made · in – Made Right

20200929_114459The Made In Carbon Steel Wok is an all business pan for your kitchen.

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Manufactured  in France, it comes nicely packaged with a set of instructions on a few simple seasoning steps to get it going. You can season with most high smoke point oils or purchase the Made In Wax, a combination of grapeseed oil, canola oil, and beeswax.

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It’s a well-made pan weighting in at 4lbs 6.8oz. Lighter than cast iron but heavier than your stainless-steel fry pans. The 9-inch curved handle makes it easy to manipulate the pan. Unless you’re a bench-pressing line cook you will probably need 2 hands for tossing your vegetables. The 5-inch-wide flat bottom sits nicely above your largest burner. The pan is 4 inches deep and 12 3/4 inches wide and looks big. You may be tempted to load it up but don’t, keep it simple.

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The 1 inch wide handle is not coming off and Made In knows it. The pan comes with a non-transferable lifetime warranty.

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The 2-millimeter thick carbon steel heats up quickly so use a high smoke point oil like avocado or grapeseed.

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It is awesome for stir-fry, sautéing mushrooms, or cooking anything fast with high heat.  A pan of this quality is a steal at their price of $99. This pan would make an excellent Christmas gift for someone that loves to cook and wants to explore the great things you can do with stir fry. Check out the complete line of Made In carbon steel, stainless steel, and non-stick cookware, there is no risk. Here is the company’s promise.

”Cookware can be confusing. That’s why we offer an industry-leading 45-day trial period and will pay for your return shipping if you’re not happy with your purchase for any reason. We promise that the real, caring people behind our customer experience team will do their best to make sure you’re satisfied before, during, and long after your purchase, so don’t hesitate to reach out to them at any point during the buying process. Note: Limited release, give back, and engraved products may differ. For Non Stick items, please see our 1-year limited-warranty.”

Everything You Need to Know About Cast Iron Skillets — All in One Place

We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. It’s no secret how much we love a cast iron skillet here at Kitchn. You can get a good one (read: the best one !) for a very little amount of money, pass it on for generations, use it as a nonstick pan — the list goes on!

Source: Everything You Need to Know About Cast Iron Skillets — All in One Place

Understanding The Smoke Point of Cooking Oils and Fats

This is a great article from SAVORY simple explaining cooking oil smoke points that comes with a handy Smoke Point Index. Understanding The Smoke Point of Cooking Oils and Fats Regardless of whether you’re a beginner or advanced cook, it’s important to understand the smoke point of oils and fats. This is essential for preventing kitchen fires and burned meals.

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How to Spend a Big Fat Weekend in Austin, Texas

Austin is a lot like Charleston, there are almost too many good places to eat. Bon Appétit says:

“Yes, there is barbecue and Tex Mex, but Austin’s delicious things per capita ratio is so high that you’ll want to come for so much more—including lamb pizza, marshmallow fluff brownie, oysters, and more.”

Source: How to Spend a Big Fat Weekend in Austin, Texas