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Old 05-23-2016, 11:10 PM   #1
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When The Cookware Is Smarter Than The Cook

I tried Pantelligent, the smart frying pan that?s essential to any new cook - Business Insider


What do you think??
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Old 05-24-2016, 01:58 AM   #2
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Ah, a new way for me to burn food. I personally think it's silly.
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Old 05-24-2016, 03:19 AM   #3
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Same here, PF.
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Old 05-24-2016, 06:53 AM   #4
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Pan temperature is only one of a lot of variables in cooking. One of those infrared thermometers ($13.88 at Amazon) would help the clueless in that regard, but too many other things to consider.
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Old 05-24-2016, 09:43 AM   #5
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With cast iron, a simple, inexpensive heat diffuser will do more to make your meals so much better, and it will still allow yout to use those pans on an induction cooker if you want.

Gizmos that do our thinking for us make us lazy. That is, I know many people who grew up with calculators, who don't know how to do simple math anymore. For our brains to be the powerful tools they can be, we need to exercise them, learn knew things, master skills, be it mathematics, learning all of the little thing needed to build a boat, designing kites, whatever. Just like with strength of muscles, use 'em, or lose 'em.

Learn to recognize the nuances needed to prepare good food. You, and your brain will be happier,

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Old 05-24-2016, 10:25 AM   #6
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I personally think it is what the cook puts into the pot, not the pot thinking for us that is more important.
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Old 05-24-2016, 10:28 AM   #7
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With cast iron, a simple, inexpensive heat diffuser will do more to make your meals so much better, and it will still allow yout to use those pans on an induction cooker if you want.

Gizmos that do our thinking for us make us lazy. That is, I know many people who grew up with calculators, who don't know how to do simple math anymore. For our brains to be the powerful tools they can be, we need to exercise them, learn knew things, master skills, be it mathematics, learning all of the little thing needed to build a boat, designing kites, whatever. Just like with strength of muscles, use 'em, or lose 'em.

Learn to recognize the nuances needed to prepare good food. You, and your brain will be happier,

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Chief, I have had a diffuser sitting on my stove for years. I learned years ago to make sure I turn the burner on just before I am ready to put the pan on the heat. Sort of like "Preheat your oven."
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Old 05-24-2016, 10:57 AM   #8
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Ah, a new way for me to burn food. I personally think it's silly.
At $199, so do I!
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Old 05-24-2016, 01:34 PM   #9
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All of us have learned to cook by using common sense, although common sense isn't common for some. I can see this pan as perfect for one person in particular I can think of.
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Old 05-24-2016, 01:42 PM   #10
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When have you ever seen a recipe that directs you to heat a SKILLET up to a certain temperature?

Oh, yeah ... the ones that come with this silly appliance ...

That measures the surface temp of the food ... how helpful ...
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