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Stoves

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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...

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Looking for 36" gas range suggestions

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by PlePod 1 day 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...

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Which pans do you keep around but rarely use?

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by CHSeifert 5 days 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 ...

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

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by CHSeifert 4 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 11 months 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...

Russell Range Info Please -- any info?

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by MPmill 11 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 ...

Are Demeyere Proline pans stickier than other clad cookware?

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by chillaxboi 1 month 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...

Solar stove

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by droolingdoggie 1 month ago

Hello! Does anybody have experience with a solar stove? Now that it's going to at least 95-100F every single day in my house, I cannot cook in my kitchen anymore. So, I want to cook in my backyard....

Best skillets for cheapo induction units?

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by chillaxboi 2 months ago

I use a combination of gas and induction. Depending on what I’ll be preparing I’ll either use my gas stove or my Duxtop induction unit. Recently got a Demeyere Proline 11 inch skillet, which I t...

Stay away from American Range

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by MaineSpruce 2 months ago

Has anyone had any luck dealing with American Range? I have had issues with both my electric wall oven and my gas range pretty much since I got them. I am sorry, 45 minutes is not a normal prehea...

Smokers redux

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by tim irvine 2 months ago

Aaron Franklin, a veritable god of smoked meat, has come out with his own line of smokers. https://franklinbbqpits.com/ Starting price is about on a par with a ten year old Honda. I used to...

Induction griddle/grill

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by Pandy05 2 months ago

Can anyone suggest a rectangular grill/griddle that is TRULLY induction cooktop compatible? Many companies say they have but reviews say otherwise. Any info appreciated. Thanks.

Bluestar Help

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by jwalli 3 months ago

Our Bluestar Stove has an ignitor that will not stop clicking when turned off. It stops clicking when burner is lit, but when burner is turned off still clicks. Switched out ignitors and still do...

Not associating minimalism with inexpensive

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by tim irvine 3 months ago

On another currently active thread it was said that it was wise not to associate minimalism with inexpensive. Intuitively I agree, but I am not sure why. If I had a batterie of a dozen carefully ...

Help Needed: Furnishing An Efficient, Minimalist Kitchen

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by zabritt 3 months ago

Hi Chowhound! Let me begin with a special thank you to all contributors who have greatly expanded my knowledge of and contributed to my passion for all things cooking. Apologies in advance for t...

Viking Range Hood Cleaning Nightmare

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by liveforfood 9 years ago

Has anyone had the following similar experience with their Viking Range Hood? We have a VCWH 3048/SS model over our 30" Viking Range. I clean it often, about every two months, and find it to be s...

Pot Wobble/Play

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by Augustinoh 3 months ago

Hi all, I just bought two new copper pots and both of them seem to exhibit 1-1.5mm of play or wobble: i.e. it very slightly rocks back and forth along a particular axis. It doesn't arise to the ...

European sized (90cm) gas ranges - slightly smaller than 36" - AGA or La Cornue?

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by Toronto416 4 months ago

I have a Porter & Charles FEG90 dual-fuel gas range that is 90cm wide (35.5"), but it's most powerful gas burner is only 12,000 BTU. Having a 17,000 BTU burner would be better for searing, stir fr...

Panasonic Met-All Induction--A Review

kaleokahu
by kaleokahu 1 year ago

I. Introduction This article reviews the 3500W all-metal commercial induction single-hob hotplate by Panasonic, which I believe is the first “all-metal” unit to hit the U.S. market. Where appr...

Collection / Batterie Update

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by Iluvcooking 4 months ago

Hi all! It has been a little while so I thought I might update the collection and give some thoughts. I am very happy with the pieces I have and they have been serving me well for the last couple...