Attn Dawgs Chefs/Cooks: Non-Stick, Stainless Steel, or Cast Iron?

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  1. koam

    koam Playa' Pimp

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    What's your preference in cookware?
     
  2. face palm

    face palm Well-Known Member

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    cast iron and takeout
     
  3. jaw_belize

    jaw_belize Well-Known Member VIP

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    Non stick daily use

    But cast iron for specialty shit
     
  4. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Spoon! Gold

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    Cast iron for steaks and burgers.
     
  5. nazdrowie

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    wheres the poll, asshole? :mad:
     
  6. JJDealer

    JJDealer Well-Known Member

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    Cast iron. I have 3 sizes plus a grill pan. Great stuff
     
  7. Engaged Chicken

    Engaged Chicken Well-Known Member DawgShed News Gold

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    Not non-stick! :cuss: That is bullshit! Except for certain jobs.

    You can't brown anything in a non-stick skillet. And if you use a stainless skillet, it IS nonstick if you know how to use it right. (Heat the pan. THEN add the oil. Then let the oil heat up, then add the food. Wahla. Your food will not stick.)

    Thank you.

    And I'm not picky about brands, but I like All-Clad. I have Cuisinart that I don't even know if they make anymore, it's over 20 years old and it's great.
     
  8. Blackened

    Blackened Commitment to Excellence VIP

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    Cast iron, you can't get much more non-stick than that

    I use it for everything except for acidic stuff
     
  9. Blackened

    Blackened Commitment to Excellence VIP

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    even bought a cast iron pizza pan recently and retired the stone

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  10. FtM

    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    Cast iron and ceramic :cheer:
     
  11. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Spoon! Gold

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    Anyone try the ceramic nonsticks they advertise late night? Teflon touching my food is off putting.
     
  12. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    Mom pans
     
  13. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    Actually yes, I have one. It is great. I got one at Bed Bath and Beyond. It's not a high-end one (aeternum is the brand) so you can't bash it around too much or the ceramic layer chips.
     
  14. Nibbler

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    First choice is cast iron.

    Second is stainless steel.
     
  15. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    all of the above, as well as enameled cast iron, aluminum and copper
     
  16. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Spoon! Gold

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    :hat:
     
  17. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    I made myself very available!
     
  18. Gomez

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    All Clad , thank you , good night / thread

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  19. MatthewT

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    omg 100% wrong no wonder everyone hates you :pie:
     
  20. TagMan

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    Depends on what I'm cooking, I use all 3.