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...

Bourgeat copper frying pan

by mikimauz 1 day ago

I found a fairly cheap 28cm Bourgeat frying pan for sale, but I can't identify it. I'd like to know if it is 2.5mm but the seller is unhelpful, even arrogant. She says she doesn't have a scale, but...


Fissler Pure Profi is now Fissler Original Profi

by am47 5 days ago

I'm not sure there's much more to say, apart from pointing out that there appears to be a fundamental change to the bases of the pans, as well. Specifically, they now appear to be chamfered alo...

Any Cross Reference Between Kitchenaid Model Numbers and Part Numbers on Pots?

by westes 3 hours ago

Kitchenaid gives their stainless pots a model number that they stamp on the box and put into price lists. Unfortunately, the pot itself has a totally different number stamped on the bottom. Is t...


Sur La Table Private Label

by kaleokahu 2 days ago

This just in: https://www.retaildive.com/news/sur-la-table-launches-private-label-cookware-collection/617143/ 5-ply, clad, ECI and ceramic nonstick! Really pushing the envelope. Bonus for ID'...


Where can I find the weight of All-Clad pans?

by mkqq 1 day ago

I can't seem to find a reliable source that has the weight of the All-Clad pans. I'm particularly interested in the skillets/frypans, and saute pans. They don't list it on their website unlike s...

Why I still use Non Stick pans and feel OK about it....I know this is a sensitive topic

by CHSeifert 4 months ago

I perfectly understand the desire to put less strain on the environment by using pans, that will last a lifetime instead of non stick pans, that you WILL have to throw out at some stage. I also...

New Santoku Knife

by olunia 2 months ago

Hello Everyone, Looking at purchasing a new Santoku kitchen knife and really like the Wüsthof knives and most of the knives that I own are from the Classic line. I'm ready to upgrade and am l...


Anyone from New Zealand here by any chance?

by mkqq 6 days ago

I'm wondering where to buy good quality stainless cookware in New Zealand for reasonable prices? Brands like Demeyere & AllClad cost more than double of European/American prices, I guess because of...

Fall and Winter Sales, Specials

by drrayeye 4 months ago

Here ae some opportunities to get us started: All Clad VIP seconds sale is going on right now. Looks interesting--but no spexcial bargains I noticed. Zwilling/Hencles has a Fall sale for Staub, ...

The origin of Zwilling cookware?

by CHSeifert 16 days ago

Anyone know what lines of Zwilling cookware is originally made by Demeyere? I personally suspect both the Prime and Pro line is made in Belgium by Demeyere, but I can’t say it for sure. I he...

GreenPan Paris Ceramic Nonstick Skillets

by olunia 1 month ago

Has anyone tried the GreenPan Paris Ceramic Nonstick skillet? I read the Food and Wine article (linked below) and am turning to CH to find out if the skillets are worth the hype. https://www.fo...

Budget SS Frying Pan options in Europe

by Shilelis 13 days ago

Hello everyone, I need some advice regarding Stainless steel frying pans. It will be used on an induction stove. I see a lot of recommendations of frying pans but most of them are for US market,...

Is MISEN Good or GREAT Cookware

by dcrb 14 days ago

Being bored and prowling the internet I came across an ad in a newspaper. Is anyone here familiar with Misen? Thoughts?

Hazan’s Ragu (Bolognese)—What cookware?

by Iluvcooking 3 years ago

She recommends using earthenware, ECI, or heavy bottomed pots. I don’t own any stove-safe earthenware. I could have used my ECI, but I just got my new m250 24cm sauté pan, so it is an excuse to...

Why does this inexpensive IKEA Stainless Pan not develop fond?

by mkqq 27 days ago

Hello all, I have this inexpensive (30 EUR) 28cm stainless steel Saute Pan (or Rondeau) from IKEA. It is fairly light weight with a disc bottom. https://www.ikea.com/nl/nl/p/ikea-365-hapjespa...

Glass or Stainless Covers for Traditional Electric Stove Heating Coil?

by westes 24 days ago

The traditional electric stove heating element is a coil shape, and this can scratch a stainless pot, usually when the cook slides the pot over the coil's surface. Does anyone make a permanent g...

Would you pay $1000 for 1 piece of cookware?

by ceasar2k6 29 days ago

Assuming that it does everything you want/need and made out of perfect material to your exact requirements. I am not talking about a bespoke piece, but more a specific product in a size or color or...

Anolon X Nonstick

by Angelus2013 10 months ago

Looks like Anolon is getting into the Hexclad/BlackCube sort of design.

The Great Nanobond Question

by kaleokahu 1 year ago

So on another unrelated thread, the issues of the relative weights and thicknesses of Hestan's two triply clad offerings, Nanobond and Thermoclad came up. When both lines were new, I concluded tha...

Why is enamel cast iron marketed as "non-stick"?

by mkqq 1 month ago

I don't understand why some manufacturers/websites say that enamelled cast iron is "non-stick", because to my understanding it is clearly not non-stick? I never have trouble with sticking with m...