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Does Alton Brown use/recommend any particular pots and pans?

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BangorDin Dec 15, 2006 03:45 PM

I know he likes Shun knives, and heavy aluminum rolled-edge non-shiny cake pans. But last night he was using a silver-colored saucier (chocolate truffle show) -- is there a way I can determine what brand this was?

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    PDXpat Dec 15, 2006 03:50 PM

    Wouldn't swear to it, but the cookware I see on his show looks an awful lot like All-Clad.

    1. HaagenDazs Dec 15, 2006 03:54 PM

      Try watching the credits, they sometimes mention the name of the product. For instance, I know they mention that the cooktop, oven, -whatever- is provided by Viking.

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        BangorDin Dec 15, 2006 03:55 PM

        I thank you, never thought of reading the "fine print"!

        1. Covert Ops Dec 15, 2006 04:10 PM

          Here's your answers:
          http://www.goodeatsfanpage.com/Refere...

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            BangorDin Dec 15, 2006 06:23 PM

            Thank you for bringing my attention to this list!

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              Covert Ops Dec 15, 2006 07:44 PM

              I mean, it may not be "official." As far as I know, the GEFP people just write down what they can see from the episodes. But it's a good place to start. And it categorizes his recommendations pretty nicely. :-)

          2. Mattapoisett in LA Dec 15, 2006 05:29 PM

            He also has a book called Gear for your Kitchen. though I would not buy it unless you might be equipping a kitchen from scratch or an Alton junkie like I am

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              Kelli2006 Dec 15, 2006 05:33 PM

              AB used All-Clad in the early shows, but once the show changed to the current set, he has used Viking cookware when possible.

              Alton does endorse Shun knives, and used to endorse Lodge cast iron, but I don't think that relationship is still in effect.

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