LAST DAY FOR MILK STREET STORE ORDERS (GROUND SHIPPING) IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS IS WEDNESDAY, 12/12.

The Complete Milk Street TV Show Cookbook

Mstv Cookbook 2 Signed Final 4

New Season. New Recipes. New Book. Signed Editions available now!

Carbon-steel pans: the cheap, durable, nonstick workhorses of restaurant chefs

Toss Out Your Nonstick Skillet

Chefs love carbon-steel pans. They are inexpensive, nearly indestructible, oven- and broiler-safe, heat evenly and retain it well. Best yet, with use and time they develop a natural nonstick coating. So how come the rest of us don’t use them?

Photos: Kristin Teig