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Kitchen Torch

What Is the Difference Between Crème Brûlée and Flan?

Silky smooth, sweet, rich custards are a sensual way to end a nice meal without being too heavy. Dessert custards all share something in common: a glossy, silken texture and lavish flavor. The difference...
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Butane for Iwatani torch (San Diego)

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by Zute 1 year ago

Just curious if anyone knows of where I can buy butane that'll work with my new Iwatani torch? Amazon won't ship it here. CA laws, I guess. I'm in San Diego. Thanks!

Do Electric Caramelizing Irons Exist in the US?

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by annagram14 1 year ago

I know a French pastry chef who has one and it's amazing for pastries that need to be caramelized on top. They're so much more consistent than a torch and plug into the wall so the heat stays stead...

Bernzomatic TS8000 Cylinders question

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by Foodie564 2 years ago

Hey, im going to get a new culinary torch, and was hoping to get the TS8000. But im europe based. So does anyone know if these cylinders are standardized in europe? or if can get gas cylinders tha...

Restaurant owners backtracking

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by Gastronomos 2 years ago

This is one side of a story found on the interwebz: "I would like to address the post about Jamis Kitchen and the Fishermans Platter that was served under par Thursday evening . I appreciate any...

Oven or kitchen torch for Baked Alaska?

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by fargleberg 7 years ago

I'm making my first baked alaska for a dinner party on Saturday (planning on assembling it on Friday, including meringue, keeping it in the freezer overnight, and then just browning it on Saturday ...

Does the type of fuel used in a torch affect taste?

Eric_Cartman
by Eric_Cartman 8 years ago

My torch was packaged with MAPP fuel. But it takes Propane fuel as well. I want to brown the top of a meringue but was unsure if MAPP was suitable. I also plan to use it for prime rib roast.

searching for kitchen torch

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by GeeWillikers 5 years ago

I have arthritis I both hands and can not light the child proof torches. Ive been using a Bernzomatic from the local hardware store. Does anyone know if there is a brand that doesn't have the "s...

Using a kitchen torch to roast poblanos?

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by ratgirlagogo 9 years ago

I love poblanos and similar chiles, but I don't love the time it takes to char them on the stovetop burner. Plus, it's so difficult to actually char the concave sections of the pepper. I've tried r...

Using a kitchen torch to sear the edges of meat while cooking?

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by zakappel 5 years ago

http://www.seriouseats.com/2011/03/the-food-lab-more-tips-for-perfect-steaks.html Part way down this article, they talk about holding a steak with tongs, and searing the edges. I did this the ot...

kitchen torch- uses besides creme brulee?

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by The Pie Queen 18 years ago

Hi all, I received an awesome kitchen mini-blowtorch thing for Christmas this year. I'm thrilled as it combines two of my favorite things- cooking, and FIRE! I know they're used to carmelize the ...

Best mini torch for brulee, etc.

The Librarian
by The Librarian 6 years ago

I'd like to buy a mini blow torch to make creme brulee, etc. Which ones are recommended? I'd like it to be simple and under $50. The Bonjour Chef's Torch gets rave reviews, at least on Amazon, but ...

can i use kitchen torch on staub Ceramic products ?

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by alv1112002 7 years ago

I just bought my new Staub Ceramic Mini-Cocottes and it says "do not use direct fire on this product" so i just wondering that can i use kitchen torch on this if i want make a cream burlee or u...

Kitchen Torches, Do You Have One, And Do You Love It?

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by Caroline1 7 years ago

I love mine more and more every time I find new use for it. I originally bought it to char sous vide steaks, and yeah, okay, for creme brulee, and crispy bananas too. But I have found it is sooo...

Kitchen Torch Recommendations, Please

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by ninrn 7 years ago

Hi, My 16-year-old niece has made "perfecting creme brulee" a goal for the new year, so I thought I'd put together a sort of a kit for her birthday. I want to get her a culinary torch, but don...

Where to buy a Kitchen Torch?

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by jamesm 12 years ago

Anyone know of where I could buy a mini-torch for Brulees in the Queen West neighbourhood? I've tried some smaller hardware stores and had no luck. Thanks in advance,

I got a creme brulee torch for Christmas! Now where in LA can I buy FOOD GRADE butane?

Mr Taster
by Mr Taster 10 years ago

There's a difference between the butane meant for heating burners/filling cigarette lighters and the kind of fuel whose flame is meant to come into direct contact with food. Surfas has it ($2.45...

Creme Brulee torch question

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by anakalia 10 years ago

Hi all, I'm moving back to the US after a year in France, and I'm wondering what I should do with my creme brulee service I bought here. I actually never used it -- I never had time to go buy the ...

Question about kitchen torch

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by ewlung 10 years ago

Hi, I plan to buy kitchen torch ... mainly for experiment with food :) For example, I want to try to brown meat using it ... So, after some research I found that for the above I should bu...

Advice on kitchen torch - moved from Home Cooking board

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by Joyfull 10 years ago

Hello Would like to know if any of you have this micro torch and what your opinion might be if if you do? From the latest Lee Valley Xmas catalog. http://www.leevalley.com/wood/page.aspx?...

Creme Brulee Torches

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by vf 13 years ago

Now this may be a silly question...I'm looking to buy a creme brulee torch. There is a big difference in prices, but I can't imagine how different they all could be. (I've never used one before)....