Container for storing and microwaving soup that doesn’t get too hot… or more “precise” pot holder/oven mitt?

I used Pyrex glass containers to store and microwave soup 17 days ago, and then I just ate the soup out of the Pyrex bowl. However the Pyrex is very hot after I’ve microwaved the soup, and I find it different…


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

T by Tektrex 2 years ago Okay, so after a lot of research both here and elsewhere, I’ve learned pretty much all there is to know about copper cookware and so I’m fairly informed about the different quirks that might involve owning such a piece.

Classic Enameled Stockpot with tight lid versus “waterless” cookware

I just purchased a 6 qt t by Treflelilac 13 days ago. 360 “waterless” stockpot of cookware and used it over a 48 hour cycle to boil down a turkey carcass and did not have to keep testing it to add water. I’m hunting for a… a

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What to consider when shopping for nonstick cookware sets

new preseasoned cast iron smells fishy (rancid?)

C by cristina3611 6 years ago We only bought a pre-seasoned dutch oven camping lodge and a griddle. Before using it, I read that another round of seasoning would be fine, so I rubbed canola oil on them and baked 400 deg for…

Any small kitchen applicances NOT made in China?

I get the impression this is a fruitless hunt by Deenso 11 years ago, but I’m searching for a fresh 4-slice toaster. This weekend, I checked the boxes of every brand on the shelf at Target, and practically all of the…

Another new knife heading out for the holidays!

This 6′ santoku sports African mahogany with dark blue metallic mosaic filling pin by Eiron 1 day ago. The wood grain looks like it came straight off a weathered sailing ship up close (macro shot)! The front is a metal stamp…

Greaseless, Healthier & More Flavorful Cooking

Only by modifying the cookware, consider the risk of lowering 6,000 calories every month! Made of Stainless Steel T-304 Surgical Grade, the food can never come into contact with non-stick coatings and other possibly harmful elements that may get into your food.

Greaseless, Healthier & More Flavorful Cooking

Only by modifying the cookware, consider the risk of lowering 6,000 calories every month! Made of Stainless Steel T-304 Surgical Grade, the food can never come into contact with non-stick coatings and other possibly harmful elements that may get into your food.

Buying new cookware – help with my shortlist

S by shoshin 8 days ago My inexpensive cookware department store is falling apart and it’s time to find some better appliances. I usually cook for two, on a gas range, but we’ve got guests sometimes, so I need to keep some of the options…

Vent holes in pot/pan lids – net positive?

10 years ago by iyc nyc Well, so I have an esoteric issue. Is getting vent gaps in one’s cooking pan/pot lids a net benefit, and what are all the pros and cons? I’ve found the cookware from the higher end (e.g., Both…

Chocolate truffles to mold or not to mold?

Three days ago, my niece and I created great chocolate truffles that we gave as holiday presents. We’ve often hand-molded them and rolled them into chocolate so they look a little like real truffles. We figured this year that we…

Find the “quiet” model of Kitchenaid mixer

I received a 30-year-old KSM5 mixer 21 hours ago from Skip2. It’s a tank, one of the suppliers that sold to Whirlpool right after Hobart, but beef Whirlpool began to cheapen them. Mine has a lovely, comfortable sound that…

Using a Pasta Insert as a Steamer Basket

P by Philly Ray Seven years ago I got a pot with a steamer basket and an insert for pasta. But often, for stuff like dung crabs, lobsters, etc., I find that the basket is too small. Did anyone ever use their history…

Le Creuset braiser or saute pan/skillet?

I have a Lodge 10′ cast iron skillet 3 years ago and I absolutely love it and started thinking about getting an enameled cast iron for tomato sauces and de-glazing. ATK recommended a 12′ fry pan from Le Creuset, but I…

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Calphalon Buy NOW This series, constructed of anodized aluminum (with a Teflon-free nonstick finish), blends unsurpassed efficiency with longevity. To free up storage space, the dishwasher-safe parts with stay-cool handles and lids stack quickly. We were blown away by the extraordinary heat delivery of the parts, fast boiling and even searing. The non-stick coating was so powerful that they could scramble eggs or sauté vegetables straight out of the pan without oil or butter!

Stainless steel oval roaster options?

