-cup Sous Chef food processor?

by W8lkinUSA 1 month ago

This community has always been extremely helpful with my inexperience on kitchen tools and techniques, so I defer to your wisdom once again. ADVICE NEEDED: ? How else can I use the Breville for...

Looking for two beaters for a Dormeyer Silver Chef 4300

by gini 13 years ago

When I took my mixer out of storage last month, I discovered that I misplaced its beaters. Does anyone know where I can buy two beaters for a Dormeyer Silver Chef 4300? I can be reached at scug...

LC 2.25- quart braiser/casserole

by Normandie 10 years ago

Some of us were talking about a month ago about the braisers when I got the 5-quart size. I love it and find it's good for large braises with veggies, or tossed pasta dishes, etc. But I want a sm...

All-Clad is the Pitts!

by palladin10075 2 years ago

I been a chef in New York City since 1988. Although I never had the pleasure of trying All-Clad anything, almost 30 years cooking with stainless steel cookware, I know a thing or two to say the le...