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Carbon Steel Pans vs Cast Iron Pans

Carbon Steel Pans vs Cast Iron Pans

Carbon steel and cast iron pans can be considered cousins. It means that they have quite some similarities but some characteristics are used to differentiate the two. Carbon steel heats up and cools down quicker. Cast iron is slow to heat up and slow to cool down. Each has advantages.

How to Use Carbon Steel Pans When Camping

How to Use Carbon Steel Pans When Camping

If you use Vollrath or Matfer Bourgeat pans, you will find that the inside of those pans is smooth where the welds attach the handle. This is a big deal when cleaning up because when I camp I don’t want to spend hours trying to get my cookware clean. Cleaning is easy when handles are welded rather than riveted.

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.

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.

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!

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!

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.

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 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!

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.

Best de Buyer French Carbon Steel Fry Pans

Best de Buyer French Carbon Steel Fry Pans

Since 1830-De Buyer manufactures one of the best French carbon steel frying pans available today. Cooking with carbon steel pans is something to be experienced. Whether you find cooking with carbon steel pans from the de Buyer’s line of fry pans or crepe pans. You will not be disappointed with De Buyer.

What is the Best Carbon Steel Skillet?

What is the Best Carbon Steel Skillet?

Carbon Steel Cookware is proud to present the Matfer Bourgeat line of fine French carbon steel fry pans. Cooking with the Matfer Bourgeat carbon steel skillet has to be experienced in order to be appreciated.