By Sid Post 15 Days Ago If I missed anything in my quest, please point me to it! I am hunting for a multi-ply oval wrapped roaster that is ideally stainless. I am open to other fabrics, but I like the stain’s longevity…

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Apron for Baking–for very tall male

G by GraceW 7 days ago Greetings, I’m looking for a good quality apron suggestion for my beau—maybe about $50. Sadly, most of the aprons I see directed for men are for grilling—but he makes a lo…

How to Make Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

We’re starting off our new mini-season of CHOW-TO with an Instagram episode of the iconic pancakes you definitely saw in your feed. Senior video maker Guillermo Riveros met Tom Yang, co-founder of the Japanese ice cream shop Taiyaki, to learn how to create their ridiculously fluffy Japanese souffle pancakes, back before the coronavirus pandemic shuttered restaurants in New York. Because you can not wait in line to get these dreamy breakfast goodies, you can create your own copycat creation at home as well! With all the brunch dates you’ve skipped during quarantine, these are certainly the remedy.

Deep Scratch on Mauviel Copper Pan

R by raya sc 12 days ago Hello, I’m new to the world of copper pan and I’m delighted to see this group of experts. I just got my copper pan, but unfortunately, on the copper part, there’s a deep scrape, like somebody’s slicing…

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Alternatives to nonstick cookware

Oh, cast iron . Usually, cast iron is cheap, very strong, and absorbs heat well. It can tolerate elevated heat settings as well. When seasoned properly, it avoids food sticking. Its heavy weight and propensity to rust when wet, which can be prevented with good treatment, are downsides. Acidic foods such as tomatoes may also respond, which can strip a pan of its seasoning and allow unhealthy quantities of iron to leach into the meal. Visit What’s Cooking America with cast iron being used and washed.

Hestan Copperbond core thickness?

I didn’t see a thread on it 17 days ago, so I was curious if anybody had some experience with it? It appears like a line consistent with induction, with an undescribed thickness of a copper heart. Some data on the thickness?

Signature Nonstick Cookware Set

T-fal Buy NOW In terms of crepes, frittatas, and other sticky goods, the Teflon-free nonstick coating on T-pots Fal’s and pans renders them foolproof. Their handles remain cool to the touch, so they are comfortable to use for extra power while cooking with a finger grip . They are lightweight and can be used over low to medium heat; you will tell when the thermo-heat indicator is ready to use. Scrambled eggs and pancakes were fried uniformly with zero sticks in our experiments. Plus, for breakfast products especially bacon, the griddle was a pleasant addition. These parts clean up wonderfully due to their dark, non-stick finish inside and out, whether you hand-wash or use the dishwasher.

Types of cookware and bakeware

A cooking vessel’s size and form are generally dictated by how it would be used. If a cooking vessel is referred to as a pot or a pan often has an impact on purpose, use, procedure and configuration. In general, a vessel called “pot” is round inside the classic batterie de cuisine, has “ear” handles in diagonal opposition, with a comparatively high surface height to cooking ratio, and is intended for liquid cooking such as stewing, stocking, brewing or boiling. The designation “pan” is used for vessels with a long handle or ear handles, a comparatively low height to cooking surface ratio, used for frying, searing, reducing, braising, and oven operation. Additionally, pans can be circular, oval, rectangular, or irregularly shaped when pots are small.

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A word about “green” cookware

In recent years, many cookware lines have come on the market that market themselves as “green.” They are metal-based pans with a ceramic-like coating in most instances. Allegedly, the nonstick coating is PTFE and PFOA clear. Unfortunately, longevity is a popular concern with this form of product. Even though following the manufacturer’s instructions for treatment, the nonstick coating will rub off easily.

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Picks & Pans: Cookware Types

Choose a material for cookware that suits the cooking technique. In pans that transfer heat rapidly, for example, sautéed foods come out best, braised foods require pans that hold heat over long periods, and white sauces or tomato sauces can not be cooked in unlined copper or aluminum cookware since certain ingredients respond with the metal.

Made In West Bend, Wisconsin

360 Cookware is handmade in the USA and is assembled in our West Bend, Wisconsin, Green E-Certified plant. We are recognised by the EPA and when producing our cookware or bakeware, do not use any harsh chemicals. We trust so strongly in the nature of our goods that we give a life-long guarantee.

Best utensils for all clad?

My landlord recently bought us a new stove (glass) which warns against using CastIron pans 19 days ago. Sad to give up on them! So we purchased an all-clad package in order to stop damaging this new cooker. (Purc—

Whole Chicken In A Tagine?

B by blondelle 13 years ago This could be safer than doing it in a Dutch oven where browning can be prevented by the higher sides. The aim will be for the bottom of the chicken to brown in the tagine, then season and introduce the veggi…

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Staub darkening when hot?

