Cooking with aluminum? Share your views on the best aluminum cookware, how to care for it, and where to buy it.

Is it only aluminum wrapped baked potatoes that are at risk for botulism?

by OctoberOrchid 2 days ago

Last night I baked a bunch of potatoes, some white and some sweet, and I left them in the oven over night. They were ...


OctoberOrchid commented 1 day ago

Bare Aluminum Cookware

by Libranflight 9 months ago

What is the best thing to cook in bare aluminum? What is the worst, grated potatoes? Does it warp easy, and do I ge...


GH1618 commented 4 days ago

Salad Bar Idea

by WINDELLA 17 days ago

I was thinking of using the colored chafing steam pans for a salad bar. I will add ice water instead of hot water. I...


acgold7 commented 17 days ago

Tramontina Deep Fryer: Anyone Tried This?

by Libranflight 10 months ago

Anyone used this? It seems very versatile and inexpensive, and somehow has rivets on the outside, but not on the ins...


Libranflight commented 29 days ago

Safe Use of Vintage Aluminum Cookware

by JTPhilly 4 years ago

I have seen so many conflicting thoughts on this - from people who think food merely touching aluminum is too risky t...


alexrander commented 1 month ago

The Point Two Five Skillet - Any Owners

by mobiledynamics 1 month ago

In light of the recent Non Stick thread, this has revisited my ponderings on the NS in my kitchen foray (2 sized ski...


mobiledynamics commented 1 month ago

Guardian Service triangle pots, anyone?

by jebaker 10 years ago

My mother recieved a set of 3 Guardian Service triangle pots for her birthday from her brother. The gift was recieved...


Nannybakes commented 3 months ago

Cast iron/carbon steel skillet with aluminium/copper base

by rbt92 4 months ago

Hi folks, I'm in the process of buying a new skillet and came across an idea: cast iron and carbon steel can be se...


joethesmith commented 4 months ago

No Knead Bread Vessels

by Libranflight 8 months ago

Like many, I got an ECI dutch oven because of the "no-knead bread" craze. I then heard why EH may or may not be bett...


MacGuffin commented 4 months ago

Zwilling Prime

by am47 5 months ago

I'm curious whether anyone here has experience with Zwilling Prime cookware. All the pieces apart from skillets appea...


am47 commented 4 months ago

Copper—Aluminum equivalents

by cameronreddy 5 months ago

Decided to make a little cheat sheet to get in my head the aluminum equivalents to copper thicknesses. This is based ...


alexrander commented 5 months ago

Help me ID this pan type/brand

by lcerva 5 months ago

Hey guys, I follow this restaurant on instagram. And they happen to show this saucier they use to reduce sauces for...


lcerva commented 5 months ago

CLUB aluminum pot--how to clean blackened exterior?

by erica 7 years ago

I just bought a Club aluminum dutch oven for $2 at a yard sale. The price was so cheap probably because the exterior...


pittsburgh4pillows commented 5 months ago

Feedback on your new Fissler/Paderno/Silga

by damiano 7 months ago

A few of us here have recently jumped on deals on Fissler original profi, Paderno 1100 Grand Gourmet, and/or Silga Te...


Merle1 commented 6 months ago

Are cast aluminum pots still produced anywhere?

by Vexorg 12 years ago

My parents have had a large (I believe 5 quart dutch oven) cast aluminum pot (Club Aluminum Classic) that has seen cl...


marthabud commented 6 months ago

Demeyere Apollo Oval Pot - Opinions?

by Politiceaux 6 months ago

All, I'm considering buying one of these. I have an Atlantis 5.5 qt casserole and a 7.2 liter Fissler rondeau en rou...


randallhank commented 6 months ago

How to Remove Aluminum from Bottom of Oven

by Entore 6 years ago

I lined the bottom of my oven with aluminum foil with the intention of catching drips etc.. to make clean-up easier. ...


lisalolo commented 7 months ago

8-inch "Non-Stick" Frying Pan

by kimhagner 10 months ago

Hey Chowhound, I'm looking for an 8-inch "non-stick" frying pan to make eggs, pancakes, and those kinds of things....


Angelus2013 commented 7 months ago

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BKF turned aluminum baking sheet dull - is the sheet still safe to use?

by Tabasco9 8 months ago

Used Barkeeper's Friend on Nordic Ware natural aluminum baking sheet. Dark grey color started coming off (I was clean...

Aluminum or cast iron pizza pan?

by nuraman00 2 years ago

I was reading and comparing different pizza pans. One thing I liked about aluminum was that it was available in la...


nuraman00 commented 9 months ago