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This Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Comes with a Poignant Story

In the many decades that journalist and activist Toni Tipton-Martin watched the media cover African American food, she never saw her family’s story represented. “Most of the food that we talk about...

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11" vs 12.6" Proline Skillet

by loves2cook82 2 years 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

by CanadianCuisine 2 years 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

by drrayeye 1 year 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

by JohnLearnsToCook 2 years 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

by drrayeye 1 year 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, ...

Skillet - What is it for?

by SognSpatula 2 years ago

Once upon a time, I used a skillet for pretty much anything that didn't go in a pot. But over the past decade or so I've accumulated a greater variety of cookware, and my skillets are mostly unt...

Cast-iron skillet - inside walls are bumpy

by buzzy715 11 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...

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

by loveyournoms 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 ...

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

by Ritcheyd 8 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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...