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Thanks for joining us for Cookware Week! In case you missed it, we shared our favorite cookware sets, accessories, and kitchen appliances, plus intel on how to care for all of it, the best recipes to...

Buying advice SS saute pan ( 28cm / 11 inch )

by VanquishNL 9 days ago

Hi all, I live in the Netherlands (sorry for my English) and I'm looking for a new sautepan, I currently use the Sola 'hapjespan' 28cm / 11'' with high walls: Sola sautepan ( https://sola.nl/pr...

nickel-lined copper pans

by anmara 7 years ago

I bought 6 lidded Baumlin copper pans made in France at an estate sale. Five had never been used (still had protective resin on them) at all. Baumlin tags state that they're lined with nickel. Are...


Heat tint from burner on copper pan

by coppernew101 6 days ago

Just started cooking with copper. Got a 34cm, 3mm, tin lined hammered two handle pan from Bottega del Rame. Made pancakes and sauted some onions. I have 2 concerns. First is I have burner heat tin...

Copper pot users: Do you tap your utensils on the rim?

by Meat_Tyrant 11 days ago

I need to know if this is a habit I need to break before I damage my new pot. 15 years of cast iron usage has left me with some deeply ingrained muscle patterns!

A new entrant in induction compatible stainless lined copper cookware

by DonaldT123 14 days ago

Hi all, As a few people have made inquiries about the best induction compatible cookware, I'd like to mention a new entrant into this field, Atelier Du Cuivre. Previously only Prima Matera owned...

Nickel (re)plating cookware

by ceasar2k6 10 days ago

I was wondering if anyone does nickel plating these days. My friends' parents have 2 old french copper pots and I was thinking of buying them, but I don't want to do tin plating as it's too soft an...

White elephant copper pots

by boushra 15 days ago

Hi I have two vintage copper pans and don’t have any idea what century they are or if they are worth anything. The brand on one of them is white elephant. But can’t seem to find much about this...

Kirkland Signature 5 Ply Copper Core

by KPisupati 10 years ago

Has anyone purchased this set or are using it? I can't afford All Clad and this seems like a great deal. Anyone? Here is the link any pros/cons would be great http://www.costco.com/Browse/Produ...

Copper Bottom Size

by Meat_Tyrant 17 days ago

I'm looking to buy my first copper pot, and I have no idea how wide I can reasonably go. My stove is an electric glass top with 9" burners. I have a 12" cast iron dutch which is a nice comfortable...

Handles on Matfer Bourgeat copper pans

by DonaldT123 1 year ago

I wanted to ask those members who own and use Matfer Bourgeat copper pans, how they like their handles? While I've been happy overall with the performance of my Atelier De Cuivre copper pans, their...

Picking a new stockpot

by SognSpatula 1 month ago

I need your help selecting a new stockpot. Here's the long story: Last night I was simmering a gallon of milk to make pannier in my ten or fifteen year old nonstick aluminum TFal stockpot w...

Buying cookware: if you had to do it all over again...?

by damiano 2 years ago

What would you have done differently? Please share here how you would build up a new cookware collection using the wisdom you have now. Mention whatever you'd buy again if you had to, be it...

Fry Pan/Skillet: Copper or Carbon Steel

by 7nkWAR9lAPnmzKRlhYAD 1 month ago

I am torn between a Falk classic line copper fry pan (2.3mm Copper) and De Buyer's Mineral B Pro carbon steel skillet (3mm carbon steel). USE CASE: General fry pan tasks. Eggs, steak, browning v...

Pot Wobble/Play

by Augustinoh 1 month ago

Hi all, I just bought two new copper pots and both of them seem to exhibit 1-1.5mm of play or wobble: i.e. it very slightly rocks back and forth along a particular axis. It doesn't arise to the ...

Sauce Pot: 18cm/2.1qt vs 20cm/2.9qt

by 7nkWAR9lAPnmzKRlhYAD 2 months ago

I'm considering purchasing a Falk copper sauce pot in the classic range but am having trouble deciding between the following two sizes: 1) 18cm/2.1qt (18.9 cm (7.4 in) W, 8.7 cm (3.4 in) H) 2) ...

Copper pan in oven

by bloodboy 2 months ago

I saw this thread here about Mauviel's cast iron handles: https://www.chowhound.com/post/mauviel-cast-iron-handles-1048735 No-one specifically mentioned if it was ok to actually season the hand...

28cm frying pan upgrade questions

by dsk321 2 months ago

I've been using the all-clad d5 skillet set for a couple years now, mostly without fuss, but recently swapped the 9 inch out for my somewhat neglected demeyere proline. I'm on the fence about upgra...

Collection / Batterie Update

by Iluvcooking 2 months ago

Hi all! It has been a little while so I thought I might update the collection and give some thoughts. I am very happy with the pieces I have and they have been serving me well for the last couple...

Stockpot vs "Dutch Oven" and Long Handle vs Short Handles

by 7nkWAR9lAPnmzKRlhYAD 2 months ago

Hi All, I'm considering buying Falk's classic line of copper (with cast iron handles) and I've generally settled on the following three categories of pieces, but having trouble making my decisio...

House Copper and Cookware

by VFish 2 months ago

Stumbled upon this copper cookware maker of a few items made in the U.S.A. via a video I came across. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUfSUYwAS7k Their 12" skillet is 3 mm, seems pretty price...