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How to Make Any Burnt Pan Look Brand-New

The best way to clean a burnt pan depends on a few factors, including what it's made from and what's burned on. But these tips will help you clean burnt food off of most all your pots and pans. Whether...

What's your ideal cookware lineup?

by mighty_mouse 1 day ago

I need to replace my entire set of cookware. I thought I had settled on the Demeyere Atlantis series, but with so many pans out of stock, I'm open to mixing and matching to make my own ideal set. I...

Help ID the lining of these copper pans

by evankender 11 days ago

I was looking at these pans but I needed some help figuring out what the lining material is. The scratches make me think stainless but I'm not sure, any help would be appreciated.

Palm Restaurant Cookware

by Chemicalkinetics 11 years ago

I am sure many of you have these the Palm kitchen goods (from towels to pepper mills) at Home Goods. I don't see them anywhere else, yet they are abundant in Home Goods. It got me thinking. Does...

Buying new cookware - help with my shortlist

by shoshin 4 months ago

My cheap department store cookware is falling apart, and it’s time to get some quality equipment. I usually cook for two, on a gas range, but sometimes we have guests, so I need to keep some option...

Burned a Demeyere Atlantis Saucepan... Any Way to Clean?

by westes 6 months ago

Unfortunately, I allowed a Demeyere Atlantis saucepan to dry out on a heated place. There is only a slight burn on the outside bottom of the pan, but the inside bottom has white blotching that I h...

2.5 mm copper with stainless handles -- what are my options?

by AFiller 6 months ago

Hi, I'm looking for a 2.3 (+0.2) mm copper pan with stainless handles (and stainless interior). Having looked at countless threads on Chowhound, I see that Falk satisfies this criterion quite nicel...

Summer 2020 Cookware Deals

by jankdc 10 months ago

Since it is officially summer, I thought to start a new thread. There are still active deals in the Spring 2020 thread.

Le Creuset Quality--Going Downhill?

by droolingdoggie 7 months ago

Hello: I bought a saute pan during the Le Creuset Factory-to-Table sale in mid-August, directly from the company's website. The outside of the pan looks fine, but there are plenty of needle-poi...

1.5 or 2 .0 quart copper pot as first copper pot?

by josemartinlopez 10 months ago

I'm thinking of buying my first casserole pot, a smaller one with one long handle. Probably used for sauces, reducing liquids and boiling eggs more than cooking soups or stews. I'm thinking of a 2 ...

Kitchenaid 7-Ply Stainless - OEM Demeyere Atlantis - Feedback

by westes 4 years ago

It appears that Kitchenaid did a deal with Demeyere in 2013 and licensed a version of the Demeyere Atlantis product line - very slightly altered - as the Kitchenaid 7-ply Stainless series. Has an...

Premium cookware prices increasing with the loss of small B&M stores or pandemic supply issues?

Sid Post
by Sid Post 9 months ago

I started shopping for a small saucier and noticed lines like Cuisinart 'clad' stainless being somewhere between 50% and 100% more expensive then what I paid about a year ago. All-Clad also seems ...

Welded Handles

by QueenMargaery 9 months ago

Is it normal for there to be a gap between a welded handle and the side-wall of a pot? I bought an expensive set, and a few pieces have a noticeable gap there (about 1 - 2 mm wide) instead of layi...

Spring 2020 Cookware Deals & Delights

by am47 12 months ago

Since it's been spring for at least a month now in the Northern Hemisphere, I thought it was high time another one of these threads was started. Never mind that March seemed to last an eternity – u...

Silver plating cookware

by ceasar2k6 9 months ago

I found a person who will nickel plate locally, but I didn't go through with it, so I don't know how that will look. But, I did find a very cool sauce pot that I'd like to get either nickel plated ...

Ideal thickness for a 18 cm copper pot?

by josemartinlopez 10 months ago

This is an offshoot of another thread. If you wanted to buy a 18 cm (7 in) (let's say 11 cm high or 4.4 in) copper sauce pot for small sauce and boiling jobs, what would be the ideal thickness for ...

Lagostina Accademia Lagofusion? Tell me more!

Sid Post
by Sid Post 10 months ago

First, I'm in the USA so the local country distributor doesn't seem to stock this line and Amazon UK shipping is pretty expensive so, it may be a while before I get a chance to see one in person or...

Cookware recommendations for registry

by ashbea 10 months ago

Hi, I'm an amateur, but looking for high-quality cookware that will last forever even with a lot of use! We cook almost every night in the same two frying pans (10in & 12in)- simple things (like a ...

Flat cookware that isn’t flat

by MartinG 11 months ago

Let’s see if I can explain this - in my second language... Most cookware are designed with a slightly convex bottom. When the pan is cold, the material that toutches the stove top is the outer s...

Advice needed on new cookware purchase

by noobiecook 11 months ago

Greetings chowhounders! I’m a new member to the forum and this is my first post. During the past couple of months I’ve been reacquainted to cooking, first out of necessity and lately have evolved i...

Fully clad stainless saucepans recommendations

by DonaldT123 11 months ago

Hi to everyone. Although I have some stainless lined copper saucepans (with cast iron handles), and don't get me wrong, they cook great, but I'm loath to used them for simple tasks like heating up ...