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Responsive cookware and related techniques

by valveeta300b 19 days ago

For those who haven’t been around all the cool kids have been reading this thread. https://www.chowhound.com/post/performing-cookware-induction-1086816 To keep it short the thread focuses on findi...

1-2 quart saucier recommendations

by imanewbie 4 years ago

Looking to get a 2 quart saucier. I'll mostly be using it as a saucepan (pasta/oatmeal) and saucier when I make sweet reduction sauces for when I bake. Was planning on getting the 2 quart LC on...

Palm Restaurant Cookware

by Chemicalkinetics 9 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...

‘Batterie’ fully charged

by valveeta300b 22 days ago

A month ago I reread Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential and came back to this site with a mission to buy up some affordable badass commercial cookware. I knew I was looking at Paderno and John...

PLY saucepans - your pick?

by CHSeifert 25 days ago

Hey Chowhound, I’m eyeing a deal on a set of straight sided 3 PLY saucepans with a pouring lip (16cm, 18cm & 20cm) for my wife as a Christmas present. We cook on gas. She’ll need them fo...

Fissler saucepan - Purchased by not sure to return?

by Chasingmytail 2 months ago

I ordered a Fissler Lubeck 20cm pan with glass lid £90. I chose a glass lid as I like to see plus the satin steel (not wanting shiny). Following on from the recommendations for Fissler are these ...

Old/vintage Le Creuset on glass top hob?

by emmad 2 months ago

I've been looking for some second hand cookware on ebay, and have seen an old Le Creuset saucepan that is in good condition. But, since the bottom isn't also enameled on the older versions, I'm won...

New! FALK COPPER Induction Cookware

by alexrander 9 months ago

That’s right, and it’s their 2.5 mm copper pans with an induction bottom that extends to the edge and a centimeter up the side. “The latest iteration of the Falk Copper Pot has come as a resul...

3qt Saucepans

by justin89k 2 months ago

How do you feel about them? What do you cook in them? I've noticed many 3qt saucepans do not have helper handles. This strikes me as strange. I imagine them to be heavy when full. Do you have a ...

Which saucepan?

by cameronreddy 2 years ago

Here are 4 alternatives for copper 16 cm pans. Since you guys got me pretty clear on a saucier, thought I’d run this by you. Here are pics. Prices, delivered, are: Falk 2.5 bimetal $150 with lid...

Your three "forever" pans

by Angelus2013 2 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...

Bottega del Rame - Copper Saucepan High Thickness

by Iluvcooking 1 year ago

Looking for thoughts and input on this 3mm, tinned, 2.5 qt saucepan compared to other high quality options out there: Falk, Mauviel, Bourgeat, etc. I like the idea of it being handmade by a master...

Cookware for Minimalists 2019 Down Under

by compuser 4 months ago

Hey, I have been lurking for a little while and having quite the internal conflict on what cookware to leap on. I would like to have a minimal amount of pots and pans and hopefully be able to ut...

Vintage Duncan Hines Cookware

by meatn3 8 years ago

It's too bad that packaged cake mixes are the primary association with the name Duncan Hines. He was an interesting fellow and quite the Chowhound! Towards the end of his life and writing career t...

Il Mulino cookware

by LThurm 11 months ago

I found a tea kettle by this brand and LOVE it. I have found a few stray pots at TJ Maxx but I cannot find much on the web. Their website only sells food. Looking for someone who may know where I c...

Le Creuset 3ply stainless steel

by shoplife2019 5 months ago

Anyone have any experience or opinion on this line of stainless steel pots and pans? I know LC is the giant in the Dutch oven game but how does their SS range fair? Is it worth it? I’m looking at ...

Homemade Meatballs: Bake or Fry/Brown in Saucepan. Which do you do?

by provreviews 7 years ago

I decided to scope out on Pinterest and also on allrecipes.com how many different recipes for homemade meatballs I could find. Well let’s just say that I found so many different variations and most...

Chef Christopher Lee's kitchen equipt for sale (Richmond Annex)

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by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

"Selling my restaurant equipment this Saturday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Good prices, large stock. Txt or DM for Richmond Annex street address. No shenanigans. CASH ONLY Hotel pans & perfs, lids; ...

Favorite curved sauce pan

by SognSpatula 7 months ago

I'm looking for a curved sauce pan in the 2.5 qt range. Do you have a favorite to recommend? I realize they're called all sorts of things, but the two I have my eye on are the Demeyere Conical ...

New pans arrived today - what to make 1st? New to SS - cooking/learning experiment?

by vanessa731 8 months ago

Hi everyone! F/u on my 1st post (link below) looking for my 1st SS pans. Finally decided on Cuisinart MCP. It was hard to make a decision due to variety of factors, most important one being the fac...