Stainless Steel

Stainless steel cookware is a kitchen essential: Discuss where to buy it, what brand to get, which pans you need, how to clean it, and more.

8 Places in Your Kitchen You Didn't Know You Can Clean with Vinegar

Vinegar is one of the unsung heroes of the cleaning world. Seriously, there are so many things you can clean with vinegar, both in the kitchen and all around the house (even your deck!), and the best...

Recommendations for stainless steel 9inch frying pan and saucepans

by ChristineBlue 1 day ago

Hi! I’m new here and have been reading a lot of old threads to learn as much as possible on cookware options as I upgrade. I’d really appreciate your help as I decide on a smaller frying pan and sa...

Recommend me a pasta pot

by Tristor 23 days ago

I've got quite a decent collection of cookware these days, a mixture of cast iron, carbon steel, clad stainless (Hestan NB and All-Clad D7), an ECI dutch oven, and a good stock pot w/ a disc bottom...

Tri-Ply Stainless Sauciers Over 4 Quart Size, Ideally 6 Quart

by westes 16 days ago

Does anyone make a thick tri-ply clad saucier that is over four quarts in size? Six quarts would be a perfect size, and five quarts is probably a minimum.

Best Stainless Steel Dutch Ovens?

by westes 1 month ago

I am looking for a stainless steel dutch oven to use in the oven for roasting meats, mostly chicken. What are the characteristics such a dutch oven should have? I am guessing the stainless side...

Some more Mauviel M’cook pans - first thoughts

by MartinG 29 days ago

Today I recieved two more M’cook pans, a 24 cm saucier and a 24 cm frying pan. I already have a 26 cm frying pan which I really like to use. The only downside is that the angle of the handle is...

Lagostina Martellata Copper Tri-Ply Cookware

by westes 1 month ago

I was perusing cookware on Amazon and noticed the Lagostina Martellata series, which is a tri-ply with hammered copper on the exterior, aluminum in the middle, and stainless on the interior. Thes...

What size pot do you choose to make food for your family?

by AlexBen 1 month ago

hi,guys I want to buy a set of stainless steel pots. I like Cristel strate, but I don't know what size pot I should buy to prepare food for a family of 5 people. My list is: 4 casserole, size 16...

Gas stove grates and durability of stainless clad cookware

by MartinG 2 months ago

Recently I bought my first Mauviel M’cook frying pan (stainless steel/aluminum clad) and I love using it. The exterior layer of stainless steel is only 0.5 mm thick and my gas stove grates easily m...

Tri-Ply SS vs Tri-Ply Copper Exterior, Aluminium Core and SS Inside

by Cata96 2 months ago

Hey guys, So I've been looking at different pans to use besides my lovely CS Collection as my normal SS pans are quite lousy in terms of quality if we could put it that way... After a bunch of re...

Has anyone tried the Cristel Strate series pot?

by AlexBen 1 month ago

I have been looking for a perfect pot brand, I know many brands of pots, but I always feel dissatisfied, they are all good, but not perfect pot. I saw the review of Cristel Casteline frying pan ...

Advice on new Sauté Pan

by sorenp 2 months ago

Hi everybody, This is my first message on Chowhound, so let me start by saying Hello! and thank you all for sharing your experience and thought in the forum. I would love your advice and inpu...

For frying pans, aluminum-free pure stainless steel pans may be a better choice

by AlexBen 2 months ago

I have always had an intuition that I think aluminum with better thermal conductivity is a disaster for a frying pan This video on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5m2bfZ8AVs Comparing sta...

Has anyone tried a 10mm,20mm stainless steel pot? No aluminum

by AlexBen 2 months ago

I am looking for a frying pan with a very large heat capacity. I saw paderno and fissler. They are good, but they are not perfect. The aluminum of paderno is exposed, and the thickness of fissler i...

What's your ideal cookware lineup?

by mighty_mouse 2 months ago

I need to replace my entire set of cookware. I thought I had settled on the Demeyere Atlantis series, but with so many pans out of stock, I'm open to mixing and matching to make my own ideal set. I...

The Great Copper Cookware Gallery on Chowhound

by SognSpatula 2 years ago

It was recently mentioned in another thread that we should have a central gallery for copper cookware since so little real info is available online. This is that thread. So post up your copper ...

ECI alternatives for braising

by Tom54321 3 months ago

Hello all, I've currently got a 24cm Staub ECI cocotte that is used a lot for braising/low and slow cooking on both the hob and in the oven. It's the only kind of pot that I've ever used for thi...

A few new stainless steel pans

by Tom54321 5 months ago

Hello all, I’m looking for some buying advice on a few pots and pans. I will be moving from the UK to Israel in late summer and would like to buy before I go. There is an awful lot of informatio...

Trying to organize the kitchen, ECI & SS, am I missing essential items?

by newbiecook77 3 months ago

Hi I am minimizing my kitchen to quality, essential items after some years of a break from cooking. Everyone on this forum is so knowledgeable and passionate and I have spent days poring over the f...

Staub and Deyemere Quality Slipped?

by recklessgardener 3 months ago

Just received the Staub BOUILLABAISSE POT and deyemere Atlantis Stock Pot from Zwilling website, and they suppose to be first choice, not second or imperfection item, but the quality seems not very...

Testing Heat Capacity - NOOBIE

by mobiledynamics 3 months ago

I'm a simple person with a gas hob and some tools on hand. Instant read thermometer as well as a IR Gun with a port that I can connect my surface probe on it as well. I believe the surface contact ...