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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.

Is This Really a 'Perfect Pan'? Plus More of Chowhound's Most-Discussed Cookware

There are a lot of cookware brands to sort through these days and it’s hard to know where to begin. Chowhounds often take to the message boards to discuss the latest cookware innovation or to praise...
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Brandani Cast Iron Pan

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by Libranflight 2 years ago

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

28 cm vs 32 for clad fry pan

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by LeJazzHot 12 days ago

I have been wanting a stainless frypan for a while now, and one I have been watching is currently on a great sale. There is only $20 difference in price, so that's not really a factor. I prima...

Upgrading home cookware

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by Eelgem85 13 days ago

Hi Everyone! My husband and I recently closed on our first home. We are looking to invest in some high quality knives, pans & bakeware. Up until now I have either had hand me downs, or less exp...

Frying pans, sautes, what do the professional chefs use in restaurants?

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by SamVee 8 years ago

I am looking for a new love affair. I want something for frying a whole chicken or several burger patties. I'm done with non-stick. I've had Circulon and Calphalon and the non-stick is coming of...

Is this the best cookware for my needs?

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by cheesyonion 22 days ago

Hi I’m relatively new to cooking (and completely new to this site), and I’m looking for some advice on which cookware would best suit my needs. I know that cookware doesn’t maketh the cook, but ...

Do I need this Chef’s pan?

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by jc729 21 days ago

My wife and I spend a good deal of time in the kitchen, but until recently have been using old Calphalon cookware from nearly 20 years ago! As a Christmas gift to each other, we splurged on some...

New USA Cookware Company

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by dcrb 2 years ago

Found a new cookware company with 5 ply stainless steel as well as non-stick. Wondering if anyone has heard of this company and/or used any of their wares.

Cassadous - Are They Multi-Purpose?

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by Kate9299 22 days ago

My soon to be college graduate son's career will involve relocating to a new place every couple of years for the next 7-12 years. He likes to cook and he loves CI to cook in. The LC ECI Cassadou...

What's the deal with Silga Teknika?

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by loves2cook82 2 years ago

I was at HomeGoods yesterday and spotted this for $60. I don't know anything about Silga though, and the attached tag didn't give any information regarding the construction. I did a quick search ...

Tri-Ply Copper Cookware?

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by melajoh 1 month ago

I'm semi-seriously considering buying a nice, high-end copper skillet. Looking at M-B, Mauviel, Falk, etc. (Love the new Falk copper core, which I found out about here, but want that lovely copper ...

Where to splurge, where to save?

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by FoodMan88 1 month ago

Finishing a significant kitchen reno and we're treating ourselves to new cookware. I don't see any sets we like, so we're going a la carte. We've got some cast iron pans that have been in the famil...

Nonstick pans anyone?

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by fionasit 1 month ago

I generally detest non stick pans but I bought some and I'm wondering what people use for utensils. Do you use bamboo do you use nylon do you silicone? I've been actually using a fork so time is...

3.2 vs 2.5mm copper sauce pans

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by pazzo123 1 month ago

Is the higher price worth it or is it a diminishing return?

Starting Over - What To Buy?

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by susannyny 2 months ago

In the process of purchasing a second home and decided to start over in regards to cookware. Vast majority of my cooking is for two people. The ONLY pieces I have already purchased are (1) 4 Quar...

Frying pan sizes for sautéing vegetables for 2 persons?

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by CHSeifert 12 months ago

What size frying pans do you own for sautéing vegetables? I usually cook for 2 persons and rarely for more than that. I think 3 frying pans for sautéing should be enough to be able to sauté p...

Kitchenaid® 5-Ply Copper Core Stainless Steel

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by VFish 1 month ago

Has anyone seen or used this line? "The Kitchenaid 5-Ply Copper Core Stainless Steel Skillet perfectly blends beauty and utility for a superb cooking experience. Thermally efficient 5-ply de...

Scratched Falk interior

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by mjallday 2 months ago

I had a family member decide to grab my (prized) fall copper sauce pan and go at the interior with a metal spatula. Now the interior, which was previously flawless matte steel, has a bunch of u...

Cookware: Nickle-free?

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by gotitbad 2 months ago

My name is Shelly and new to this site. My husband suffered a major breakout after doctor implanted metal devices in leg, 3 of them. Hives proved highly allergic to "nickel" had to be removed. Loo...

Buying Paderno GG cheap from Amazon: worth it?

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by damiano 1 month ago

In the Cookware deals thread there are sometimes deals concerning Paderno Grand Gourmet, usually from one of the amazon sites in Europe. Some of the quoted prices seem ridiculously cheap. Take for ...

2 handle pan for cooktop and oven

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by starzzz 3 months ago

I wanted a large 12 inch 2 handle pan that I could for example sear steaks s and then finish in the oven. 2 that I have narrowed down to are Demeyere 12.6” stainless steel https://berondi.com...