Non Stick Questions
Most people living paleo would be aware of many things concerning diet and how our ancestors we're going at it. Some of us even work out the way they think is similar to how our paleo parents were moving about. Then of course for those of us who... (more)
I've decided to replace my 12" non-stick frying pan because I noticed some odd smoke coming off of it as it was heating up on the stove (it had just been washed and dried). I'm assuming that's bad news, and I hear non-stick coatings are bad... (more)
Hey Hackers! Make: Baccarat Description -"chemical free", non-stick ceramic layer -aluminium body -stainless steel induction plate -PFOA/PTFE free Is ceramic pretty good to use (inert?)? and it's non-stick; any experience with eggs? I currently... (more)
It's so good to use - but the surface is scratched - and I know this is bad, I just can't say specifically why. What is the specific harm in cooking with it? I need to be able to justify why I need to throw it away and buy a new (cast iron? ... (more)
The PFOA/C8 can be released while cooking, scratched or not. It's well documented that the gas released can and does kill pet birds kept in the kitchen near the stove. It's associated with all kinds of health risks in humans, as well. A place to... (more)
I just ditched my non-stick pan for stainless steel. Sticking is now a problem though -- particularly with eggs -- even though I use butter. What do you folks do about this? I looked at Pam's ingredients a while back and wasn't happy. (more)
I listen to Robb Wolf's podcast and it seems he is very much against storing/heating food in plastic (even avoiding plastic water bottles). And as far as I can tell, this even applies to BPA-free plastics. But, he cooks his bacon on a nonstick... (more)
My theory (completely unproven and without citations) is that what you're cooking on might more important than what you store in-- I have to believe that the application of high heat might release/transfer whatever evil lurks within non-stick far... (more)
I had an enamel omelette pan but it got thrown out while I was out of town (WTH?!). Now, I'm using a teflon pan that is new -so no scratches,yet- but I want to get something that is more durable and less toxic. And, of course, that my omelette... (more)
Cast-iron cookware seems to get a lot of paleo love. I have trouble understanding how it could really be healthy. But perhaps my concerns can be dismissed. (I would love to have a healthy non-stick option). 1) The seasoning process seems to... (more)
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