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Steak Knives?

by bvmay1 13 years ago

I'm looking to buy high quality steak knives. I checked out Crate and Barrel's website and feel overwhelmed by the choices. Any recommendations? It doesn't have to be from Crate and Barrel. I l...

Le Creuset in SF Bay area

Non Cognomina
by Non Cognomina 13 years ago

I'm looking to purchase some Le Creuset but don't want to pay the prices at Williams-Sonoma or Sur Le Table. I've tried Cookin' on Divisadero in SF, and Sign of the Bear on the square in Sonoma, b...

Looking for an electric appliance to boil water

by EclecticEater 13 years ago

I bought an AeroPress Coffee Maker, love it, but it requires water between 165 - 175 degrees. Anyone know of an electric kettle that can be set for a specific temperature so I don't have to measur...

Oven proof strainer

by kimeetee 13 years ago

Will this come in handy? If I purchase one, am I being suckered into buying something simply because it's on sale? It looks heavy and doesn't seem that practical for using on an every day basis.

Cleaned up rusty cast iron... now what?

by maillard 13 years ago

I inherited a rusty cast iron grill pan from a friend. I wasn't able to scrub off the rust, so I asked my mom to stick it in her oven next time she ran the self-clean cycle (I have an ancient oven...

Cuisinart Juicer-the real deal

by howboy 13 years ago

I gave in. After years of squeezing my morniing OJ by hand, I bought a Cusiniart Juicer yesterday. Gotta tell ya, gets more juice out of the fruit and it has a neat "fountain" attachment (well desi...

Air fryer?

by piccola 13 years ago

Just read something about restaurants using machines that fry with air. How does that work??? Does it taste as good? And, if yes, where can I get one?

RIP strawberries - Epilogue to Glass Jar / FreshLonger container wars

by rworange 13 years ago

DEAD TIE ... dead berries Literally over night the berries stored exactly two weeks in the FresherLonger $29 dollar storage container and the $1 glass jar went bad. It was like frankenberrie...

cleaning oven racks

by Muhlyssa 13 years ago

Any tricks? We have a self-cleaning oven, is it ok to leave the racks in there when we run the self-clean? I was going to do it by hand, but can't find the physical space to do it, might need to ...

Comments on latest Calphalon series

by bewley 13 years ago

Is it me or does anyone else miss the old “Professional” hard-anodized series of Calphalon pots/pans?? The new Calphalon One infused anodized series just doesn’t match up to the former with regar...

Bride to be ISO best of the best cookware and knives...

by divakat 13 years ago

Hi all! I'm a newly engaged foodie looking to get tips for our registry. We have Henckel knives and a motley assortment of high quality stainless steel cookware, pressure cooker, etc., but I woul...

Deep Fryers

by Candy 13 years ago

Anyone have a favorite or for that matter one to avoid. I want a good one, preferably one that can be used with the lid closed and a good filter. TIA Candy

Kettle with temperature control

by EclecticEater 13 years ago

I bought an Aero Press Coffee Maker and they recommend using water that is 165 to 175 degrees. Rather than use a thermometer every time and try to guage the correct temperature, I would like to fi...

Searching for a good and value French Press

by Problem Child 13 years ago

We are coffee lovers, and my wife has been complaining that the coffee made by the drip machine is not strong enough. (we have the capresse CoffeeTeam S). So I'm thinking I might be able to get s...

mats to slip over toaster ovens to contain heat?

mr mouther
by mr mouther 13 years ago

I'm wondering if anyone has found a handy way to cover toaster ovens since they get so hot while toasting/ cooking etc. My kitchen is very small and I need the room on top of it. I've got a small...

Steam ovens

by pixlpi 13 years ago

I've been hearing a lot about these. Anybody have one? I'd like to know if it's something worth working into my future kitchen renovation.

Gaskets in French Door Refrigerators

by maxie2cute 13 years ago

My (hated) side-by-side is dying and I want to replace it with a French door bottom-freezer fridge so I can get the bottom-freezer and have the most refrigerator space possible. They seem to come i...

What are your trusted, reliable brands?

by rworange 13 years ago

There are certain appliance and cookware brands which over the years have rarely, if ever, let me down. I love Sears refrigerators, stoves and other large appliances which are not food-related s...

Hot Plate caught on fire – need replacement

by rworange 13 years ago

While waiting for my stove to be repaired, I set my hot plate on fire (boiling liquid overflowed). I mainly use these for the holidays when it is nice to sometimes have some extra burners. Also...

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