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Carbon Steel

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

The best pan for searing steaks/meat?

by CHSeifert 2 months ago

I raise this question, because I'm curious. What pan, in your experience, is the best pan for searing a steak/meat...


gooster commented 11 hours ago

8-inch "Non-Stick" Frying Pan

by kimhagner 16 days ago

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


alexrander commented 14 days ago

Carbon Steel pans - do I really need mine?

by CHSeifert 18 days ago

So I invested in 3 amazing De Buyer Mineral B carbon steel pans, 32 cm, 28 cm and 24 cm. They are all seasoned now a...


ChrisJM commented 17 days ago

Reseason De Buyer Carbon Steel pan completely or is it ok?

by superr 2 years ago

Hi everybody. I bought a De Buyer Carbon Steel skillet a few months back and seasoned it up nicely (or so I thought.....


WildanessDude commented 2 months ago

Seasoning a Carbon Steel Pan (De Buyer)

by DTats0311 9 months ago

Guys I'm obviously doing something wrong. I followed the instructions that De Buyer gave me... Didn't work. Then I di...


jawnn commented 4 months ago

Season to Sear

by DTats0311 8 months ago

I made a beautiful Fillet Mignon last night. Seasoned with salt and pepper and once seared, I threw In Garlic, butter...


MolonLabe762 commented 4 months ago

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

by wendygr 4 months 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 ...


wendygr commented 4 months ago

Must I trade my cast iron wok for carbon steel?

by CathleenH 4 years ago

Hello all, I have a cast iron wok. It is not a light Chinese model, but a huge, heavy flat-bottomed model. I ch...


BStat commented 4 months ago

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Carbon steel pan perfection? De Buyer Mineral B...

by CHSeifert 4 months ago

So I was dumping the idea of a carbon steel frying pan/skillet as it has to be seasoned to work well and can't be was...

Messed up my de Buyer

by iksopicso 5 months ago

Hi, I think I messed up my carbon steel pan. I've tried to seasoning it, but I used too much oil so it went uneven. ...

hallen_carina24 commented 5 months ago

Did I mess up seasoning my carbon steel pan?

by paullu 6 months ago

Just got done with round two of putting it in the oven at 500 for an hour, and when I took it out, it had some splotc...


alexrander commented 6 months ago

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

by slopfrog 7 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...


landingway commented 6 months ago

How to choose a carbon steel pan?

by SeaKoz 4 years ago

Hi Folks, I see lots of threads here about specific carbon steel pan brands but I'm wondering what I should look f...

DuffyH commented 6 months ago

Carbon steel seasoning keeps coming off

by avenka 2 years ago

My carbon steel pan seasoning keeps coming off like cheap paint. I've tried the method at the Vollrath video at this ...


MucousMembrane commented 6 months ago

De Buyer Mineral B Carbon steel 28cm pan tips ?

by CHSeifert 6 months ago

I just bought this pan for my father. Problem is he cooks bacon eggs and a tomato each day. I understand acids wi...

CHSeifert commented 6 months ago

Carbon steel seasoning oil uneven

by dctanner 6 months ago

I've previously seasoned my carbon steel pans with flaxseed oil but I've been having issues with flaking. I've been t...

DuffyH commented 6 months ago

Achilles heel of frying pans made in different materials - name them here

by CHSeifert 7 months ago

What do you feel is the achilles heel of the different materials frying pans are made of these days ? My take. ...

chickentender commented 6 months ago

Clean melted plastic stuff off a de buyer pan?

by spencerhurd 7 months ago

I bought my fiancé paid by her pan for her birthday, and then set it still in the package on the back burner with the...

mikie commented 7 months ago

Is it ok to use the my carbon steel wok just like this?

by chantysophia 7 months ago

I bought a carbon steel wok yesterday and decided to season it as required on the label attached to the wok. Unfortu...

justbeingpolite commented 7 months ago

Carbon Steel - Strop or Rod?

by euclid 6 years ago

So I have a Takeda Gyuto coming in the mail (super excited) The question is, should I use a leather strop or a rod...

MacGuffin commented 7 months ago