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Why Use a Wok With a Round Bottom?

Why Use a Wok With a Round Bottom?

Round-bottomed carbon steel and cast iron woks are the preferred woks that are used by professional chefs. Round-bottomed woks are made of carbon steel, cast iron or stainless steel.

What Should My Wok Patina Look Like?

What Should My Wok Patina Look Like?

Your wok will change color over time to light brown (tan) then dark brown and eventually black. These patina changes help to season your wok. It is a Good Thing!

Best Meat Thermometers For Cooking With a Wok

Best Meat Thermometers For Cooking With a Wok

What is the best meat thermometer if you are using a wok? You still need to monitor meat temperature when using a wok.

How to Slow Cook in a Wok?

How to Slow Cook in a Wok?

Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to slow cook in a wok. Before diving into how you can slow cook in a wok, let's look at what is slow cooking.

Three Reasons to Use a Wok Instead of a Frying Pan

Three Reasons to Use a Wok Instead of a Frying Pan

Using a wok rather than a frying pan has many advantages. In this article, I give you three reasons to use a wok rather than a frying pan.

The Best Wok for Asian Cooking

The Best Wok for Asian Cooking

The best wok allows you to optimally perform its multiple functions. There are many styles, sizes, materials and helper handles to choose from. Round-bottom, flat-bottom, electric, and cast iron woks are only a few to consider.

How to Select a Wok for College Students

How to Select a Wok for College Students

If you are searching for the best cooking utensils for students then I suggest you consider looking at woks and associated accessories from wokowner.com

How to Season a Wok With Wooden Handles

How to Season a Wok With Wooden Handles

Both wooden or bamboo handles must be protected during the seasoning process in order to preserve the color and composition of the handles. If you follow these seasoning instructions you will preserve you wok handles.

Best Carbon Steel Woks [Top 5 Woks for Great Meals]

Best Carbon Steel Woks [Top 5 Woks for Great Meals]

Copper, stainless steel, and aluminum do make excellent woks. Despite this, Asian chefs prefer to use carbon steel. Why would they? This is partly due to the durability of the material and the effective nature of carbon’s heat conductivity.

How to Cook Rice in a Wok

How to Cook Rice in a Wok

Fried rice is simple to make using a wok if you follow a few simple rules. It is a great way to use up leftovers. Couple that with the rules on making fried rice, and you get a delicious meal.

Can I Use a Wok Ring on a Gas Range?

Can I Use a Wok Ring on a Gas Range?

This article is all about wok rings. Here are some of our favorite wok rings so you can get to cooking with your wok no matter what kind of stove you have.

What is a POW Wok?

What is a POW Wok?

A pow wok is simply a wok with a single long handle, usually 6-7" so that the cook can flip and toss the wok over a gas flame similar to how you would flip an omelet.