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...

Fry pan or sauté pan for steak and pasta?

by curiouspeter 36 minutes ago

If I can only get one for a small kitchen, which one should I pick? Currently, I use a cast-iron pan for searing steaks and a 12-inch rondeau for saucing pasta. For this new kitchen, I want to h...

Skillet recommendation

by bsugarcream 11 days ago

I need a couple of 10 and 12 inch (around that size) skillets/saute pans to add to my cookware. I have been cooking for 40+ years so I've worked with many types of cookware. I would prefer stainles...

How Important Are Your Eggs?

by kaleokahu 8 months ago

Lest there was any doubt that PFAS, one of the "forever chemicals", is dangerous, consider this Danish study linking high PFAS blood levels with severe Covid 19 symptoms and outcomes.

Some more Mauviel M’cook pans - first thoughts

by MartinG 2 months ago

Today I recieved two more M’cook pans, a 24 cm saucier and a 24 cm frying pan. I already have a 26 cm frying pan which I really like to use. The only downside is that the angle of the handle is...


Copper skillet wanted; Dehillerin or ...

Sid Post
by Sid Post 6 days ago

I want to give a copper skillet a whirl. I want what is commonly a 10" Lodge cast iron skillet size as a minimum but, really want more of a ~12" skillet. Think two large hamburger patties or at l...

Your three "forever" pans

by Angelus2013 3 years ago

So you find yourself down-sizing to just three cookware pieces that you'll use for the rest of your life. What would be the three you'll use? This question does not include lids or electronic cookw...

Your Best Thrift/Estate/Yard Find?

by kaleokahu 10 days ago

Prompted by tcamp, the joys of stealing a great piece of cookware at junk store prices is had to beat. For me, it's like finding that long-lost Whistler painting. So what was it? Aloha, Kaleo

Mauviel Copper with cast iron handles [Split from Falk Copper Cookware sale thread]

by alexrander 2 months ago

On a somewhat similar note, I just found out that Mauviel has started to make real cast iron handles again. At least for the time being Williams Sonoma here in the USA is introducing them on a new ...

Mauviel Handle defective

by bulldogbreed45 14 days ago

Not happy. First purchase of a copper pan for my wife. Supposed to be a brand new Mauviel 250 frying pan. Pan shows up on time but the handles look like they have rust on them. Emailed customer ser...

What appliances, cookware, and tools do you love to use?

by drrayeye 13 days ago

Unlike commercial facilities, home kitchens can be personal as well as practical. Here are some things I love in mine: Small appliances: Vollrath mirage portable induction unit with elabor...

Garage sale Revereware skillets

by Nyleve 15 days ago

So I picked up 3 skillets at a garage sale yesterday for $5. Very heavy copper bottom Revereware - two 12-inch with glass lids and one 10 inch without a lid. I haven’t been able to find anything li...

All Clad Copper Core Chef's Pan?

by newbiecook77 1 month ago

Hi, I have a question on my new addition of All Clad copper core Chef's Pan, which is returnable (It looks like a larger saucier or a wok). It's 12 inch diameter, 4 qt, priced at around $300 on ama...

Ballarini carbon steel frying pans?

by CHSeifert 25 days ago

Anyone tried these carbon steel pans from Ballirini? How thick are they? They’re rivetless. Cheers, Claus

All-Clad Graphite Core

by melajoh 3 months ago

Anyone have any experience with the new All-Clad Graphite Core? Just wondering if it's a breakthrough or gimmicky. Thx.

Your favorite performing induction cookware? (I'm new to induction, not new to cooking)

by graymatter 1 month ago

I just finished a remodel and went induction. I'm starting over and want to get some "buy it for life" cookware, if possible. I've been pouring through some past discussions on here and scouring th...

Induction coil size and sensor size interaction

by graymatter 1 month ago

I am looking into various cookware for my new induction cooktop (have a separate thread for that), but the decision on sizing for various pots and pans should be determined by the coil size. The pr...

Unusual photo for promo "affiliate" piece

by am47 1 month ago

So, I happened to be reading sfgate.com the other day, catching up on news from my hometown of San Francisco, when a photo on their homepage caught my attention. Specifically, it was a link to an "...

Recommendations for stainless steel 9inch frying pan and saucepans

by ChristineBlue 1 month ago

Hi! I’m new here and have been reading a lot of old threads to learn as much as possible on cookware options as I upgrade. I’d really appreciate your help as I decide on a smaller frying pan and sa...

How to get stuck on food out of silver lined copper?

by Curlyjeepgirl 1 month ago

Oh well. I christened my new Soy Turkiye silver lined pan and am afraid the eggs stuck. Now i can't get it off. I tried heating the pan with a little water and oil and used a wooden spoon to get it...