Yes, you can cook steak in a sauté pan. Its large surface area allows for an even sear, and the high sides minimize oil splatter.
Steaming is a healthy and efficient cooking method where food is cooked using the steam from boiling water.
Boiling is a fundamental cooking process where water is heated to its boiling point, turning into steam.
Frying is a cooking method where food is cooked in hot oil or fat.
A sauté pan is used for sautéing, a method of cooking food quickly in a small amount of oil or butter over relatively high heat.
Yes, many grill pans are oven-safe, but always check the manufacturer’s instructions. Cast iron grill pans are particularly well-suited for transitioning from stovetop to oven.
A grill pan is designed to mimic outdoor grilling. It provides the seared, grilled lines on foods and allows for healthier cooking as fats drain away from the food.
A steamer pot is designed for cooking food with steam heat. It preserves nutrients, flavor, and texture. Common uses include steaming vegetables, seafood, dumplings, and even some desserts.
The term “Dutch oven” dates back to the 17th century, when the Dutch were pioneers in the casting process for iron pots.
The healthiest frying pans are those that don’t release toxic chemicals when heated. Pans with ceramic coatings are popular for being non-toxic and non-stick without the use of harmful chemicals.