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Look at this beauty! (Matfer Bougeat Black Steel Pan)

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  • Mudkat
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    • Feb 2017
    • 2083
    • At a river near me, MD
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    Look at this beauty! (Matfer Bougeat Black Steel Pan)

    Matfer Bougeat 15 3/4" Black Steel Pan just arrived today. That's a 11 3/4" frying/sauteing surface! I use my 12" Lodge Carbon Steel Pan all the time but it's 9" cooking surface can crowd the veggies and meat too much when cooking for more than two. Can't wait to season this baby and saute away!

    Here's the dimensions as per Matfer. It's very light at 8 lbs 2 oz.

    Diameter/Height
    15 3/4”, 2 3/4”.
    Weight:8 lbs. 2 oz.
    Cooking Surface 11 3/4"

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    The handle is welded on so no rivets to clean collect food particles.

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  • Oakgrovebacon
    Club Member
    • Apr 2016
    • 1845
    • South central Illinois

    #2
    Nice!

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    • Spinaker
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      #3
      Beautiful pan! Let's see some cooks, brother!

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        #4
        She's a Beauty, Brother!

        Kinda surprised they didn't put a helper handle on one that size

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        • Mudkat
          Mudkat commented
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          Agreed. It won't fit in the oven that's for sure!
      • holehogg
        Club Member
        • Nov 2017
        • 2237
        • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

        #5
        That looks like a tool that can do it's job properly.
        Reasonably thick gauge steel too.

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        • FireMan
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          • Jul 2015
          • 7595
          • Bottom of Winnebago

          #6
          Yeah, some food. No corpus dilecti here ya know.

          Mighty good lookin!

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          • CaptainMike
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            #7
            Beautiful pan!

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            • Troutman
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              • Aug 2017
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              #8
              Carbon steel is the way of the pros

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              • EdF
                EdF commented
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                If we need something additional, I think that's the direction we'll go. We do have one as a wok. But we have so many good pots and pans, that I don't think it'll be happening anytime soon.
            • Frozen Smoke
              Club Member
              • Nov 2017
              • 1528
              • Northern Mn

              #9
              That's a beauty for sure! Is the seasoning process the same as CI?

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              • Mudkat
                Mudkat commented
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                I'm going to follow Matfer instructions for first seasoning, potato peels, oil, and salt, wipe and repeat. After that its the same. Wash with hot water, apply thin layer of oil and store.
            • Mudkat
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              #10
              Food pics as requested. FireMan Spinaker

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              • Fire Art
                Fire Art commented
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                That sure puts things into perspective

              • Spinaker
                Spinaker commented
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                Hahahaha, Riveting!

              • Mudkat
                Mudkat commented
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                Welding!
            • Troutman
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              #11
              Just bought the same pan over Christmas. Haven’t touched it yet. Hoping it will be the sweet spot between my CI pan and my stainless. Jury is still out

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              • Mudkat
                Mudkat commented
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                Enjoy it!
            • RonB
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              • Apr 2016
              • 12547
              • Near Richmond VA
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              #12
              At that weight, your wife will have to use both hands when swingin' at your head.

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              • Mudkat
                Mudkat commented
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                LOL! I actually had her lift it when I took it out of the box. She held it like a low swing baseball bat and was swinging it back and forth. I said, "okay now I know what pan you'll use to konk me on the head". It was her smile that gave me the chills.
            • painter
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              • Dec 2016
              • 208
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              #13
              Been loving my Matfer for a while now. Food seems to just skate around in it. As for the weight, it's not really an issue as it seldom leaves my range top.

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              • HawkerXP
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                • Jul 2016
                • 5327
                • Northern Virginia
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                #14
                You finally got something big enough to hold some bacon at our meat-ups!

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                • Mudkat
                  Mudkat commented
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                  Yes sir. Sounds like a plan. I'm missing those pancakes!
              • Mudkat
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                #15
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