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When Is Amazon Prime Day 2020? And What Kinds of Deals Can You Expect?

It's official: Amazon Prime Day 2020 is happening now, Oct. 13 and Oct. 14. The online retailer's annual sales event usually happens in summer, but was postponed due to coronavirus, with long shipping...

What's your ideal cookware lineup?

by mighty_mouse 4 days ago

I need to replace my entire set of cookware. I thought I had settled on the Demeyere Atlantis series, but with so many pans out of stock, I'm open to mixing and matching to make my own ideal set. I...


Measuring Hammered

by mobiledynamics 6 days ago

With work harden pieces, is it taking 10 measurements and finding the sweet average of the sum. Or by the simple process of work hardening, it has the potential to create a high point that is actua...

Mauviel 1830 M250-B e-plated cast iron handle quality diaster (rubbed off from shipping)

by Aexea 23 days ago

I saw some post about how Mauviel's new cast iron 2 rivets vs 3 rivet handles which are now stainless e-plated have major quality issues/reliability issues with coating rub off. I thought myself th...

Testing Heat Capacity - NOOBIE

by mobiledynamics 1 month ago

I'm a simple person with a gas hob and some tools on hand. Instant read thermometer as well as a IR Gun with a port that I can connect my surface probe on it as well. I believe the surface contact ...

Why Do Oven Temps on Clad Stainless Cookware Vary?

by melajoh 2 months ago

Hi Cookware Experts, I am looking at All-Clad Copper Core and a nearly identical set sold by Costco ("Kirkland Signature") for several hundred less. Why is the All-Clad set oven/broiler safe to 600...

Iittala Tools cookware - anyone with experience using this ?

by CHSeifert 3 months ago

I just stumbled upon these pans and pots from Iittala called ‘Tools’ I think they used to be made by Hackmann, but are now under the Finnish brand Iittala. They have a smashingly good lookin...

Palm Restaurant Cookware

by Chemicalkinetics 11 years ago

I am sure many of you have these the Palm kitchen goods (from towels to pepper mills) at Home Goods. I don't see them anywhere else, yet they are abundant in Home Goods. It got me thinking. Does...

How to remove a melted plastic grocery bag from a roaster

by skatersaunt 4 months ago

I read a discussion about this concern several years ago and I'm wondering if anything has changed and if anyone has updated info. My husband and I melted a plastic grocery bag in our roaster. We r...

Hestan Copperbond core thickness?

by gooster 5 months ago

I didn't see a thread on this, so I was wondering if anyone had any experience? It looks like an induction compatible line, with a copper core of undescribed thickness. Any info on the thickness?

Tramontina cookware - full price vs. Walmart

by J_526 5 months ago

I've seen discussion on here in some old posts regarding how Tramontina Tri-Ply cookware sets sold at Walmart for a fraction of the price are the same exact pots and pans that Tramontina sells at f...

Best Stainless 4 to 6 Quart Stockpots With Thick Base and Thin Sidewalls

by westes 8 months ago

Demeyere has a philosophy for stockpots that they should have a thick multi-layer base, but the sidewalls can remain just stainless steel because in their view the heat is transmitted throughout th...

Summer 2020 Cookware Deals

by jankdc 10 months ago

Since it is officially summer, I thought to start a new thread. There are still active deals in the Spring 2020 thread.

What pan should I buy?

by aakaak123 7 months ago

I recently upgraded my cookware and bought an All Clad 10" fry pan, 2-qt. saucepan, 3-qt. sauté pan and 6-qt. covered stockpot. I also bought a Darto 25 (10 inch) carbon steel pan. I own a Dutch ...

Has anyone used Our Place cookware?

by boran 7 months ago

I am thinking of buying from this brand OurPlace. The cookware and dinnerware look really nice. Wondering if anyone tried and has good experiences with this brand: https://fromourplace.com/products...

What is this used for?

by Kayburntitagain 8 months ago

Came across this vintage handmade pottery “casserole”. Looks like a regular casserole on the outside but there is a raised perforated cylindrical pipe on the inside. I can’t figure out what would b...

Any recommendations for set of cookware? I heard about All-clad, green pan, etc. but not sure which one to pick?

by boran 8 months ago

I am looking for a new set of cookware and have heard about all-clad, green pan, le creuset, etc. Which one should I buy? I am thinking all-clad now but they are so expensive. I hope to buy somethi...

Pls help me choose a new skillet

by laredo 10 months ago

I need a new skillet really bad but can't decide. My NS is wearing out. I need to replace it but don't want NS. I have a couple of old cast irons but can't get them seasoned properly, yet. Work...

Cookware For New Grad - Which Would You Choose? Help, please!

by Kate9299 11 months ago

Son just commissioned as a new officer in the military. He will be moving around a lot in the next 7 years, including the possibility of overseas. His present from me will be a set of high quality...

Cristel Castel'Pro stainless?

by Pertti 11 months ago

Hi, Does anyone own any pieces from this newest line by Cristel, maybe even a complete set? Been eyeballing this and casteline hard. Casteline seems to be reviewed very positively, and would ind...