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Stoves

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ZLine Dual Fuel Range

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by kittyfood 17 days ago

I recently bought a ZLine dual fuel range. When the oven is on, there is always the noise of a fan, as if the convection feature is turned on, and there is some air blowing out above the oven door....

Best oil for high heat searing?

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by CHSeifert 1 month ago

I know this a cookware forum, but I spend most of my time here. What type of oil do you use for your daily cooking? I’ve spent thousands of kroner/$/€ on EV olive oils, but no matter what ol...

Russell Range Info Please -- any info?

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by MPmill 12 years ago

We're remodeling our kitchen and we've been offered a used Russell Range. We haven't been able to find any info about this manufacturer or brand, except that it seems (judging from one other post ...

Diffuser plate/slab for more even and constant searing?

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by Sear101 2 months ago

The purpose: Searing a protein on a non-reactive surface, 18/10, after a sous vide cook. The problem: My stainless pans won’t hold up to temperature drop. My Himalayan salt rock does do the job...

Which pans do you keep around but rarely use?

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by CHSeifert 4 months ago

Lee inspired me to make this thread. I wonder what pans you still keep in your arsenal, but never or very rarely actually use for cooking? I have a heck of a lot of pans, so for those of us ...

Radiant electric glass cooktop/range. Am I crazy?

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by anniette 3 months ago

I have had a 36” 6 burner Viking range for 30 years. I would never have considered even looking at an electric range; I thought them a hindrance to good cooking. And yet, here I am at a beach co...

Fitting full size sheet pan in 30 inch range

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by kittyfood 2 months ago

Is there a 30 inch range, other than the Blue Star, in which a full size sheet pan will fit? I currently have a Blue Star but we are moving across the country, and I've been thinking of a ZLine for...

New to posting, but sure need the ChowHounds! Need stove help fast!!

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by HadesHnds 7 years ago

Dearest ChowHounds, I need you. Soon. And a right up there, an apology from the start if I didn't post correctly/in the wrong department. If I did, please give me explicit directons (suitable for t...

High End Range

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by Antoniad 3 years ago

We are thinking about purchasing a Jenn Air model JDRP 30 inch dual fuel range. Any thoughts about this brand/model? Is there something better?

Ever bought a pan / cookware product and regretted it?

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by ceasar2k6 3 months ago

To me, various extra thick turners, If I can't get under a piece of fish and turn it, the turner is useless. I went through 8-10+ of them before finding one I like. I also had negative experienc...

Gas stove vs Induction cooktop

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by boran 3 months ago

Is there any reasons why most American households still use gas stove? I am thinking of switching to induction cooktop. Also, what induction cooktop brand would you recommend?

Is there a $100 induction burner that can adcomodate a 10" base frying pan?

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by PhotoMike 3 months ago

I'm searching for a ~$100 induction burner that can evenly heat a 12.5" frying pan with an approximately 10" base. Most of the options I've found have ~8" coils, so they would produce a hotspot in...

This... has arrived...

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by ceasar2k6 3 months ago

I was checking dehillerin website and they suddenly have fedex shipping for 55 euro from 208 euro for some other service. I quickly went and grabbed 36cm rondeau. I then get email next day saying t...

Any recommendations for set of cookware? I heard about All-clad, green pan, etc. but not sure which one to pick?

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by boran 3 months ago

I am looking for a new set of cookware and have heard about all-clad, green pan, le creuset, etc. Which one should I buy? I am thinking all-clad now but they are so expensive. I hope to buy somethi...

Tradish cookware

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by BigG 4 months ago

I was hoping to find a place that sold traditional Andean cookware. I'm looking for one of these. Called a doble chulha (by her). Had two meals from one. The Quechua woman who made them used dried ...

Scorchprints--A Suggested Method

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by kaleokahu 2 years ago

We have many, many discussions here about pan evenness, but short of FLIR thermographic imagery, how do we *really* assess and compare evenness? Using IR and contact thermometers will drive you c...

Looking for 36" gas range suggestions

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by PlePod 4 months ago

Renovating a kitchen and looking for input. Used to have a Viking that was good but I didn't love it and I'm open to all suggestions. I like Bluestar/Wolf don't need to spend the $$ if there is som...

The ‘What cookware is this chef using’ thread - chime in

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by CHSeifert 7 months ago

I would like to start a thread where we all can discuss cookware and techniques used by professional chefs and amateur cooks in their kitchen. I would like to start by sharing this video with y...

Any ideas where I can sell an AGA stove?!

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by gobybee 1 year ago

I'm looking for guidance/suggestions/recommendations - we bought a house that has an AGA cast iron 4-burner gas cooker and we're trying to find an appropriate avenue to sell it to someone who would...

Are Demeyere Proline pans stickier than other clad cookware?

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by chillaxboi 5 months ago

I’ve noticed that food tends to stick more on the Demeyere Proline pans (when compared to say, an All-Clad D3). I thought that the Silvinox finish would help against sticking. Has anyone else notic...