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2017 Summer Cookware Deals

by Libranflight 16 days ago

It's summertime, yay!!! Starting off the new Summer post for cookware deals, put your deals here and happy cooking!

mikie commented 2 hours ago

knife for slicing smoked salmon?

by gnosh 10 years ago

I just found a great place for buying smoked salmon (i.e. lox) in bulk, but they don't slice it beautifully like the ...

tim irvine commented 6 days ago

Control Freak Induction Cooking System

by westes 4 months ago

I am surprised that no one has authored a post to review the Breville Polyscience Control Freak single-plate commerci...

paulj commented 8 days ago

Best material for a knife sleeve?

by JasFoodie 6 years ago

I need a quick and CHEAP way to protect my kitchen knife and make it clearly different from all the other knives my h...


Rob225 commented 12 days ago

Demeyere 7 PLY cleaning - PITA?!

by CHSeifert 20 days ago

I have now used my two Demeyere Pawson 7 PLY pans a good number of times and I wonder if I'm the only one with this e...

DuffyH commented 17 days ago

Scratches in SS lining (copper)

by MartinG 4 months ago

Has anyone heard of a ss lining that has been worn out because of scratches? The lining is quite thin, 0,2 mm. When I...

MacGuffin commented 19 days ago

Buying Advice Demeyere Silver 7

by SSBarber 25 days ago

Have been looking at cookware for awhile and finally decided on the 12 Pc Demeyere Silver 7 set at Sur la Table. It'...


sumrtym commented 21 days ago

Hard water stains on stainless steel cookware

by Sonia 12 years ago

Whenever I boil water in my stainless steel cookware (All-Clad, Cuisinart), tiny hard water rings appear where the bu...

CHSeifert commented 21 days ago

Salt pitting only with liquids?

by MartinG 24 days ago

When I hear/read about salt pitting in stainless steel cookware, it's always the same: "Never add salt before the wat...


MartinG commented 24 days ago

Stainless With a Flare...

by PSRaT 1 month ago

backstory: we have an ancient motley collection of (mostly) Revereware (copper flashed bottom) pots that are very lo...


PSRaT commented 24 days ago

Stainless steel fry pan - how to fry eggs without them sticking!!

by Full tummy 8 years ago

Well, I've generally always used a non-stick fry pan for eggs, but I decided to try out my Kitchen Aid stainless stee...


Seitan commented 26 days ago

How do I remove melted plastic from my stainless steel pan?

by iLoveFood 11 years ago

Help...hubby accidently melted a piece of plastic bag in our stainless steel pan. We removed it from the heat when i...


sjernst10 commented 26 days ago

Paderno of PEI any good?

by Illustrator51 9 years ago

I know they don't compare with Paderno of Italy, but does anyone have an opinion on this cookware made in Canada?

vikingwoman commented 1 month ago

10" and 12" Knives

by Sneef 4 years ago

I recently bought a 10.5" Chefs knife from Global (drop forged). When it arrived it felt too long... a little unwi...

mikie commented 1 month ago

New bread knife...OMG

by tim irvine 5 years ago

The 8" Henckels was just replaced by a 10" slightly curved Dexter, 24.95 at Ace. What an amazing difference!


obillo commented 1 month ago

Hestan Nanobond

by phdchemist 3 months ago

I am wondering about the new Hestan "nanobond" stuff, allegedly French Laundry started using it in the new kitchen (d...

BostonBestEats commented 2 months ago

Commercial vs Consumer cookware

by cannibal 6 years ago

I was comparing some consumer saute and fry pans recently and after thinking for a while decided to entertain all opt...


Jbabo commented 2 months ago

Deymeyere... differences between two skillets

by erica 3 months ago

Apart from $100, what are the major differences between the Atlantis 12.5' fry pan and the 5-Plus 12.5". I am looki...

erica commented 3 months ago

Zwilling Discounted Wares

by phdchemist 3 months ago

I have just picked up a couple of pans from the Zwilling Outlet store at Woodbury malls at 50% off the outlet price (...


phdchemist commented 3 months ago

When you thought you'd seen it all: Hestan Nanobond Cookware

by drrayeye 4 months ago

Hestan has just introduced a new line of cookware that apparently wants to challenge All Clad and Demeyere, not to me...

drrayeye commented 3 months ago