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Pampered Chef: New Stainless Colander Question

  1. gothim0802

    gothim0802 Member

    I had a customer want to know can you use these to cook in also?
    Oct 6, 2009
  2. raebates

    raebates Legend Member Staff Member

    I'm confused by the customer's question. A colander is for draining. How, exactly, are they hoping to cook in it?

    BTW, my initial reaction is no, that's not what they're designed for.
    Oct 6, 2009
  3. chefann

    chefann Legend Member Gold Member

    Perhaps for use as a steamer...

    My gut reaction is also no. Different solders are heat resistant to different temperatures/times and an item make for cooking would have to withstand longer sessions of higher heat than a colander is usually exposed to. But if she really wanted to know, you could write to the test kitchen and ask.
    Oct 6, 2009
  4. NooraK

    NooraK Legend Member Gold Member

    And if she's looking for a steamer, we have one of those, too.
    Oct 6, 2009
  5. BethCooks4U

    BethCooks4U Legend Member Gold Member

    No. We asked in the test kitchens and they said that they were not designed to be used in that way.
    Oct 6, 2009
  6. gothim0802

    gothim0802 Member

    That was my initial answer too but wanted to ask. I did tell her there was a steamer though ;)
    Oct 6, 2009
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