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, and the best part is that there...

Jaques Pepin's knife

by Boltz2000 13 years ago

I was aked to re-post this message on this board: Does anyone know exactly which knife Jacques Pepin uses for chopping on his PBS show? I use a Wüsthof-Trident 10-inch chef's but it doesn't have ...


Demeyere Atlantis saucier (conical saute / sauteuse)

by VFish 6 days ago

I have decided I really needed a saucier and after much searching, finally settled on Demeyere again. I still have the big potential for warping on my glass electric cooktop, plus I like the rivet...


Demeyere Industry 5 Steamer Insert

by justin89k 3 days ago

I just snagged an open box (unused) Demeyere 5 Plus 8qt stocker for $90 on the bay. It still has stickers on it. I'm feeling pretty good. This will be the largest pot in my batterie. I also have...

Mauviel MCook - Fully Encapsulated

by mobiledynamics 7 days ago

I've got some BBB gift cards sitting in the drawer - so while looking online on BBB browsing, noticed the description wording on the Mauviel MCook line as * encapsulated aluminum core construction"...

Skillet: Mauviel M250 vs Demeyere vs AllClad

by noff 10 days 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. ...

The Great Copper Cookware Gallery on Chowhound

by SognSpatula 5 months 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 ...

3qt Saucepans

by justin89k 27 days ago

How do you feel about them? What do you cook in them? I've noticed many 3qt saucepans do not have helper handles. This strikes me as strange. I imagine them to be heavy when full. Do you have a ...

Copper: Tin lining vs Stainless steel lining. Falk vs Mazzetti. Which is better?

by Tektrex 1 year ago

Ok so after much research both here and elsewhere I've pretty much learnt all there is to know about copper cookware and thus am fairly informed of the various quirks owning such a piece might enta...

Demeyere Atlantis Frying Pan or Skillet

by Gjjw 1 month ago

Hello everyone, first time poster! I was hoping you may be able to help guide me with a query. I have recently bought a Demeyere Proline 28cm Frying Pan with the lid. However, I am a little conc...

Is Metalic Titanium a Good Material for Cookware?

by SamCurt 2 months ago

Before I start the discussion, I'd like to clarify one thing: throughout this post the word "titanium" refers to more or less pure (95%+ purity) titanium that looks and acts like a metal. I'm not t...

Why aren't there many low cost options for thick aluminum clad cookware?

by Hawashingtonian 2 months ago

It's been asserted many times here that for clad cookware, a thick conductive layer is a good thing. Sure, too thick of a layer will slow responsiveness, but many seem to agree that an aluminum lay...

What would be the best stainless steel cookware for an electric coil stove?

by MamaSw33tz 2 months ago

I am a home cook who makes large meals. I need something that will last and can handle a lot of use. I hand wash my pots so it doesn't have to be dishwasher safe. I would also like it to look nice.

Best SS fry pan under 200$

by skyisred 2 years ago

I recently burned my non stick and want to go for a good quality SS lined fry pan. 11in or bit more. I only have space for 1 large pan so I need it to be versatile. I had my eyes set on All Clad,...

Fissler Original Profi serving pan, Demeyere Multifunction 5* on induction

by babyraccoon 3 months ago

Any experience of either of these pans on induction? I have one of each of these on the way, the Demeyere multifunction in a 32cm and the Fissler in 28cm. I have Demeyere proline skillets in 24 and...

Il Mulino cookware

by LThurm 10 months ago

I found a tea kettle by this brand and LOVE it. I have found a few stray pots at TJ Maxx but I cannot find much on the web. Their website only sells food. Looking for someone who may know where I c...

Le Creuset 3ply stainless steel

by shoplife2019 3 months ago

Anyone have any experience or opinion on this line of stainless steel pots and pans? I know LC is the giant in the Dutch oven game but how does their SS range fair? Is it worth it? I’m looking at ...

triplinox cookware

by IndigoOnTheGo 6 years ago

Bought a saute pan in Goodwill for $2.99. Felt very heavy and was still in almost perfect condition. It apparently comes with a removable handle that was not included. I can not find much informati...

What types of fish do you recommend cooking in a non-stick pan?

by Tektrex 5 months ago

I currently own a 9-inch (22cm) Le Creuset TNS shallow skillet which I use solely for the purpose of cooking fried/scrambled eggs and omelettes. I'd like to invest in a larger 11-inch (28cm) for mo...

Pitting In Demeyere Proline

by Jfekhkej 5 months ago

I bought a 12.6 inch Demeyere Proline pan 2 months ago, and over those two months I noticed what I believe is pitting. I salt some foods by putting salt directly into the pan, but the salt doesn't ...

Damaged stainless steel pot

by kzero 5 months ago

So my dad keeps putting pans in the dishwasher, and keeps buying new pans. One of my favorites It had some solid grease within it. Put it in the dishwasher, now it has this discoloration in the ins...