• Given the subtle reinforcements everywhere (e.g., in recipes: “Using a non-stick pan…”) it’s easy to see how anyone could believe that plastics do everything pure metals have done for centuries just as safely and somehow even better. The success of those messaging campaigns emerged over......

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  • In 2009, just about at the bottom of The Great Recession, Brooklyn Copper Cookware got started. When I realized the cookware I loved using most was no longer made in the US, a challenge emerged – clear, simple, and daunting. Produce the finest cooking tools......

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  • The ductile iron casting foundry that casts BCC handles uses the Roberts-Sinto process, which requires just three operators to manage a machine that is capable of producing thousands of castings from BCC’s match plates (casting tools). This is a lot faster, cleaner, safer and much less wasteful......

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  • The hand that succeeds at wipe tinning has the deftest of touches. Between managing a pan that has been heated to over 600℉ and ladling molten 500℉ tin into it, flame, steam and smoke compromise a good deal of visual perception. A tin smith is......

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  • Sometimes what you’re making demands it...

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  • One of the Last World-Class Tinsmiths Talks About the Craft...

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  • What goes into your stockpot…. and what goes on inside your stockpot...

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  • The Ground of Culture...

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  • Just a few months from now it will be a wonder that anyone could ever have been lured in — the hyper-promotion, the audacious lies, the incoherent gibberish, the lack of substance, even the artificial orange tinting — it will all have been so obvious…......

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  • “Also spare a thought for how the raw materials in your pots and pans were sourced. For example, it takes a lot of energy to refine aluminum, which accounts for the vast majority of top-of-the-range cookware sold in the United States. Mining and processing bauxite......

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  • Ageless Copper Predictably, we have serious misgivings about cooking on plastics and stainless steel. But we respect stainless steel. For instance, in bike parts and sailing tackle, if it’s not aluminum alloy or carbon fiber, stainless is what you want pretty much everywhere. For cooking,......

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  • Organic: how far do you take it? Living in a huge city it’s difficult to even stress organic, much less keep organic (in the sense that one easily keeps kosher or halal here in Brooklyn). The city is a constructed, human artifact – definitionally inorganic, right? Yet under......

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  • If you’ve read anything of the main Brooklyn Copper Cookware site, it’s probably clear that I was not born, trained nor ever even politely introduced to manufacturing of any sort before I determined that making cookware was somehow a smart career choice for my so-called......

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