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Nov 11, 2011 12:17 PM

Induction Friendly, Reasonably Priced Pots - Where to Buy in SD?

We have a new GE Profile Induction cook top stove with a convection oven.

I have given away most of my pots and skillets because they do not work on the new cook top.

Also, I would appreciate any tips and advice about cooking a 20+ pound turkey in the oven?


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  1. Ikea sells many/most pots and pans marked as OK for induction. {I only have one of each plus my teapot because I have an induction hotplate/single}

    I am going to spatchcock my turkey again this year

    A 20 pounder should take maybe 2 hours. Use your meat thermometer...

    1. Just wondered if you considered obtaining an induction converter disc... You'd use it with your conventional pots in the interim to give you more time to smoothly transition from one technology to the other.

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      1. re: cgfan


        I didn't know until now that there was a converter. The manual is not very helpful and doesn't mention a converter.

        Thanks, cgfan for the info!


      2. You may want to check out the Costco Business Center and SD Restaurant Supply for pots and pans.

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        1. re: cstr

          Great info and thank you. I will look it up and send to daughter, the chef.

        2. The latimes usually has their article about the best way to brine (they recommend dry brining) and cook turkeys (they tried about five different ways) from about two or three years ago up around thanksgiving time. Don't remember off the top of my head what their final recommended way to cook turkey was. I do dry brining combined with smoking overnight, then finishing in the oven to crisp the skin. Dry brining is much better than normal wet brining, IMHO. The meat doesn't get as rubbery.

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          1. re: mikec

            Actually, it was two recipes, one from 2006 and one from last year:

            And if you're going to do dry brining, I've found that garbage bags (double bagged) work great for a >15 lb. turkey.

            1. re: mikec

              Also great info, I am so very grateful for your sharing.

          2. Smart and Final has some nice Nordic ware pans and pots that work well with induction cooking. They are also very reasonable priced and work great.

            If you buy the cheaper thinner metal at Ikea, it tends to warp.