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#31 rotuts

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 01:54 PM

"""Copco"""

 

does that bring back a lot of stuff.

 

I went down to my Basement, where Old Pots and Pans rest and brought up two LeCreuset sauce pans, in blue, # 12 and # 14.

 

i got them as a student, they were a stretch, at one of the original crate and barrels. one at a time .

 

I was on my way!  I was a 'great chef' after all , the pans came from France !  every sauce,  every slow cooked 'scrambled' egg w a ton of butter tasted so good.

 

ill clean then up and start using the again.

 

maybe a pic in a few days.     ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

 

thanks for the reminder !

 

these were for R handers.


Edited by rotuts, 13 December 2013 - 01:56 PM.

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#32 Robenco15

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 02:26 PM

So can you use those large/longer copper diffusers as a warming station to keep things warm in their pan. Obviously the pans would have to be small enough but you could probably fit 3 or 4 pans on one large diffuser and keep them all warm. That is pretty cool.
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Posted 13 December 2013 - 02:49 PM

So can you use those large/longer copper diffusers as a warming station to keep things warm in their pan. Obviously the pans would have to be small enough but you could probably fit 3 or 4 pans on one large diffuser and keep them all warm. That is pretty cool.

When I have one of the big diffusers over two burners, the heat is distributed evenly throughout the entire plate with some warmer spots right over the burners.  At the rear I put an oval pan then smaller pans - I can fit 4 or 5 where 2 would ordinarily sit. 


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#34 weinoo

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 03:02 PM

 

All cast iron will rust if you don't take care of it.  It's cast iron.

 

I don't understand how the Falk stainless stell interior is so different?

 

I, too, like to check things out before I buy them. But as I said above, these are both high-quality products and neither will disappoint.   If Falk is the size you want, then buy the Falk.

 

Then start worrying about how to keep it nice and shiny.

 

I'm curious to hear how the stainless steel interior is different as I don't really know much about it besides it is brushed and different than the typical stainless steel interior of pans. Also whether it affects anything, good or bad.

 

I'm not really worried about keeping copper pans shiny. And the falk is brushed so that should be very easy to keep up.

 

 

Why don't you buy both, see and feel how they differ and then send the one you like least back?  Otherwise you can never be 100% sure based on what others say and you may never sleep at night again.

 

We are starting to head into another poster who shall remain unnamed territory here. 


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#35 rotuts

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 03:06 PM

Why Not !

 

its possible with the way to be 120 % sure  !

 

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#36 weinoo

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 03:11 PM

Too bad they don't sell those brands at BB&B, right?


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#37 Robenco15

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 03:11 PM

It's an idea. I'm probably going with Falk as that size is most ideal. Eventually will buy the smallest Matfer saucepan to have that really tiny option. Wouldn't mind hearing opinions of the falk ss interior though.

I don't think I've been around long enough to understand that reference to another poster. Not trying to piss anyone off.

That large diffuser plate is an ingenius idea though. Sounds like a solution to those long griddle burners I personally always felt were not the best use of space.

#38 rotuts

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 03:16 PM

they sell some at Sur la Table and Bill Sonoma

 

maybe not as good or 

 

well, they re right there : :blink: Take them or Leave Them.


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Posted 13 December 2013 - 05:12 PM

 

All cast iron will rust if you don't take care of it.  It's cast iron.

 

I don't understand how the Falk stainless stell interior is so different?

 

I, too, like to check things out before I buy them. But as I said above, these are both high-quality products and neither will disappoint.   If Falk is the size you want, then buy the Falk.

 

Then start worrying about how to keep it nice and shiny.

 

I'm curious to hear how the stainless steel interior is different as I don't really know much about it besides it is brushed and different than the typical stainless steel interior of pans. Also whether it affects anything, good or bad.

 

I'm not really worried about keeping copper pans shiny. And the falk is brushed so that should be very easy to keep up.

 

 

I've had my Falk saucier a few years, I am still quite pleased with it.  I usually wash it with Dawn detergent but sometimes use Barkeeper's Friend.  I've had no discoloration, pitting, or rusting.  It is the only pot I have that I wash and dry right after use.  The iron handle does get hot, but usually not too hot to hold.  If so, I use a potholder.

 

The stainless steel interior looks to me like, umm, stainless steel.


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#40 Robenco15

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 05:36 PM

Thank you! Feeling good. Definitely can't afford to get both and return one later. Plus, who knows if I'd be able to return it haha! Falk it is. And I learned an thing with those copper diffusers so good thread!

Edited by Robenco15, 13 December 2013 - 05:52 PM.