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Tagine to Purchase?

morgij Dec 4, 2006 11:34 PM

I'm looking to purchase a cooking tagine, preferably unglazed, as a gift. They appear to be in short supply so I would appreciate any input as to finding one. I have been on www.tagines.com, but their supplies are limited and they don't have the one I want at the moment.


  1. erica Dec 4, 2006 11:55 PM

    Do you want one made by Le Creuset?

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    1. re: erica
      morgij Dec 4, 2006 11:57 PM

      No, I'm trying to get one which is made of terra cotta or something along those lines, but thank you!

    2. erica Dec 5, 2006 12:07 AM

      I kind of figured that...This is a long shot but you might try that place in Chelsea Market that sells Moroccan stuff....near the kitchen store at the end of the market...good luck!

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        RGR Dec 5, 2006 03:14 AM

        I'm pretty sure I've seen tagines at Kalustyan's though I don't remember if they were terra cotta.

        Sur La Table, the kitchenwares store, carries them. http://www.surlatable.com/common/goog...

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          007 Dec 5, 2006 03:36 AM

          I saw one a few weeks ago at Crate & Barrel.

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          1. re: 007
            RGR Dec 5, 2006 04:15 AM

            Here it is: http://www.crateandbarrel.com/family....

          2. m
            morgij Dec 5, 2006 02:02 PM

            Excellent, thanks so much for the suggestions!

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              snaporaz Dec 5, 2006 06:18 PM

              I bought a huge terracotta tagine (I had to cure it in the bathtub overnight and everything) at the store in Chelsea Market a few years ago, though I don't know whehter they still sell them. As an aside, it now sits on top of a bookshelf because it's really wedding banquet sized. I don't know what you had planned but I would recommend buying one of the smaller - medium ones along with one of Paula Wolfert's cookbooks (maybe even two, since moroccan meals seem to often feature multiple tagine preparations).

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              1. re: snaporaz
                morgij Dec 6, 2006 08:41 PM

                Sounds like Chelsea Market is the place! Thanks for the suggestions for the cookbook, that's a great compliment to the gift.

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                MikeG Dec 6, 2006 10:41 PM

                I don't know how their quality compares to the ones at that place in Chelse market, but much as I hate to say it, Kalustyan's has a few, too. Mostly rustic "working models" rather than the more decorative serving type (which may not be intended for cooking FYI.)

                1. bolletje Dec 6, 2006 10:44 PM

                  There's also a really great moroccan store at 8 Prince street called "Gates of Morocco" they seem to have a lot of authentic stuff there, and good prices. I bought a gorgeous pillow there for almost no money. So try there if the Chelsea Market moroccan shop doesn't have one.

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                  1. re: bolletje
                    jen kalb Dec 7, 2006 03:36 AM

                    There is a middle eastern store on 5th Ave in Bay Ridge - Id say around 80th or High 70s, east side and maybe named Al Ansar, which has quite a variety of tagines at reasonable prices. I have been intending to go down there and pick one up. Lots of other good things on that street, including Scandinavian Christmas sweets at Leskes and delish schawarma at Mazza Plaza.

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                    007 Dec 14, 2006 06:57 PM

                    Check this link out to buy online. I just ate Moroccan tagine last week in Manhattan on E. 34th Street and want to get one for myself!


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                      RGR Dec 14, 2006 08:15 PM

                      Williams-Sonoma carries these two: http://www.williams-sonoma.com/srch/i...

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