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How to Make a Classic French Omelet

How to Make a Classic French Omelet

Classic French Omelets can be one of the most challenges egg recipes to make especially in a carbon steel pan. If you follow these instructions, take your time and be patient you will soon discover that making a classic French omelet will be most rewarding.

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.

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.

Why are Eggs Sticking to My Carbon Steel Pan?

Why are Eggs Sticking to My Carbon Steel Pan?

Eggs can stick to your carbon steel pan for several reasons. The pan could be too cold, too hot, not enough butter or oil, cold eggs, incomplete seasoning, and a variety of other reasons. Take a few minutes to reveal what I have discovered about eggs sticking to the bottom of carbon steel pans.

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.

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".

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.

Carbon Steel Pans vs Non-Stick Pans

Carbon Steel Pans vs Non-Stick Pans

Carbon steel pans will last forever if they are properly cared for. On the other hand, pans with non-stick coatings usually require replacing every two years or when their surface is scratched. Which would you like?

What is a Crepe Pan?

What is a Crepe Pan?

A crepe pan is a flat or round-bottomed pan that is shaped to effectively cook a thin crêpe or French omelet. They have shallow sides so that you can get under the crepe or omelet with a spatula or wooden crepe spoon.

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.

A Carbon Steel Pan Seasoning Method that Actually Works

A Carbon Steel Pan Seasoning Method that Actually Works

Seasoning by the two methods described in this article will be easy and will produce positive predictable results. You will see, in this article, that this method of seasoning just plain works!

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.