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Cuisinart Chef's Classic Stainless 1-Quart Pour Saucier Reviews

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Disappointed but expected

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Pros: Inexpensive

Cons: Uneven heating, unbalanced weight

I intended to buy a saucier for making creme anglaise/custards, which I make often.  Before I bought one, I got this one as a gift.  While I appreciate receiving the gift, this saucier has some significant flaws for my purpose.  Because of its design I figured it would fail but I am disappointed nonetheless.   First, this pan uses an encapsulated disk bottom.  Since the disk is much smaller than the maximum width of the pan, the custard just above the disk line curdles no matter how frequently or vigorously I stirred.  The steel on the side of the pan is simply too thin and heats up much more than the disk.  I tried temperature adjustments...
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