GalleryGuest showcase: Elkington saucepans for P&O
These sea-faring saucepans — English-made and nickel-lined — belong to reader Roger W.
GalleryGuest showcase: Two Jules Gaillard oval cocottes
I think these are the work of young Jules Gaillard at the start of his forty-year career.
Gallery27cm Van Neuss-Pommier saucepan
Like H. Pommier himself, this saucepan has a lot of Van Neuss DNA in it.
Gallery30cm Peter Brux Windsor
The “Brux” is for Bruxelles where the chaudronnerie Peter made beautiful copper.
If loving this skillet is wrong, I don’t want to be right.
Two 28cm sauté pans, both alike in dignity…
I’m starting to suspect this isn’t an antique French pan but instead a modern reproduction. And a reader has solved the mystery for me!
"Science"A little science about copper and tin
There’s some very interesting chemistry going on between a copper pan and its tin lining.
Rocky Mountain Retinning re-attached one handle of an antique pot with brand-new rivets. Can you tell which one?
To my eye, a silver lining looks a lot like tin, and I thought it might be useful to be able to tell the difference.
Caring for copperThe psychology of seasoning
Do you think this skillet is dirty?