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Welcome to Cookware Week! We’re sharing our favorite cookware sets, accessories, and kitchen appliances, plus intel on how to care for all of it, the best recipes to make with every piece, and exclusive...

Does Bottega Del Rame - Mazzetti - make a traditional Sauté Pan?

by Neo1 9 months ago

The title pretty much describes the question, but I have few others. First, if anyone is familiar with Mazzetti, do they make traditional saute? I perused the site and could not find anything d...


Skillet: Mauviel M250 vs Demeyere vs AllClad

by noff 3 days ago

Hello Chowhound experts and experienced cooks, I'm a home cook so I do not work in a professional environment but I would like to have the best equipment because cooking is my favorite hobby. ...


Ideas for Storing/Hanging Pots & Pans in Small Apt

by manolotraveler 6 days ago

Hey everyone - I'm moving in a few weeks and wanted to get some ideas for how to store my collection of copper and carbon steel pans. Also thought it'd be fun to gather pictures of peoples' collec...

The Great Copper Cookware Gallery on Chowhound

by SognSpatula 5 months ago

It was recently mentioned in another thread that we should have a central gallery for copper cookware since so little real info is available online. This is that thread. So post up your copper ...

Am I ruining my copper pots?

by wallsoflight 11 days ago

Hi copper pot owners- I am wondering if my gas stove is damaging my new Mauviel copper pots (m250c set). The patina on the bottom was drastic from the very first use. When I see pictures of the ...

Dutch ovens/cocottes/casserole pots: Staub, Copco, or Falk?

by GL003 10 months ago

I've been reading around a lot about LC vs Staub, etc., but one question I'm curious about is that when it comes to dutch ovens/cocottes/casserole pots, which one of the following three is the most...

Retinning Copper Cookware - Do It Yourself

by alarash 7 years ago

Among my unnecessarily-large-for-a-family-of-three batterie de cuisine, there are a half-dozen french copper pots that need re-tinning. Here in town, there's nobody who offers hand-wiped retinning....

New! FALK COPPER Induction Cookware

by alexrander 7 months ago

That’s right, and it’s their 2.5 mm copper pans with an induction bottom that extends to the edge and a centimeter up the side. “The latest iteration of the Falk Copper Pot has come as a resul...

3qt Saucepans

by justin89k 20 days ago

How do you feel about them? What do you cook in them? I've noticed many 3qt saucepans do not have helper handles. This strikes me as strange. I imagine them to be heavy when full. Do you have a ...

Which saucepan?

by cameronreddy 1 year ago

Here are 4 alternatives for copper 16 cm pans. Since you guys got me pretty clear on a saucier, thought I’d run this by you. Here are pics. Prices, delivered, are: Falk 2.5 bimetal $150 with lid...

Cutlery and More Mauviel M'heritage 250C 9 piece set

by hmb1030 1 month ago

I purchase a M'heritage 250C 9 piece set from Cutlery and More 3 weeks ago during a sale. This set is exclusive to CnM I think and advertised as 2.5 mm of copper. When I opened the set, I noticed t...

Nickel Pans, Nickel plating, Nickel linings

by alexrander 23 days ago

Nickel is a good thermal conductor, better than tin and much harder. Many old cast iron pans were plated with nickel to prevent rust, and many people confuse it with chrome when it’s highly polishe...

Need help learning about my copper pans

by susysu 2 years ago

I've searched through so many of the copper pan posts here in search of some information on these copper pans. I bought them at an estate sale and cleaned them up, it was surprising to me that they...

Bottega del Rame - Copper Saucepan High Thickness

by Iluvcooking 1 year ago

Looking for thoughts and input on this 3mm, tinned, 2.5 qt saucepan compared to other high quality options out there: Falk, Mauviel, Bourgeat, etc. I like the idea of it being handmade by a master...

Copper: Tin lining vs Stainless steel lining. Falk vs Mazzetti. Which is better?

by Tektrex 1 year ago

Ok so after much research both here and elsewhere I've pretty much learnt all there is to know about copper cookware and thus am fairly informed of the various quirks owning such a piece might enta...

Copper Core from Falk

by FlamBay 2 months ago

I was on youtube this morning trying to learn about seasoning stainless. Does anyone here do that? Either way, I stumbled on (or was ad targeted for) a Falk video. I recall seeing some con...

Cleaning up a pan with brass handles?

by Inox 2 months ago

A big hey to all the fellow ookware enthusiasts out there! I just today bought a pan at a thrift store i'm almost sure is the same as the one in the page linked. If that's the case these handles ar...

White crust / coating on tin?

by manolotraveler 2 months ago

Hi all - I recently picked up a nice old Barth & Son copper saute pan, and I'm trying to decide if it needs retinning or not. There's a dull, white layer over the tin and I'm not sure if it's some...

When *not* to use copper?

by fallenguru 7 months ago

In the last couple of weeks I've spent a lot of time researching cookware, because I have (the luxury of being able) to start more or less from scratch, and I want to get it right. My conclusion s...

Copper Rondeau

by FlamBay 3 months ago

So I have been thinking about breaking down and getting a nice piece of copper. I settled on the Rondeau because I could use it stove top or in the oven. I have a friend who is a big Falk fan so...