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For questions about identifying, choosing, and using kitchen vessels for preparing food such as pots, pans, and dutch ovens and includes containers such as cake/muffin tins and other bakeware. These come in a wide variety of materials including cast iron, stainless and carbon steel, copper, aluminum, ceramic and glass, and stone. This tag should not be used for questions about cooking utensils like whisks or ladles.

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What are the proper dimensions for a 4 or 5 inch Pie Pan?

When an Australian recipe meantions a 4 inch or a 5 inch pie pan, are the pans shown below what is meant? 4" Pie pan 5" Pie pan 4.3"x2.9"x1.3"(10.922x7.366x3.302 cm)volume: ...
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Is there any tri-ply cookware where all the steel is 18/0?

I like the characteristics of try-ply cookware but don't like cooking in 18/10 stainless steel because of the nickel (nickel allergy and concerns about persistent health effects). I notice that many ...
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Was there ever a nonstick RevereWare copper-bottom pot?

I’ve come into possession of a (in poor condition) Revere Ware copper-bottom steel pot and am trying to figure out something puzzling about it. According to the person I got it from, it originally had ...
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How safe is the patina layer on seasoned cast iron or carbon steel cookingware?

How safe are iron and carbonsteel pans? Or can they be misused making them unsafe? For instance, have food safety authorities already reviewed this? Is there a regulation or at least a published ...
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Can I use this reversable griddle on a glass top?

A local bargain store has a few of these for sale, and I'd like to pick one up because 1.) It's thick so it's unlikely to warp (A problem I'm having with my current griddle) 2.) It's flat without a ...
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Where can I find information on a given pan's bottom diameter?

I am currently looking for a small pan. I measured the plate (ceramic) where it would be used (15 cm) and started looking for 15 cm pans online with little success. So far I've discovered that the ...
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Teflon vs. Porcelain lined cookware (stove top)

We've had awful luck with non stick pots and pans no matter how much we spend on them. Most have been Teflon coated. We recently bought a bunch of "high quality", expensive, porcelain lined aluminum ...
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