Frying Pans

A good frying pan is essential for a cook. Get advice on which size and type to buy, plus discuss cooking techniques, care and storage, and more.

I Tried the Popular Pan That Claims It Can Replace 8 Kitchen Tools

The Always Pan has gained a cult following, promising to take the place of eight other kitchen tools. The popular pan is finally back in stock after a long stint on backorder so we put it through its...

What SS cookware has *not* warped for you on glass/smoothtop?

by Cadwr 11 days ago

Hi, I'm new here but not new to cooking as I've been married 20+ years. Most of my original wedding SS got tossed and I bought a lot of Le Creuset, an eclectic mix of SS skillets (whatever was at K...


Cast Iron or Enameled grill pan for fish

by starzzz 2 days ago

I caught an episode of Gino D’Acampo on YouTube where he grills a fish, similar to a Sardine, in what appears to be an cast iron enameled pan e.g Le Creuset/Staub or similar. The general consens...

Who makes the thickest carbon steel frying pans?

by CHSeifert 16 days ago

I already own a duo of De Buyer Mineral B Pro carbon steel frying pans for searing steaks. They are 3.2 mm thick (24 cm frying pan) and 3.5 mm thick (28 cm frying pan) I’m now looking to get the...


Thick Carbon Skillets--Ask and Thou Shalt Receive!

by kaleokahu 4 days ago

For Claus and others who quest after the thickest carbon steel skillets available at market, here is your answer: dartointernational.com. From 1/18 to 1/24, Darto is reprising their "mistaken" ...

Permanent seasoning on a stainless clad skillet?

by Hawashingtonian 9 days ago

So a couple weeks ago, I seared a steak in a stainless clad skillet, which ended with about 3 minutes of hard scrubbing with Barkeeper's Friend just to get the oil off the sidewalls. At that point ...

Nonstick for a vacation rental

by cleobeach 19 days ago

We have a property that will be going on the vacation rental market soon. The typical renter will be guys on a fly fishing trip and people visiting nearby family cabins. I need somewhat decent ...

Advise: Staub Chistera/Nike Braiser or Staub Hexagon/Honeycomb Braiser?

by KevPang 13 days ago

Hi Guys! I am looking to buy a 28cm Staub ECI Braiser, but I have realized that there are 2 version of Staub Braiser available for me to choose. 1) Staub Chistera/Nike Braiser 2) Staub Hexagon...

What’s your preferred searing pan?

by CHSeifert 17 days ago

I cook on gas and I own far too many pans. I still wonder what type of pans will give me the best sear on a steak and a large piece of meat. Of the pans I’ve owned and still own, the worst ...

Fall 2020 cookware deals

by CHSeifert 4 months ago

So what deals have you seen lately and are you planning on purchasing something special once the price is right ? I just got a good deal on a duo of Zwilling Pro 20cm/8” Chefs knife. One is a ...

How Important Are Your Eggs?

by kaleokahu 1 month ago

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I’m looking for a compendium of the different types of cookware - can you help me?

by CHSeifert 1 month ago

Hey all cookware enthusiasts, Am I the only one wondering, when a rondeau really is a rondeau, when a casserole is a casserole and not a rondeau and when a deep frying pan is still a frying pan ...

Brandani Cast Iron Pan

by Libranflight 3 years ago

Found at TJ Maxx, wondering if anyone has any input on use, performance and care. Thanks!

Falk Culinair Coppercore Vs Falk Signature/Mauviel 250 series

by KevPang 1 month ago

Hi guys, I am a ardent reader of Chowhound and I have seen various reviews. However, I like to seek some opinions from folks out here. I like to know if anyone has actually compared the Falk Cu...

Vintage Dow Metal Griddle

by baumgrenze 1 year ago

I am downsizing. I have a 10x17" Dow Metal griddle (lightweight Mg/Al alloy) griddle. In the past I vaguely remember reading that these are prized possessions. I no accessible information on t...

Weight of aluminum

by Angelus2013 1 month ago

I have two aluminum pans that weigh weirdly. I have a Cook's Essentials 9.5 inch hard anodized frying pan that's approximately 3.5mm thick and somehow it weighs the same as my All-Clad 10.2 inch ha...

Demeyere Plancha

by rararobb 3 months ago

It appears Zwilling is offering again the larger sized plancha. Specified as the 7 ply. I know it’s been popular in this space so I wanted to share in case anyone is interested. Marked as cleara...

Hestan Copperbond core thickness?

by gooster 2 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?

Le Creuset braiser or saute pan/skillet?

by spoonfuloflove 3 years ago

I have a Lodge 10" cast iron skillet and I absolutely love it and started thinking about getting an enameled cast iron for tomato sauces and de-glazing. ATK recommended Le Creuset 12" fry pan but I...

Mauviel lids without tiny handle

by AFiller 2 months ago

I'm looking for a lid for my 16 cm Mauviel M'250C2 saucepan, but all the lids that fit the pan (the M'250C, M'150C, and stainless) all seem to have really tiny handles -- so tiny that I don't think...

Demeyer Plancha - HELP

by dorys 2 months ago

I purchased the smaller 5ply from Berondi earlier this year and at the moment, I hate this pan. EVERYTHING sticks to it. I have use an inordinate amount of oil or butter for pancakes to not stick...