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Feb 5, 2009 04:07 AM

what's your go to pan...

just curious of what everyone's go to pan is... for now mine's a calphalon "everyday" pan, it's 12 in across and has 2 handles and pretty deep. It's not nec my BEST pan but i have some stuff that's waiting to come out until after a big move.

just wondering if there's a pan people reach for the most... out of ease of use or bc it's stored on the stove....

for good measure, my go to knife is a wusthof 6 inch chef. I have others but i was scared to buy a bigger knife when i got this and now it's habit. :)

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  1. Stainless 4 qt saucepan and 5 1/2 quart saute. I use at least one of them every day.

    1. I love my MC2 fry pans, but if I'm just cooking for myself I usually grab my Emerilware 8" pan. It was $20 at BB&B, but it is every bit as good as my All-Clad.

      1. Large cast-iron skillet, hands down. For saucepans, 2-qt. stainless with clad bottom.

        1. 12" cast iron skillet.
          It lives on the cooktop.
          Does not have a residence in a cabinet.
          Never has.
          I have a floppy silicone lid for it.

          1. It seems like 90% of the stove top cooking is done in one of two pans:

            1. A 5 qt Calphalon One sautee pan.
            2. A 2-1/2 qt. Cuisinart stainless sauce pan.