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Old 03-28-2006, 04:38 PM   #1
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Throwing skillets away

I have this big ole skillet that someone gave me for Christmas a long time ago.

The Teflon is long gone, at least in big places.

It's thin, it aint exactly a great skillet, but I know what it does.

I just cant make myself throw it away.

It's not that the Caphalon I want to replace it wont work just fine,
It's just something else.

I do not think that I could ever throw away an iron skillet.

There is just something about a skillet that we just know, is it not?

I just HATE throw this skillet away, but it is time.


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Old 03-29-2006, 01:21 AM   #2
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Ham, I just got rid of all my non-stick pans/skillets/pots last month.....and got a large amount of calphalon to replace it. At this point I don't even remember why I liked the others in the first place. Do it!

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Old 03-29-2006, 03:23 AM   #3
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Toss it!

I would have to agree with Jkath. Switching out your skillets every once in a while isn't a bad thing. I do it every now and then, if they are beat up and broken.
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Old 03-29-2006, 03:26 AM   #4
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Throw away the worst piece and then it gets easier. That is the way I attack anything I really need to part with. The first one is always the hardest to toss out.
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Old 03-29-2006, 08:29 AM   #5
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just do it!
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Old 03-29-2006, 08:33 AM   #6
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If the pans aren't in too bad of shape, donate them to Salvation Army, Amvets, Purple Hearts, etc. I did that about two months ago. If the teflon is flaking off though, toss em.
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Old 03-29-2006, 08:57 AM   #7
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If the non-stick surface is peeling, you really should trash it.
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Old 03-29-2006, 09:19 AM   #8
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Get rid off it and replace it with profecianal one. Don't do the Caphalon. Go to restaraunt supply store, you'd be surprise what you can get for the half of the price Caphalon would cost you.
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Old 03-30-2006, 03:37 PM   #9
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My mom used to put these aside and take them camping. When it got dirty (they turn black on the bottom very quickly over an open fire!), she'd just throw it away. BUT ... really, peeling teflon means you're eating the stuff. NOT GOOD. Throw it away.
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Old 04-03-2006, 12:21 PM   #10
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Ged rid of it.

Though you might be holding onto it for sentimental reasons, what would you do if that stuff came up into the food that you cook in it? Gotta think about that.

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