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Ceramic pans are more non-stick than PTFE. They don't need oil. Ceramic pans are less durable. They fail within a few months of use. Ceramic pans don't scratch, they are too hard. No, don't throw it away. They don't contain the halogen elements found in PTFE. I wouldn't say so. Mine and my mother's failed earlier, and I've read many reports saying the ...


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I can address a few of your points. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) is the third most slippery substance known to man (the first two being incredibly expensive - an alloy of aluminum and Diamond-like carbon). There is nothing used in home cooking that is more non-stick. Teflon pans are NOT highly vulnerable to normal use with metallic utensils. Just ...


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No. Trans fats require a specific process to form. Oil is heated under pressure, and hydrogen gas is injected in the presence of a catalyst. This forces a chemical reaction to occur, resulting in what we call trans fats. No kitchen is likely to have the ingredients (e.g. hydrogen gas) and equipment necessary for making trans fats. You will not make trans ...


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beef fat or tallow can be found on amazon or gourmet cooking stores. Other then that; local butcher. If all else fails; you can render your own; the best cut is “leaf fat”; from around the kidneys on the cow. Then you just render down; similar to clarifying butter. Really depends on how much you need. note: Do not buy the hydrogenated junk at chain ...



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