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FWIW, my friend who owns a Chinese restaurant uses only cheap carbon steel woks.
The constant use and incredibly hot burners in his kitchen means they only last about 6-8 months before burning through and needing replacement.
Just finished reading Gary Taubes' new book, Why We Get Fat: And What To Do About It. I was looking for more information, and found this old posting. The Eades blog looks really good. Thanks for the tip!
I think the key to it must be the solid platinum, hand-sharpened, triple-honed, polished-with-fleece-from-newborn-mountain-goat, luxury branded blade used to create those beautiful slashes in the upper crust.
Please don't hold it in. Tell us how you really feel about them. :laugh:
LinebackerU wrote: Those Pampered Chef pizza stones are the most overpriced pieces of crap you can buy. I hear more stories about those particular stones cracking than ab…
I got my Egg yesterday, and used it for the first time today. Nothing fancy, just a couple of steaks, but believe you me, I'm now a convert for life!
Everything about it seems to be so easy and straightforward, that I expect to be usin…
Jer_inva wrote: From someone who will be attending their first eggfest as a taster I say "Thank You" for putting this together. Jer
+1 to that. As a newbie, I definitely appreciate the insight from an experienced chef. This is something I'd…
My friend owns an extremely good Chinese restaurant, and believe me their woks are hotter than you could imagine. He says that's why the food at the restaurant always is better than what you can make at home (except for eggheads, of course).
TheDirtyBurger wrote: after various attempts and many beers
Luckily I had more beers handy to cool it down :evil:
As long as you don't run out of that secret ingredient, you should be able to handle anything!
If you're a fan, you should know that he's going to open a second Jungle next year.
It will be in what used to be a Bigg's at the Ohio 32 exit from I-275 on the east side of Cincinnati.
Can't possibly have everything the Fairfield store has, but…
Still on the fence, but thanks so much for all the advice.
I guess I'll take TheDirtyBurger's suggestion and wait until I can see them in action.
I'm in southern Ohio, so I'll be watching the schedule for some kind of Eggfest within a reasonab…
OK, so if I can summarize the responses, based on a thorough mathematical analysis of all comments so far, the prevailing wisdom is:
Well, I guess it boils down to the simple fact that there are lots of people with a me…
This is starting to sound really familiar! :laugh:
I guess I've read at least a dozen reports from folks who talk about how happy they are with their large and small (or some other combination).
Agreed, that makes a lot of sense for many peop…