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A Carbon Steel Pan Seasoning Method that Actually Works

1 –  How to Season a Carbon Steel Skillet the Correct Way I thought I chose the best method to season my new carbon steel pan. Originally, I originally seasoned my Matfer Bourgeat carbon steel pan by using the potato, salt, and oil method. I used the pan, with this …

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Vollrath French Style Carbon Steel Fry Pans

Since 1979 I really like cooking with this pan because there are no bumps where the rivets attach, making it very easy to clean. The weight distribution and thickness of the carbon steel sides somehow creates a personal symbiotic relationship with this pan. Every time I pick up this pan …

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5 Useful French Cuisine Cookbooks for Your Kitchen

Owning a French carbon steel pan or skillet is only part of the cooking experience with this type of cookware. To complement your carbon steel cookware, you might consider creating some classic French dishes from the best French Cuisine cookbooks. At one time I did not own one French Cuisine Cookbook. …

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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. …

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How Much Does a Good Carbon Steel Pan or Skillet Cost?

When I recently considered buying new carbon steel cookware, I wondered how much it was going to cost. So, I did some research and testing to find out what went into the cost of carbon steel cookware besides marketing hype. I discovered that the cost of a carbon steel pan …

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Is Carbon Steel Cookware Safe?

When I was considering purchasing a carbon steel pan, it was important for me to know if carbon steel cookware was safe. After some preliminary research, I found that other people had the same question. So, decided I would do some extensive research to see if carbon steel cookware was safe compared to other …

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Stainless Steel vs. Carbon Steel Fry Pans

I was looking for a new pan for my kitchen but there were so many choices I found it difficult to make a decision as to what kind of pan or skillet to buy. I had many questions about stainless steel vs carbon steel so I decided to do some …

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What Are These Carbon Steel Splotches?

This Matfer Bourgeat pan picture is one of the photographs that accompanied a question on Redditt. One of the visitors to Redditt posted this question..”What are These Splotches?” I have had these same splotches on a couple of my carbon steel pans. Without physically looking and touching the pan itself …

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What is the Best Carbon Steel Skillet?

When I first started to look at carbon steel pan reviews there were so many variations that it started to get confusing. I asked myself “What is the best carbon steel pan or skillet to buy?” What I should have asked is “Why would I purchase one carbon steel pan …