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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...

8" Cake Pans

by arielleeve 1 year 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 9 months 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 7 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 1 year 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 8 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 1 year 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 10 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 ...

My very costly "leak-proof" springform pan leaks! Can I prevent this?

by hungryinmanhattan 9 years ago

I know about wrapping the outside of the pan with foil, but that doesn't prevent the leaks. It just catches the batter so it doesn't make a mess. It still leaked into the foil! Any great tips to s...

Baking in unlined copper?

by runningwithknives 2 years ago

Does copper bakeware need to be lined in tin? I just bought two copper baking pans and want to know if I ought to get them re-tinned / tinned.

OXO Bakeware

by mobiledynamics 2 years ago

I cannot recall who posted the thread on the Oxo bakeware, but anyhow it caught my eye a couple months back and I bought a boatload to replace the wife's stuff... She has not used it at all yet,...

Microwave-safe bakeware not made in China other than Emile Henry?

by marlinspike 2 years ago

The subject line tells you everything you need to know - I'm looking for an alternative to Emile Henry that isn't made in China. Nothing wrong with Emile Henry, it has all been great, just wonderin...

Choosing a tart pan

by thequietlibrarian 2 years ago

I am just delving into the world of baking pies and tarts at home, and I am looking for tart pan recommendations. Sur La Table carries Gobel tinned pans that have gotten good reviews online, but wh...

Oxo Pro VS. WilIams Sonoma Gold Touch

by susanrdrgz 2 years ago

I am the world's worst for making decisions. I have been looking at the WS Goldtouch bakeware, but never really liked how it looked that much. I know it's made for them by a really good company. I ...

Looking for new vintage-style baking pans

by asmallpotato 3 years ago

Does anyone know if there are any places I can purchase a vintage-style baking pan? I really like the Ovenex starburst pattern, but they are somewhat pricey and hard to find. Are there any current ...

Donut Pan Opinions

by Eelgem85 3 years ago

Hello my fellow hounds. With cooler weather, comes baking in my house. I want to explore the realm of donuts. I am looking online at different donut pans. I see non stick, and silicone. Which is be...

angel food cake -- bundt pan okay?

by mscassetta 11 years ago

I'm making my mother an angel food cake for her birthday, and all the recipes I come across call for inverting the cake after it's done baking. I know that an angel food pan has a bottom, but I ...