"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > Cookware and Accessories > Cookware
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-14-2005, 07:17 AM   #11
Sous Chef
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: USA,Minnesota
Posts: 973
As Andy said, consider a factory outlet store. I have bought LeCreuset and All-Clad there at substantial savings. They were "cosmetic seconds" but I'm really fussy and I couldn't see anything wrong with them.

...and that's the way it is in northern Minnesota.
Otter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2005, 07:27 PM   #12
Master Chef
Constance's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Southern Illiniois
Posts: 8,175
My big soup pots and roasters are Magnalite, and work great. They heat evenly, take less heat to cook, and are not too heavy for me to handle.
My skillets and one dutch oven are Calphalon, and I wouldn't trade them for anything. They do a great job, and are so easy to clean up.
I had a whole set of Le Creuset that I gave my step-son, (a handsome bachelor who cooks too!) because it is just too heavy for me to handle any more. Arthritis and degenerative disc disease have caused me to make a lot of changes is my cooking methods.
I've also got lots of cast iron and Revere ware stored away in the basement...too good to get rid of, someone may need it someday.
I also still use the old speckled enamel covered roasting pans (3 sizes) for turkey, dressing, and baked beans. And the old speckled kettle that used to be for canning is just right for a big batch of corn on the cob.
My favorite dutch oven is the one my parents got for a wedding present in 1946...I think it's made of cast aluminum or some alloy. It makes the BEST pot roast!

Constance is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2005, 05:40 PM   #13
Executive Chef
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 4,164
Alton Brown Swears by Lodge Logic and it is cheaper than other kinds of cookware.
Have you had your habanero pepper today????
The hotter the pepper, the better the pepper!!!
kleenex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2005, 01:55 PM   #14
Master Chef
luvs's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: da 'burgh
Posts: 9,674
i think all-clad is the best. it is nice and heavy and i have very few problems with sticking, even scrambled eggs.

i believe that life would not be complete sans comfy 'ol tee-shirts, the Golden Girls, and the color pink
& rock on, PITTSBURGH-
luvs is offline   Reply With Quote

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

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:11 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.