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Lodge's New Cast-Iron Bakeware Means Caramelized Crust for Days

American cookware brand Lodge, known for its hardy home-on-the-range-style skillets and grill pans, is officially moving (further) into the bakeware space and bringing its signature cast iron with it...

What do you use to bake brie?

by VFish 2 months ago

I was in Home Goods a couple weeks ago and they had a "brie baker" with a lid and a little wooden spatula for serving. It was some kind of stoneware with a cardinal knob on top but it seemed too b...

School me on baking vessels

by ceasar2k6 2 months ago

I know there are many types, for example: earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, bone china, few others. Obviously price is 1 of the biggest differentiators and country of origin/brand the other. Quali...


by penrichardson 3 years ago

I am still looking at bakeware, and as when I asked before several suggested Pillivuyt and Apilco. For those who have used both these and the Le Creuset (not the CIE, just the ceramic), can you te...

Amazon Prime Day Deals June 21-22, 2021

by MunchkinRedux 7 months ago

Many of the Chefmade baking tins are on sale today: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=chefmade+pan&ref=nb_sb_noss_1

Lasagna Pan for Toaster Oven?

by zackly 8 months ago

I’m looking for a lasagna pan that snugly fits into my toaster oven, a Breville 800XL with interior dimensions of 18.5 x 15.7 x 11.1 inch. It should be a minimum of 3” high and fill most of the ove...

Hand Mixer recommendations

by Love to Eat 11 months ago

I have a multi-function hand mixer that is on it's last leg. I am planning to get a hand mixer again. Unclear if I go for one of the $20-30 type or splurge on a $70-100 one. I already have a ...

Protecting metal cake carrier?

by gawgi 12 months ago

My wife bought me a Westbend aluminum cake carrier from the 50s. It's in great condition. What is the best way to protect the bottom, as we cut cakes? There are cake boards, but I wanted to see...

Thoughts about the silicone Leuke bread baker?

by AJ019 1 year ago

Happy holidays everyone. I received a silicone Leuke bread baker for Christmas and am curious of others’ experience with/thoughts about it. I use other silicone bakeware ( muffin cups, round c...

Vintage, hard-to-find and cult brand names

by fairdose 8 years ago

My parents bought Rena cookware back in the early 1970's which we still have and all the pieces are still in near-perfect condition 40+ years later. I'm wondering if there are other vintage, ret...

8" Cake Pans

by arielleeve 3 years ago

I've been doing a ton of research and can't come to a conclusion about the best metal cake pans. Looking for 8". Cook's Illustrated recommends the Nordic Ware, Serious Eats the Fat Daddio. Some thi...

Upgrading home cookware

by Eelgem85 2 years ago

Hi Everyone! My husband and I recently closed on our first home. We are looking to invest in some high quality knives, pans & bakeware. Up until now I have either had hand me downs, or less exp...

Temp-taions bakeware

by dixiegal 9 years ago

Have any of you used the Temp-tations bakeware? QVC sells it and I saw an infomercial this morning about it. It is very pretty but I am particularly interested in the 9x13 dish. It is deep and co...

Ramekins for Souffle and Creme Brulee, et.al.

by VFish 2 years ago

Hi, I am wanting to try making individual souffles and have chosen some ramekins. I'd also like to try creme brulee at home. I got the taller 8 oz for the souffle thinking that would be a bette...

Any experience with non-stick ceramic bakeware?

by gooster 2 years ago

I've been looking at some of the Signature Calphalon ceramic nonstick bakeware. Although I have WS Gold, USA Pan silicon-coated, SS, and stoneware baking pans, I am intrigued by a NS, more durabl...


by dharmathug 2 years ago

Just saw Chowhound's picks for must have baking items - along with their recommended brands, of course. I made a list of what I have and don't have. Bear in mind I am mostly a bread baker and make ...

HELP!! tin baking pan black after dishwasher cycle

by cinvowell 10 years ago

I'm sorry if there is a recient thread like this, but I'm new. I'm at my wits end. I have a tin pan that was my mother's when I was growing up. It's been through the dishwasher countless times. ...

Is it totally ridiculous to buy a second stand mixer?

by dainish 2 years ago

I had a Cuisinart 5.5 qt that I got about 10 years ago when I got married. I disliked it for a number of reasons, so I finally sold it on FB marketplace and purchased a KitchenAid Artisan 5qt. I ...

Consumer Reports Investigates Exploding Pyrex

by wvgardener 11 years ago

The new January, 2011 issue of Consumer Reports has a five page spread on "Glass bakeware that shatters." While they stopped short of saying not to buy the stuff, it's pretty clear that there are ...