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Copper

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What is sign of a good tin job?

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by mobiledynamics 5 months ago

Blame it on my phone actively listening in the background......this showed up on my You Tube feed . And I only referenced noob-tin in my BBC score post just the other day. Anyhow, I know the YT...

Is This Copperware Worthwhile?

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by therealdoctorlew 5 months ago

An estate sale near me includes a half dozen copper pots and pans. Because of the virus, there is no in person inspection. The items at the sale are sold more like an online auction from the pict...

Cost, search for the right Rondeau and other musings

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by ceasar2k6 6 months ago

This post maybe a bit jumpy in topics, but I wanted to share my journey in the last month. Much of it was reading and research, other part was guessing, doubting, and asking questions. I hoped t...

Kirkland Signature 5 Ply Copper Core

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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...

What are your favourite things to cook in copper cookware?

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by coppernew101 6 months ago

I am pretty new to copper and have been wondering what every one's favourite things to cook in copper is. Hope this will be a helpful thread for copper enthusiasts for ideas to try in their copper ...

Mazzetti / Bottega del Rame Copper thickness q.

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by ceasar2k6 6 months ago

I specifically want to ask those who have their 2.5mm or 3mm models to measure the thickness in a few areas. Since it's hammered, it would be not exactly 3mm thick, so I am curious to see what thic...

Preserves in copper jam pot timings

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by coppernew101 6 months ago

Anyone on here who makes jams/preserves in a copper jam pot? If so could you give the process you follow? I got a jam pot for my anniversary and have never made preserve before! I have read on a...

Best spatula for tin lining of copper pans?

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by josemartinlopez 7 months ago

Hoping this isn't a stupid question but what is the best brand of silicone spatula for tin lining of copper pans? What are other utensils that are helpful for tin, and any other tips? I'm wonder...

Do you season tin lined copper cookware?

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by josemartinlopez 7 months ago

Stupid question, but does it help to season tin lined copper cookware? For example, if I have a tiny tin lined copper skillet used solely for eggs, is it helpful to cook a couple of sausages or bac...

Silver plating cookware

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by ceasar2k6 7 months ago

I found a person who will nickel plate locally, but I didn't go through with it, so I don't know how that will look. But, I did find a very cool sauce pot that I'd like to get either nickel plated ...

Cooking in silver vs tin coated copper? Silver cooking tips?

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by coppernew101 7 months ago

What have your experiences been cooking in silver vs tin in terms of stickiness?I have read that silver is comparable to SS in how it easy it is to cook on. If you cook in silver do you have any t...

What size skillet for high heat to buy to complement a copper skillet collection?

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by josemartinlopez 7 months ago

So I bought new tin lined 2.0 mm copper skillets in 16 (6.3 in), 22 (8.7 in), 26 (10.2 in) and 34 cm (13.4 in). The thinking was to get pans that heat up fast for light pan frys and sautes. The thi...

Can copper cookware get what look like water spots?

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by josemartinlopez 7 months ago

Can copper cookware get what look like water spots? How do you remove these, polish with ketchup?

Tips for first use of copper cookware

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by josemartinlopez 7 months ago

I'd like to thank everyone who has put up with my questions so far. It has finally dawned on me that several boxes containing almost 40 kg of copper pots and pans will be arriving at my doorstep an...

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

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by VanquishNL 8 months 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...

2.5 mm versus 2.0 mm copper cookware - what is the quality difference?

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by josemartinlopez 7 months ago

I've seen posts about the Mauviel 150 and 250 (1.5 and 2.5 mm) lines, and how older Mauviel lines for actual cooking began at 2.0 mm (with thinner pans made mainly for presentation, not cooking). I...

Ideal thickness for a 18 cm copper pot?

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by josemartinlopez 7 months ago

This is an offshoot of another thread. If you wanted to buy a 18 cm (7 in) (let's say 11 cm high or 4.4 in) copper sauce pot for small sauce and boiling jobs, what would be the ideal thickness for ...

What do you think about this tin lined copper sauté?

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by MartinG 7 months ago

I’m about to buy this 24 cm tinned copper sauté from an internet second hand in Sweden. Made in France. No brand stamp. Some kind of hammered exterior surface. This is the pictures I can see on ...

Can you pan grill fish with no oil on a tin lined copper skillet?

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by josemartinlopez 7 months ago

One of my favorite quick things to cook is to simply take nothing but a very fresh fillet cut of fish and put it on a skillet skin down on low heat for about ten minutes. The natural oil inside the...

Can you cook a chicken breast with no oil on a tin lined copper skillet?

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by josemartinlopez 7 months ago

One of the simplest things I like to do cooking at home is to defrost a single chicken breast and just throw it onto a pre-heated stainless steel skillet with no oil. If the skillet is hot enough w...