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Tokyo Modern Ceramics

by gfmozart 2 years ago

Hi, I have noticed that there are more modern ceramics that fuse modern stylistic influences that are used to serve dishes from the newer japanese restaurants in my city Singapore. Asking some of t...

Disc clad vs fully clad Demeyere

by mercenarycor 2 years ago

Hi all, At 29, I finally think it's time to stop buying garage sale pans and actually invest in some good, high quality cookware. I'm working on finding all the different pans I'll need, not to m...

Pros and cons of glass vs. ceramic baking dish

by taos 5 years ago

What are the relative advantages and disadvantages of glass vs ceramic for a baking dish?

nonstick surfaces: ceramic or anodized aluminum?

by bellywizard 12 years ago

So I'm considering buying a new frying pan or two. I'd like to get away from Teflon. The two best options for nonstick surfaces seem to be either: a) infused anodized aluminum, such as Calphalon ...

SURVEY: Glass-ceramic or coil stove?

by Kontxesi 6 years ago

I see these threads pop up now and again, but it's hard to get a good feel of where opinions really lie. I'm going to be in the market for a new stove soon, but I'm not sure what to go with. NOT...

Ceramic vs Hard-Anodized Aluminum Wok

by RaptorsTV 3 years ago

For stir frying using high-heat, which one of these two woks will perform better? I am not interested in carbon steel wok due to the amount of wok air that gets produced under high heat cooking. ...

Architectural Ceramic Design Kitchenware

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

The garlic grater bowl made by Cloverdale artists, Alan and Donna Podesto of Architectural Ceramic Design, has been a prized tool in the kitchen. This weekend I tried to visit the showroom and was ...

Post your 2015 cookware finds and deals here

by sueatmo 5 years ago

I enjoyed participating in the Holiday 2014 ed. of this, so I thought I'd start a 2015 thread. As it happens I found a blue Chantal enamel over steel teakettle at Home Goods today. It was priced re...

Fish baking vessel

by harrism 3 years ago

We're hoping to eat fish more often, and to learn more ways of preparing it. I want to start with baking, braising, or other oven methods. I can't find any sort of consensus on what material is bes...

Demeyere Ceraforce, Duraslide, ControlInduc and Grill Pans

by Libranflight 3 years ago

Anyone have an experience with any of these products/features? I am looking to place a final order sometime in August and am wondering if any of these products/features are most advantageous. D...

Have You Tried Tomato Ceramic Knife?

by BECOOL 3 years ago

I found this knife on amazon http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01DJYVGJ2/ I like its appearance, The seller said the handle is made of wood, but I never used a ceramic knife before, so anyone c...

Trying to pick a fry pan

by tinpanalley 4 years ago

Here's the trajectory I'm coming from... - Stainless steel frying pans (Cuisinart or whatever I could get my hands on when I didn't really cook much) - Tefal non-stick Teflon pans (because I want...

Emile Henry Reds

by Libranflight 4 years ago

Can anybody identity the shade of red on the pot in the picture? A while back I got an Emile Henry piece and disliked the color, it was reddish-orange and called rouge. I have since realized th...

Which set of Enamel/ceramic pots & pans used over gas?

by johnnyscience 4 years ago

So I'm looking to get my mother a new set of pots & pans for Christmas this year, she currently has the blue speckled Paula deen non-stick, which were nice when she got them a few years ago, but be...

Safety of Ceramic Nonstick Cookware - "Ecopan"

by tsbbklyn 9 years ago

A question on ceramic nonstick cookware - is it safe? We've been using our new "Ecopan," purchased at HomeGoods, which says it is PTFE and PFOA-free. The Ecopan Web site says it uses a water-based ...

New Cookware advice

by Rivai 4 years ago

Hi Guys First time poster, nice to meet you all. I stumble across this forum and found a lot of great discussion. As the title said, im looking for a new cookware advice. Skillet and Wok, doe...

Where can I buy cazuelas and tagines in Canada?

by t1m 4 years ago

I love cooking with Spanish cazuelas. They are great for stews and sauces on the stovetop, and for roasting in the oven. They look great on the table, and so are versatile for serving. In Spain,...

Made in Korea marbleware, feedback and reviews needed

by DLovsky 4 years ago

I hung out at the Asian store this weekend and I noticed that the non-stick section of the 20 yards shelf was now taken over by Marble-Ware. The Helen Chen stuff is one item lost in the middle, the...

What is the healthier ,better and affordable cookware set ? Non stick/teflon , Stainless steel ,Cast iron or Ceramic Non-stick?

by eaglesky 4 years ago

I've read many articles and reviews but I cannot figure out what is the affordable , easy to use cookware while is healthier than other cookware? I have Non-Stick/Teflon cookware pots and pans ...

Mystery Emile Henry

by Mojave 5 years ago

Hello everyone. I thrifted two Emile Henry pieces this weekend for a total of $25. I have searched the style numbers imprinted on the bottoms and cannot find but one or two others from ebay. I ...