+

Skillets

Find great skillet recipes, advice on how to season and use your skillet, and suggestions on which brands to buy, all from the knowledgeable Chowhound community.

How to Clean Cast Iron

People rave about the benefits of their cast iron skillet: Oh, the heat retention! The stovetop and oven flexibility! The dietary iron! The nonstick surface (after seasoning)! But then there's the cleaning...
Layout:

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

v
by vanessa731 2 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...

1st SS set - need help choosing cookware

v
by vanessa731 4 months ago

Hi there! This is my 1st post on this site. I am looking for help finding the right cookware pieces or set. I recently got rid of my Circulon anodized nonstick as it started burning off fumes that ...

Belgique cookware

egbluesuede
by egbluesuede 11 years ago

Does anyone have any experiences to share with Belgique cookware from Macys? I got an 11" stainless steel skillet with the copper bottom and a small stainless sauce pan with the same copper on the...

Oil Pooling in Demeyere Proline Pan

j
by Jfekhkej 3 months ago

So I was in the market for a new 12" skillet and decided to get the All-clad d3 off amazon. However, after preheating the pan and adding oil, the oil would always pool like in the picture shown bel...

Kitchenaid 7-Ply Stainless - OEM Demeyere Atlantis - Feedback

w
by westes 2 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...

Should I season my new Le Creuset cast iron skillet and grill pan?

s
by sagestrat 12 years ago

I know I've always seasoned my regular cast iron pans, but should I also season my new Le Creuset cast iron skillet and grill pan? What do you recommend? I've read from others about sticking, so I ...

Nanobond 11" skillet user followup report

drrayeye
by drrayeye 5 months ago

Since Hestan introduced Nanobond about two years ago, I've been an enthusiastic follower, and ultimately, a purchaser and user. Here are some of my OP threads: https://www.chowhound.com/post/th...

Marquette Castings Cast Iron

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Cooking at a friend's house last weekend, I had a chance to try his new Marquette Castings cast iron skillet to stir-fry some greens. First, it's a gorgeous pan that comes with a glossy seasoning. ...

How old is my cast iron skillet?

f
by FScarrie 8 years ago

Got this 10 inch skillet at an antique store in Leavenworth, KS about 5 years ago. It was pretty rusty when I got it, but it has cleaned up nicely, although I'm still working on it. I've been dying...

Stovetop seasoning problems with carbon steel/CI, seasoning rubs off when cleaning with kitchen towel?

g
by GL003 6 months ago

I've been reading around a lot on Chowhound about how to season carbon steel (CS) frying pans as I recently got one from De Buyer's Carbone Plus line, but I suppose the same applies for users of ca...

Skillet, with ridged bottom : what do you use them for?

jword2001
by jword2001 11 years ago

I have been given a large well made skillet,I guess you would call it, but it is about 4" deep, and the bottom is not smooth, it has ridges, or a bunch of small rings if you will , what is the inte...

What to do with Saladmaster cookware?

ipsedixit
by ipsedixit 8 years ago

Yes, I know this thing is a total scam. But a very kind soul gave me a Saladmaster skillet (with a cover) for Xmas. What's the best way to put this to use? Paperweight? Interior decorat...

Magnalite

onefineleo
by onefineleo 12 years ago

I love mine......have loved them since 1973 when I got them as a gift. They have served me well for all of these many years. How come I don't hear much about them? What's the story with magnalite?

Propane Tilt Skillet in Northern Calif for rent?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Operation BBQ Relief (OBR) has deployed to Chico, CA to provide emergency food relief for evacuees and first responders a the Butte County Camp Fire. It has an immediate need for a propane-powered ...

New Cuisinart skillet, everything sticks. Help?

rockandroller1
by rockandroller1 11 years ago

Ok, I'm not an idiot about cooking in stainless. We got rid of our non-stick pans 2 years ago and have been living pretty happily with only a small stainless omelette pan, a large cast iron and a ...

11" vs 12.6" Proline Skillet

l
by loves2cook82 1 year ago

Hey all, per my previous posts on rp17's thread, I have decided to just get a 2qt 5plus saucepan for the time being. I think it will be a great all-around piece for rice, pasta, veggies, etc, and ...

Demeyere Plancha - 5 ply vs 7 ply - Zwilling Sale

c
by CanadianCuisine 1 year ago

Hello, I've read many enthusiastic reviews of the Demeyere Plancha, specifically the 7 ply one that was cleared out last year. It's no longer available anywhere at a decent price, as far as I c...

Hestan Nanobond 11" (28 cm.) skillet impressions--part 2

drrayeye
by drrayeye 12 months ago

Please refer to Hestan Nanobond 11" (28 cm.) skillet impressions for an overview of my project: https://www.chowhound.com/post/hestan-nanobond-11-28-cm-skillet-impressions-1073898 Before I purch...

Demeyere Proline 32 cm (12.6") lid options

j
by JohnLearnsToCook 1 year ago

I recently bought a Demeyere Proline 32cm skillet. Overall the pan is great, but the Demeyere 32 glass lid that came with it has a less than great fit. Yes, it fits on it, but it feels like the s...

Hestan Nanobond 11" (28 cm.) skillet impressions

drrayeye
by drrayeye 12 months ago

I've been hoping to purchase an 11" skillet/fry pan for two years--filling one of the few remaining holes in my cookware batterie. An 11" would be one size larger than my two 10" All Clad d5's, ...