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Woks

Homemade Chinese Food Is Easy with These Essential Cooking Tools

If you want to cook Chinese food at home, having the right tools can be a big help. Sure, you'll want a wok, but here are a few more essential Chinese cooking tools. Chinese takeout is as ubiquitous...

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Wok vs. frying pan for pad thai?

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by seconds 12 years ago

I wanted to try my hand at making pad thai this week, but I don't own a wok. Does it make a big difference to use a wok, or has anyone had good results just using a frying pan?

Giant Wok / Giant Wok Ring ???

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by Indy Tourist 12 years ago

I am thinking of investing in a big wok (24-28 inch) for camping trips. I've seen them for sale at reasonable prices but I haven't seen any big-wok-rings! Any ideas how I can keep my future giant w...

wok seasoning

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by bear 12 years ago

I just bought an inexpensive carbon steel wok, and need to season it. Do I use the same technique that I use on cast iron? Any help would be appreciated.

Stir Fry - Please Help - too much water in wok

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by ExercisetoEat 12 years ago

I need some help when it comes to my stir frying. Right now I have a couple of equipment challenges 1.) electric stove top 2.) non-stick wok. Both of those will go away after a move in several mont...

A Good Wok We Don't Have to Season

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by mojoeater 12 years ago

We use our wok all the time. So much so that we've beaten the hell out of our current one and desperately need a new one. Here are the caveats: - Can't be one we have to season. SO will not sta...

Indian wok vs. chinese wok?

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by Jessca 12 years ago

Hello everyone, I'm a recent college graduate without much kitchen space, but I've decided that a wok is one of those must-have cooking "extras." What are the differences between Indian and C...

Wok ideas- Asian and non-Asian...

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by Clarkafella 12 years ago

Greetings, Got a brand new Calaphon stainless steel wok for my birthday- now I need some ideas for things to cook in it- any input would be wonderful! I would love recipes, but if you just have ...

How to pick a good WOK?

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by Nutzer 13 years ago

All, Wondering what you all recommend on buying a 12" wok? I don't want any non stick kind. What brand, material should I look for? Thanks!

Wok recomendations

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by Stack8 13 years ago

I have a nice NS Wearever flat bottom wok that has given excellant service for about 15 years now. The NS coating is now starting to chip away. Time for my old wok to go. Any thoughts be be welcome...

Do you have any suggestions for good stirfry/wok recipe books?..

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by shazzer65 13 years ago

Tired of my same old recipes and would love to peruse some good books........do you have a favourite or two?

Chinese Stir-Fry -- Wok Not

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by nosh 13 years ago

I have listened to two radio cooking shows today that are talking about making Chinese food at home, this being the beginning weekend of Chinese New Year. Both hosts and even a chef-guest talked a...

Filet Tips.... Possible without a Comal, Griddle or Wok?

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by Eat_Nopal 13 years ago

Well I bought some very nice looking Filet Tips... actually it was a strip labeled a 'Bistro Filet' (I sliced into Tips) that was half the price of the Filet Mignon... with the intention of pan fry...

Braising chicken in a wok

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by RiJaAr 13 years ago

i'm just starting to make dinner. i'm going to cook some chicken thighs in my wok. what kind of spices? sauces? sides? all suggestions welcome, for today and future use! i can't imagine co...

Chef Mate Carbon Steel Wok

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by Michele4466 13 years ago

Based on a recent thread, my hubby and I decided to buy the chef mate wok. I started to season it, did the boiling water thing and then the first cooking oil step... During the heating process, th...

How many woks do you own?

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by Candy 13 years ago

My DH suggested this and I told him to post it but have gone ahead with the question. How many do you own, what type and do you use them for more than Asian food? The question arose when I as...

carbon steel wok

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by arifa 13 years ago

i see lots of posts about seasoning and caring for cast iron, but i don't see too many about carbon steel woks. i followed the instructions on a website (see link below) to season my wok using cr...

Wok seasoning flaking off

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by J.A. 14 years ago

This weekend, I seasoned my new carbon-steel round-bottom wok using Kasma Loha-unchit's method: http://thaifoodandtravel.com/features/wokcare.html I seasoned it on the stovetop using palm oil ...

Wok Tip...Extra BTUs

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by Aaron 14 years ago

I forget who started the recent discussion, but they were complaining about not having the BTUs to properly "wok" at home. I just saw the neatest tip from Ming Tsai in a little "commercial" segmen...

Wok science

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by oc climber 14 years ago

Looking at purchasing a wok for the new gas stove. I've read about many different types and had come to the conclusion that carbon steel was best. So I run down to my local Asian grocer and al...

Good wok cooking over a camping stove--possible or not?

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by Pia 14 years ago

Glass cooktops are easy to clean, but I can't do a good stir-fry on one. I'm dying to saute (deep fry, first) some black pepper crab, and make some char kway teow with a touch of char. Does anyon...

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