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Della

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I'm heading to Williams Sonoma tomorrow to buy a tart pan...and I seem to remember hearing something about the darker "burnished" finish is superior to the typical shiny silver finish.

Anyone have an opinion?

Thank you

Della

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I'm heading to Williams Sonoma tomorrow to buy a tart pan...and I seem to remember hearing something about the darker "burnished" finish is superior to the typical shiny silver finish. 

Anyone have an opinion?

Thank you

Della

If you are talking about what I think you are, the 'darker" finish is typical of a non-stick finish, which I feel is better. They are more expensive then the silver finish, but worth it in my opinion.

HTH,

Jason

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If you are talking about what I think you are, the 'darker" finish is typical of a non-stick finish, which I feel is better. They are more expensive then the silver finish, but worth it in my opinion.

I have some dark tart pans which I like (the darkness helps the pastry get done at the the same time as the filling), but they aren't non-stick. They're made out of some especially-prone-to-rusting steel which has to be carefully dried before putting away. You can just let it sit in a warm oven for a while after washing.

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I have the WS shiny kind and have never had a problem. The crust browns nicely and I have never had a problem with sticking (use bakers pam).

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I have the shiny kind and have never had a problem with them. My crusts usually have enough butter in them that releasing isn't a problem either - no need for Pam or buttering the pan.


"I just hate health food"--Julia Child

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Thanks for all the input. I ended up getting the non-stick darker finish. It was about $5.00 more but as my crusts aren't that great yet, I figure it can't hurt!!

Cheers ~ Della

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