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Frying pan sizes for sautéing vegetables for 2 persons?

CHSeifert | Mar 1, 201907:40 PM     29

What size frying pans do you own for sautéing vegetables?

I usually cook for 2 persons and rarely for more than that.

I think 3 frying pans for sautéing should be enough to be able to sauté pretty much all the most common vegetables out there, don't you?

So I'm ordering a 24 cm to add to my 26cm and 28 cm frying pan dedicated to sautéing vegetables and nothing else.

What do you own and prefer to use in your daily cooking when you sauté vegetables?

A 20 cm pan was considered, but I just think it's too small for even smaller vegetables for 2 persons... but you never know.

But 24cm/26cm/28cm should be my sweet spot for sautéing vegetables, I think.

I'm going to stay with my Mauviel M-Cook 5 PLY for sautéing vegetables, since the 3 sizes I want aren't available in neither Falk (28/24/20) nor Mauviel M250c (30/26/20).

I own 2 Demeyere Pawson 7-PLY 24cm/28cm frying pans for searing and 2 Demeyere Alu Pro 24cm/28cm non stick frying pans for eggs/omelettes and delicate fish.

So 7 frying pans total is about my sweet spot for what I can see I need in my home kitchen to be able to cook the food I enjoy on a daily basis.

If I'm making vegetables in one of my sauter pans, there is always liquid involved in more os less volumes and a frying pan is really not that well suited for this in my view.

Cheers, Claus

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