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Carbon Steel

Shopping for carbon steel cookware? Get expert advice from Chowhounds on everything from knives and frying pans.

Need help with seasoning new wok -- tough plasticy coating?

by slopfrog 8 years ago

I've been having a hard time finding a carbon steel wok, but I got one at a discount store the other day. It's the J...


ChefSlay313 commented 9 days ago

Carbon Steel Problem

by gerhardw 11 months ago

About a month ago I got a small carbon steel pan. I've been cooking eggs in the every day and occasionally have tried...


Seitan commented 27 days ago

Help Seasoning De Buyer Mineral Fry Pans

by jljohn 7 years ago

So I just received a set of De Buyer Mineral frying pans in the mail today and set out to season them. I followed th...


GH1618 commented 1 month ago

How to store seasoned cookware?

by gamma50g 1 month ago

How does one store seasoned cookware like carbon steel frying pans, woks etc? I'm hesitant to put them in my cabin...


dcrb commented 1 month ago

Mauvel M'Steel Carbon Steel Pan Handles – Oven Temp?

by GlassOfCab 5 months ago

Does anyone put these pans in a hot oven and, if so, how hot, and was the did the coating on the handle survive unsca...


aprilV commented 2 months ago

Wok seasoning

by arielleeve 3 months ago

Need help! We bought this Joyce Chen wok recently. Did the whole intense scrubbing to get the factory oil off — boile...


breadchick commented 3 months ago

Dating vintage Henckels carbon steel chef knife

by carnicero 4 years ago

Pics here: Found at a second hand store and wondering if anyone could help me date and/or...


NotaSafeQueen commented 3 months ago

Stainless Steel v.s. Carbon Steel Pans in terms of oil/fat use

by Cata96 4 months ago

Hello, I've been eyeing a Carbon Steel pan for a while, but in Romania they are quite hard to find, but what I was th...


RockMountain commented 3 months ago

Something on bottom of wok

by hic14 5 months ago

I just got my first carbon steel wok and followed the instructions to remove the coating. I was able to get to the po...


GH1618 commented 5 months ago

Hello and a question...

by TomBenson 5 months ago

Hi. New member of the forums here. I live in Durham NC and I cook for just my wife and myself. Nothing fancy but we d...


TomBenson commented 5 months ago

Botched carbon steel seasoning?

by lcerva 10 months ago

Hello all, This is my first post and I’m happy to be here! I recently bought and seasoned a Matfer Bourgeat 15” pa...


BigG commented 5 months ago

Did I muck up trying to season a carbon steel wok?

by sponeta 6 years ago

I finally got tired of non-stick woks and decided to get a real carbon steel wok, a Ken Hom Tao Green (because it was...


GeoKas commented 7 months ago

Carbon Steel Pan - How do you remove seasoning and start from scratch to remove old seasoning and starting anew?

by wendygr 1 year ago

Okay I have tried to season and reseason an carbon steel Pan. Think I didn't get all old wax off when new. However ...


JustCharlie commented 7 months ago

Blu Skillet Spring Offering

by chocoblanco 7 months ago

Did anyone snag a pan today in Blu Skillet's Spring pan sale? By my watch all the pans were sold out within 8 minute...


Hiracer commented 7 months ago

Question: using a carbon steel skillet for tamagoyaki?

by breakmeoffapieceofthat 7 months ago

I love tamagoyaki. I dislike how often I have to replace teflon pans. Unfortunately, most tamagoyaki pans are non-s...


seefoo commented 7 months ago

Seasoning Carbon Steel Wok

by rp17 7 months ago

My new round bottom wok from the Wok Shop arrived yesterday and I plan on seasoning it outside on my Weber Kettle thi...

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tim irvine commented 7 months ago

Cast iron/carbon steel skillet with aluminium/copper base

by rbt92 8 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 8 months ago

Carbon steel skillet to replace my underused wok...

by uztnus 8 months ago

I have an induction cooktop at home, and gas stoves are very uncommon where I live (Germany). I bought a flat bottome...


allbri commented 8 months ago

Carbon Steel pan problem

by aepfamily 11 months ago

I just bought my first carbon steel pan. Followed the manufacturers instructions using potatoe peels, salt, and oil. ...


EricSteck commented 10 months ago