We've shared a lot of love for cast iron here at Serious Eats, but in our own kitchens there's another very similar type of pan that gets near equal use: carbon steel. Since it's more common in restaurant kitchens than homes, we've been pretty mum on the subject, but today, it's time to talk about what makes this sibling to cast iron great.
How to Care for that Fancy Carbon Steel Pan You Just Bought
Bought a carbon steel wok, before using it, it has to be seasoned. But how ? No worries, I brought it to my friend restaurant, the professional chef season the wok for me. The final product is a carbon steel wok that will not stick. Way better than the poisonous non-stick pan people buy in the store
La Paella Kit with 14-Inch Carbon Steel Pan in Gift Box
KEN HOM Carbon Steel Wok - Asian Stir Fry Pan with Helper Handle - 12.25", Silver
KEN HOM Nonstick Carbon Steel Wok - Flat Bottom Asian Stir Fry Pan with Helper Handle - 14.25", Black
Need A Pan That’s Smokin’ Hot? Reach For Carbon Steel | Place a carbon steel pan on a stovetop burner on high heat and stand back. In minutes, the surface temperature will reach 600 to 700 F. When hazy smoke floats into the air, it’s time to drizzle a small amount of oil onto the pan. The oil scatters across the surface, looking for a place […]
Garcima 20-Inch Carbon Steel Paella Pan, 50cm by La Paella, LLC.. $48.00. Safe for stovetop, oven, or grill.. Carbon steel is durable and conducts heat well. requires a bit of maintenance after washing.. Ideal for serving 6 to 10 people.. The pan comes with an informative pamphlet that contains two recipes, tips for perfect paella, and care instructions.. Authentic paella pan. made in spain.. Serves 6 to 10 people. This size usually fits over two standard burners. T...