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Jam Pan

tim irvine
by tim irvine 6 days ago

If, hypothetically, you were getting a jam pan, would you get a copper basin or a stainless steel one like a Kilner? Which would you pick and why? Assume that any canning of things likely to be da...

Can't get my Le Creuset interior clean

by krystinamarie 6 years ago

Hey there, Hoping that one of you lovely people can help me out! I have a 7.25 quart enameled Le Creuset Dutch oven. I've been using it for almost 5 years, it's pretty much the first pot I ever pu...

Bialetti Moka pots - oxidation

by sobriquet 11 years ago

I was considering an expensive espresso machine a while back.. but I decided to go with a 3-cup Bialetti Moka Pot. I've been using it daily for a few months and I'm very pleased. When I first g...

Skillet for induction - best balance between even and responsive?

by babyraccoon 20 days ago

I'm considering a new 28cm stainless steel skillet. I have induction and lots of Fissler Original Profi, Demeyere, and one Lagostina Lagofusion. The Fissler is certainly the most even-heating and c...


Cooking in silver vs tin coated copper? Silver cooking tips?

by coppernew101 5 days ago

What have your experiences been cooking in silver vs tin in terms of stickiness?I have read that silver is comparable to SS in how it easy it is to cook on. If you cook in silver do you have any t...

deBuyer Prima Matera 27cm Fry Pan

by kaleokahu 9 months ago

So, on the heels of my review of the 28cm Falk Culinair CopperCore here: https://www.chowhound.com/post/falk-coppercore-initial-review-1086229, several people wondered aloud about how other i...

What size skillet for high heat to buy to complement a copper skillet collection?

by josemartinlopez 8 days ago

So I bought new tin lined 2.0 mm copper skillets in 16 (6.3 in), 22 (8.7 in), 26 (10.2 in) and 34 cm (13.4 in). The thinking was to get pans that heat up fast for light pan frys and sautes. The thi...


Can copper cookware get what look like water spots?

by josemartinlopez 6 days ago

Can copper cookware get what look like water spots? How do you remove these, polish with ketchup?

Any ideas where I can sell an AGA stove?!

by gobybee 10 months ago

I'm looking for guidance/suggestions/recommendations - we bought a house that has an AGA cast iron 4-burner gas cooker and we're trying to find an appropriate avenue to sell it to someone who would...

Pertti wants to go fully clad

by Pertti 19 days ago

Hi all, I think it has come time for me to gather some great premium cladded cookware. I'm cooking on induction and for my future cladded cookware, I highly value responsiveness and beauty. I...

Beverage-Air or Kegerator Advice

by kaleokahu 8 days ago

I've always wanted a way to keep and serve draft beer the way God intended. Not the ice tub method where a keg of any size is only good for 1 day, mediocre for Day 2, and you feel obligated to use...

Tips for first use of copper cookware

by josemartinlopez 11 days ago

I'd like to thank everyone who has put up with my questions so far. It has finally dawned on me that several boxes containing almost 40 kg of copper pots and pans will be arriving at my doorstep an...

What? No Crispy Steelux Fans?

by kaleokahu 8 days ago

With all the recent hoopla over Fissler disk pans, I'm somewhat surprised it stops short of Triple Axel, Triple Lutz here about the Crispy Steelux texture. I handled these pans (along with All-Cad...

Buying advice SS saute pan ( 28cm / 11 inch )

by VanquishNL 1 month ago

Hi all, I live in the Netherlands (sorry for my English) and I'm looking for a new sautepan, I currently use the Sola 'hapjespan' 28cm / 11'' with high walls: Sola sautepan ( https://sola.nl/pr...

Micrometer - Or How Do You Measure Your Cookware?

by Pertti 13 days ago

What device are you using to measure: 1. Sidewall thickness 2. Bottom thickness and how. I've had the idea it would be nice to measure some of my current cookware and candidate new cookware ...

Pls help me choose a new skillet

by laredo 11 days ago

I need a new skillet really bad but can't decide. My NS is wearing out. I need to replace it but don't want NS. I have a couple of old cast irons but can't get them seasoned properly, yet. Work...

Russell Range Info Please -- any info?

by MPmill 11 years ago

We're remodeling our kitchen and we've been offered a used Russell Range. We haven't been able to find any info about this manufacturer or brand, except that it seems (judging from one other post ...

Meat grinders? What is recommended?

Sid Post
by Sid Post 11 days ago

Looking at the past threads, most of them are very old so here goes... What home use (non-commercial) meat grinders do you have? Or, what grinders have you used outside of your home? What advi...

Searing cooking steak in a braising dish?

by wilsoju 11 days ago

Could anyone advise me whether I can safely use a Le Creuset braising dish to also sear and cook steak or is it just for gentler stews? It claims to be multi-purpose but could it be too delicate to...

Seeking help for removing oven light bulb cover

by NotSoHot 6 years ago

I don't know if this is the right place to ask the question, but we've tried DYI forums, Home Depot, Lowes, etc. and no one has been able to help us get the $%! cover off our burned out oven light ...