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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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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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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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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 …

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Using Carbon Steel Pans When Camping

Many people have asked if it was a good idea to use carbon steel pans while camping or hiking to a campsite. I decided to do some research and write an article on this topic because I had some of the same questions. By no stretch of the imagination am …

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Why are Eggs Sticking to My Carbon Steel Pan?

My Pan Started to Look Great and Ready for Cooking…Not Really! I’m sitting here in my kitchen trying to figure out why my eggs are sticking to my de Buyer carbon steel pan. It took me about an hour or more to season my new pan by applying multiple coats …

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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 …