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Cast-iron skillet - inside walls are bumpy

by buzzy715 10 years ago

So I'm hoping someone can help with an ongoing issue I'm having with my cast-iron skillet. I have a 12" Lodge Logic skillet that is in absolutely beautiful condition, but my 6.5" skillet, which I t...

Your three "forever" pans

by Angelus2013 1 year 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...

SS Skillet- Demeyere, Mauviel, or...?

by loveyournoms 10 months ago

Hi all- I have the happy task of putting together our wedding registry & would like to have a very nice SS pan. Ideally we could use this pan (on our gas stove) for a variety of tasks- searing & pa...

Copper Skillets

by mobiledynamics 10 months ago

Many Clad Skillets on deck - Pair of Prolines in 12, 11. A trio of sizes in the I5. If I buy a copper skillet, where/when would I use this over the cladded skillets above.....yes, I'm looking f...

Scanpan sale at Sur la Table

by BostonBestEats 12 months ago

If you've ever wanted to try a Danish-made Scanpan non-stick skillet, which are not cheap, now is the time. They have come out with an improved coating ("Stratanium", presumably still based on t...

Question: using a carbon steel skillet for tamagoyaki?

by breakmeoffapieceofthat 12 months ago

I love tamagoyaki. I dislike how often I have to replace teflon pans. Unfortunately, most tamagoyaki pans are non-stick coated and don't last very long (and I'm not such a tamagoyaki enthusiast t...

Smaller sized frying pans - what are they good for?

by CHSeifert 2 years ago

I own a number of frying pans in different materials - PLY, Carbon Steel, ECI Cast Iron and Non Stick Aluminium. Yet the smallest pan is 26 cm, with an effective cooking area of 20 cm. I use that...

The Field Skillet Reviews?

by BobChow 2 years ago

I am looking at the Field Cast Iron Skillet by the Field Company as seen on Kickstarter. Does anyone have experience with this skillet or know of any reviews? Impartial information is hard to find.

The Copper Skillet Controversy

by betsy_VA 1 year ago

I was reading an old eGullet thread about copper cookware where Sigma made a dismissive (but compelling) remark about copper skillets: "If you look at the Dehillerin site you will see no skillet...

Cast iron/carbon steel skillet with aluminium/copper base

by rbt92 1 year ago

Hi folks, I'm in the process of buying a new skillet and came across an idea: cast iron and carbon steel can be seasoned to develop a non-stick finish. Nevertheless they perform poorly in terms ...

What's the deal with Silga Teknika?

by loves2cook82 1 year ago

I was at HomeGoods yesterday and spotted this for $60. I don't know anything about Silga though, and the attached tag didn't give any information regarding the construction. I did a quick search ...

Is a vintage Lodge cast iron skillet better than a new one??

by Ritcheyd 7 years ago

There are so many cast iron skillet posts, I hope this doesn't get lost but I haven't seen my question addressed. I want a cast iron skillet but have read so many posters saying " Don't buy a Lodge...

Fissler Crispy Steelux feedback

by JohnLearnsToCook 1 year ago

Has anyone here used a Fissler Crispy Steelux frying pan before? If so, can you give me some of your thoughts on its ability for searing meat compared to any other pans you've used. I'm particula...

Are both of these the new Mauviel stainless handles?

by cameronreddy 1 year ago

So a friend gave me a new 250 Mauviel for my birthday, after I’d ordered one from BBB for their great price. I’m wondering if these are the same handles. One is a little rougher in feel yet the box...

USA Pan Cookware

by rp17 1 year ago

What can you tell me about this brand for skillets and saucepans? I'm not familiar with them, but like that they're made in the USA, 5-ply, and cheaper than other high end brands (AC, Demeyere, et...

Fissler vs Atlantis & Disk vs Clad (on Gas Range)

by loves2cook82 1 year ago

As you may know, because many of you helped me make that decision, I purchased my first piece of Demeyere cookware a couple of months ago...a 5Plus 3QT Sauté. I followed back up letting you all kn...

Zwilling Sensation Set or Individual Pieces?

by Thirty7Degrees 1 year ago

I'm overall an novice cook who really wants to cook better. I have been relying on a cheap Bed Bath & Beyond cookware set (https://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/store/product/invitations-reg-everyday-no...

Demeyere Cookware Choices: Skillet:Burner Size & Saucepan vs Essential Pan

by Thirty7Degrees 1 year ago

Hey Chowhound, You all were very helpful when I posted previously, and I have put a lot of thought into how I cook, what cookware would be beneficial to me currently, and done too much research....

Greenpan Diamond, Venice Pro and Diamond+ skillets: metric dimensions

by PhilD84 1 year ago

Hello there, I'm from Germany and about to upgrade my cookware in the near future. I'm quite interested in Greenpan skillets specifically. Generally speaking the offer of Greenpan skillets is sever...

Skillet for heat abusive elderly mother

Sid Post
by Sid Post 1 year ago

My mother is well past social security age and her cooking prowess is declining for various reasons. She put in a new Jennaire kitchen with smooth top electric coil panels which only know two st...