"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > Cookware and Accessories > Cookware
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 12-19-2006, 09:28 PM   #21
Sous Chef
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 905
Quote:
Originally Posted by Robt
I actually like the handles on AC. They dissipate heat better than any other I've used. If you really hate the handle then a bunch of the competitive cookware is as good. ie Viking, Calaphon Stainless or One, even Kirkland.

I don't own them because I prefer the heat dissipation of AC although Calaphon One handles are a close second.
They must have changed them because my son's handles get SO hot and I keep forgetting they are HIS handles (hot!!) and not my handles (coolish, at least). They get SO hot!!
__________________

__________________
Candocook is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-19-2006, 10:05 PM   #22
Head Chef
 
skilletlicker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Memphis, TN
Posts: 1,069
I have no problem with the handles getting hot unless I pull them out of the oven. The shape of the handle is a bit annoying when I am roasting coffee beans which involves tossing the contents every ten or fifteen seconds for nine or ten minutes.
__________________

__________________
Old bachelor cook

skilletlicker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2006, 06:15 AM   #23
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 496
I'm with most of the others. You guys just aren't holding them right.

There are some items where I don't like the handles and they serve no logical purpose (I have an all-clad whisk with that same design, and I don't hold a whisk "that" way...ever), but on the pots, they really are quite nice once you figure out how to grab em.
__________________
Poppinfresh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2006, 09:18 AM   #24
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 161
What I mainly don't like about All-Clad stick handles is the part you hold in your hand is the same size for all of thier cookware.

They take a handle that's barely adiquate for an eight inch skillet, make longer versions and put them on thier 10, 12 & 14 inch skillets.

Same with thier sauce and saute pans.
__________________

__________________
Ron W. is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.