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What is the Best Oil for Seasoning Carbon Steel Cookware?

What is the Best Oil for Seasoning Carbon Steel Cookware?

There are many oils that you can use when cooking with carbon steel cookware. My preferred choice of oils is Avocado oil, Grapeseed oil, and Coconut oil. There are many reasons to select the oil that you choose to use. This article should help to make your selection a bit easier.

Hacked Top Secret Recipes

Hacked Top Secret Recipes

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What Are These Carbon Steel Splotches?

What Are These Carbon Steel Splotches?

If food is sticking to your carbon steel pan or skillet, you are not alone. Read to see how you can correct this food-sticking problem forever! It's easy!

How to Season a Wok: The Ultimate Guide

How to Season a Wok: The Ultimate Guide

Any chef has their own favorite method for seasoning their woks. We explore four of the most popular, namely stove-top seasoning, salt seasoning, oven seasoning, and wok burner seasoning.

What is a Paella Pan?

What is a Paella Pan?

Paella pans are wide and shallow to create maximum surface area, allowing liquids to evaporate and form as much crispy golden crust on the bottom as possible. This golden crust is called "socarrat".

Cast Iron Woks vs. Carbon Steel Woks

Cast Iron Woks vs. Carbon Steel Woks

Here we look at the differences between the two most commonly used materials for woks, cast iron and carbon steel. We also look at the similarities between the two, and finally, which works best for you.

5 Useful French Cuisine Cookbooks for Your Kitchen

5 Useful French Cuisine Cookbooks for Your Kitchen

5 of The Best French Cuisine Cookbooks to compliment your French Carbon Steel Cookware in your kitchen. Bon appétit!

Why Use Carbon Steel Cookware?

Why Use Carbon Steel Cookware?

Carbon steel is the preferred choice by chefs around the world. Carbon steel pans can be made non-stick which will rival the best stainless steel and other coated non-stick pans. These pans are durable will last a life-time.

Stainless Steel vs Carbon Steel Fry Pans

Stainless Steel vs Carbon Steel Fry Pans

There are many differences between stainless steel and carbon steel cookware. As a user, I should think that the differences in usage of each of these types of cookware will be most striking. Chefs around the world prefer carbon steel cookware over stainless steel for some of the reasons pointed out in this article.

How Thick Are the Vollrath, Matfer Bourgeat, and the de Buyer Pans?

How Thick Are the Vollrath, Matfer Bourgeat, and the de Buyer Pans?

The thickness of carbon steel pans is essential. Before you decide to purchase carbon steel cookware, it would be advised to look into the thickness of any pan you buy. Why? If you use very high heat in a carbon steel pan, the bottom of the pan can sometimes warp. I even have cast iron pans that have warped. This warping is not uncommon.

Is Carbon Steel Cookware Safe?

Is Carbon Steel Cookware Safe?

Carbon steel cookware is probably the safest cookware on the planet. It is made only from iron and carbon and contains NO toxic compounds or coatings.

Best Foods to Cook in Carbon Steel Pans

Best Foods to Cook in Carbon Steel Pans

If you are looking for some of the best foods to cook in your carbon steel cookware you have come to the right place. I have included several foods that you could easily cook including, eggs, steak, vegetables, cornbread, pizza, and much more. Explore the wonderful world of cooking with carbon steel cookware.