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Old 07-14-2011, 03:31 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Copper dishes

I've just check out some copper dishes,huh,they're expensive as hell,but what are the benefitial features in it,i know it's the best heat-conductor,but is there any other advantage?

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Old 07-14-2011, 03:33 PM   #2
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I knew a steam fitter who made his own still. His moonshine was quite potent; only problem was his copper condensing coil made the hooch taste like you were sucking on a penny.
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Old 07-14-2011, 04:29 PM   #3
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copper dishes or copper pots / pans ?

serving / eating ware or stuff to cook with?
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Old 07-14-2011, 07:06 PM   #4
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Copper Cookware

Try this thread, or look up copper in the search function
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Old 07-14-2011, 09:43 PM   #5
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To lots of folks the expense of top grade cookware, especially copper, makes no sense. "I can heat water just as well in a $5 Walmart pan." However, if you are really into cooking, then top grade cookware may be appealing. A few copper pots and pans will cost as much as a new gas range (bargain style) but will perform on that range rather well. Good cookware is the "cheapest" kitchen upgrade you can make; and if you move, you can take it with you. (try doing that with a granite counter top!)

Still, it's a matter of personal choice and style. But if you're going to do it, get the real thing. Do some research.
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Old 07-18-2011, 05:49 PM   #6
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I knew a steam fitter who made his own still. His moonshine was quite potent; only problem was his copper condensing coil made the hooch taste like you were sucking on a penny.
hahaha I love the random answers to posts like this.
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Old 08-23-2011, 05:30 PM   #7
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Copper acts as a catalyst with some proteins such as in egg white. It will make a particularly (and uniquely) light foam which is why you see them so often in French cooking. Obviously, they have to be at room temp along with the eggs to achieve this effect.
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