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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...

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Do you frequently use an 8 inch non-cast iron skillet?

by josemartinlopez 1 year ago

I'm thinking of buying an 7.8 inch (22 cm) tin lined copper skillet for my main skillet but am thinking hard on whether I should get a typical 10 inch skillet instead. I live alone and typically co...

Skillet: Mauviel M250 vs Demeyere vs AllClad

by noff 2 years ago

Hello Chowhound experts and experienced cooks, I'm a home cook so I do not work in a professional environment but I would like to have the best equipment because cooking is my favorite hobby. ...

Is a 34cm (13.4 in) copper skillet too large (cooking for one)?

by josemartinlopez 1 year ago

I live alone and usually cook for one, and currently use a 10 inch stainless steel skillet for daily cooking under lockdown. I want to gift myself with traditional tin lined copper cookware (part...

Replacing all my pots & pans

by lwn 1 year ago

I am about to replace my entire range of non-descript disk stainless steel gear because it is coming to the end of its natural life after 25 years (delaminated bases, tired of gas burn rings up th...

Fry Pan/Skillet: Copper or Carbon Steel

by 7nkWAR9lAPnmzKRlhYAD 1 year ago

I am torn between a Falk classic line copper fry pan (2.3mm Copper) and De Buyer's Mineral B Pro carbon steel skillet (3mm carbon steel). USE CASE: General fry pan tasks. Eggs, steak, browning v...

Fissler 28 cm Rondeau vs. 32 cm Serving Pan for Searing

by athel 1 year ago

Based on what I've been reading here about some of the large disc-bottom pan options, I've decided to grab a Fissler original profi pan, but I'm having a difficult time deciding on which one. Spe...

Help buying non stick pan

by nixie 5 years ago

I am looking for a new non stick pan. I had an All Clad non stick from a set that I bought years ago. It's just gotten to the point where it is not non stick anymore and from my research so far i...


by onefineleo 15 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?

Bacon sticks to my Lodge cast iron skillet

by brandygirl 7 years ago

My Lodge pan is about 6 months old. Although it came pre-seasoned, I added seasoning to it before using it--wiped oil on it and put it in a hot oven. Also, each time I've used it, I've only used ...

How old is my cast iron skillet?

by FScarrie 11 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...

First time with a Lodge skillet -- need some inspiration!

by rawright 2 years ago

I need some inspiration to get using my Lodge skillets. I'm nervous to ruin them or screw the food up on the first go. I'd love to see your favorite tips, tricks, and recipes!

Cookware for Minimalists 2019 Down Under

by compuser 2 years 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...

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

by vanessa731 2 years 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

by vanessa731 3 years 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

by egbluesuede 13 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

by Jfekhkej 2 years 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...

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

by sagestrat 15 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

by drrayeye 3 years 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 3 years 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. ...

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

by GL003 3 years 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...