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View Poll Results: What is your favorite pan?
Frying pan/skillet 21 35.59%
Saute pan 18 30.51%
Saucepan 2 3.39%
Dutch oven 10 16.95%
Other (please describe) 8 13.56%
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Old 11-06-2008, 09:54 AM   #1
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What is your favorite pan?

Mine is my All-Clad 3-quart saute pan - I reach for it first most of the time. I often use it for pan-frying as well as sauteeing, because the high sides keep more of the spatter inside the pan, and since it's larger than my largest skillet, I can usually fit in it comfortably the meat and/or sauce I'm making.

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Old 11-06-2008, 10:01 AM   #2
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I like my sauce pan. Only because whatever I need to cook, can be done in it now. It's only me and dh now.

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Old 11-06-2008, 10:06 AM   #3
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I think mine would be my wok.
Then my cast iron skillet.
Then my battered, 1 handle missing soup pot.
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Old 11-06-2008, 10:11 AM   #4
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My most versatile pan would have to be this one
The one reccomended to me by a member here when I was looking for an atypical everyday pan. I could easily cook most anything in it. I love the high sides and flat bottom. And that it has a lid.
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Old 11-06-2008, 10:22 AM   #5
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I have a no name large stainless steel skillet with a heavy bottom, straight sides and glass lid that very versitile. I reach for it more often than not.
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Old 11-06-2008, 10:31 AM   #6
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Thumbs up Cuisinart MultiClad Pro saute pan

My favorite is my CUISINART MultiClad Pro 3.5 quart saute pan with lid.
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Old 11-06-2008, 10:32 AM   #7
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My saute pan is used at some stage of most things.
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Old 11-06-2008, 10:33 AM   #8
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My favorite is my 5 1/2 quart Cuisinart deep saute pan (with lid). It's the original Cuisinart cookware that was made in France, with the copper sandwich on the bottom. I love it because I can cook dinner for a crowd in one pan, and it always heats evenly, so it browns my meat better than any other pan I can remember. so evenly! It has a wide enough diameter to accommodate a whole cut-up chicken, or 4 gigundo pork chops without crowding. It goes into the oven, and straight to the table.

wouldn't like to live without it.
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Old 11-06-2008, 10:36 AM   #9
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My cast iron skillet is my favorite pan.
Followed by the wok.
Then the dutch oven.
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Old 11-06-2008, 10:41 AM   #10
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I voted frying pan/skillet. My cast iron get's far more use than any other pan. Then my DO.

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