I’m leaning towards the “This is not normal way of thought 3 years ago by Thirty7Degrees, but my Google searches were not effective in addressing my query. I felt that before I responded, I must reach out to the Chowhound network…

Common Cookware Materials

Cast-iron fry pans Copper, since it heats up rapidly and uniformly, is a very versatile material for cooking a number of dishes, and may heat up to very high temperatures. Copper interacts with some foods, including acidic tomato sauce, so if you want lower-maintenance cookware, search for products with stainless steel coatings. For making fried foods, nonstick pans are common. The nonstick coating prevents the products from sticking to the bottoms and edges, meaning that you can cook in record time using less oil and clean up.

Electric tea kettle recs?

by MonicaMadeIt 22 hours ago Any positive or negative recommendations on electric tea kettles? This is why we need one thing: my husband and daughter enjoy tea (not me and making it in the microwave by heating water in a pint of glass…

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Shopping Tips to Chew On

At the core of every serious cook’s kitchen is premium cookware. A number of pots, pans, and casseroles are needed, maybe even a few specialty pieces. Is a $500 cookware package going to make your meals twice as tasty as a $250 set? Not necessarily, though. Here is how the perfect culinary collection can be built:

Clad aluminium or copper

Cladding is a technique for the manufacture of pans with a layer of effective heat conducting material, such as copper or aluminum, covered by a non-reactive material such as stainless steel on the cooking surface and often covered (‘dual-clad’) on the exterior aspect of the pan. Some pans feature an interface layer of copper or aluminum that extends over the entire pan rather than just a base heat-distributing disk. The thicker the interface layer, especially at the base of the pan, the more the heat distribution is generally improved. However, claims of improvements in thermal efficiency are controversial, owing in particular to the limiting and heat-banking effect of stainless steel on thermal flows.

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Cleaning Your Cookware

Copper is a softer metal, so it’s not safe for dishwashers. With soft dishwashing liquid and a brush, hand-wash your copper pots and pans. As the coating lives up to its name, nonstick cookware is easy to hand-wash. Any bits, however are dishwasher safe as well. Stop using abrasive products while washing nonstick pans; these can scratch the coating.

ZLine Dual Fuel Range

I recently purchased a ZLine dual fuel range from Kittyfood 1 month ago. There is still the sound of a fan while the oven is on, as if the convection mechanism is switched on, and there is some air flowing out above the oven door….

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Keep, or mix and match, a coordinated table setting. Stick to a classic look or, according to the season, change your table decor. There are no rules when it comes to setting the table. So create a look from our selection of crockery, tableware, cutlery, table linens and more that works for you.

Vintage Vitamix lid

11 days ago, Argh, by Nyleve. I love my old Vitamixer Maxi 4000 Weirdo. The clip that holds the lid on the container broke off today and I couldn’t repair it. This thing is a beast, and parts are no longer, of course, ap…

The Parts of a Pan

Anodized hard-coat is a fancy way of saying that the soft surface of almost pure aluminum has been changed to a tough surface. The nonstick coating, which enables food to brown without sticking to the pan, has nothing to do with it.

Food Vacuum Sealer

K by Kathy642 7 days ago I got an old Foodsaver white plastic vacuum sealer that’s been working well for several years, but it doesn’t always seal now. It works by pressing hard for it to seal on both front corners and it is…

Enameled Cast Iron

These classic, colourful pieces transition seamlessly from the stovetop or oven to your dining table for searing, sautéing, browning, and frying. For braising, stewing, slow-cooking, and roasting meat, covered pieces are also perfect.

Uncoated Cast Iron

A great alternative to surfaces for nonstick cooking. Lodge, America’s oldest manufacturer of family-owned cookware, has referred to its cookware as “natural nonstick.” Cast iron is highly durable and can be preheated to temperatures that will brown meat. It will also withstand oven temperatures well above what for nonstick pans is considered safe.

Weight of aluminum

By Angelus2013 Three days ago I got two weirdly weighted aluminum pans. I have a Cook’s Essentials 9.5 inch hard anodized frying pan that’s approximately 3.5mm thick and somehow it weighs the same as my All-Clad 10.2 inch ha…

Types of Pans

If you make your own sauces from scratch frequently, a saucer can also come in handy. To make stirring sauces easier, these pans have shallower sides than saucepans and feature rounded bottoms. Dutch ovens, soup pots and multipots are other handy pans. Heavy-duty pots are Dutch ovens that you can use on the stove or in the oven. They include lids that make them ideal for cooking casseroles and stews with low, slow cooking. Soup pots are ideal for making soups and stocks, as the name suggests. These pots are very large, allowing bones, vegetables, meats, herbs and lots of liquid to accommodate them. Multipots are great for steaming vegetables and cooking pasta. These cookware products include inner pots with holes in them, so they are like pots and strainers in one, similar to what you would find on a colander.

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