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Do You Cook With a Wok?

Some serious pizza tools aren't the only items I've been coveting for my kitchen; lately, AlexisSF has been raving about her wok, and it's making me want one, too. Do you own one?

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insanitypepper insanitypepper 7 years
My husband is the wok master in our house. It is very messy, though. I always have to clean the floor after because it gets so slippery.
sourcherries sourcherries 7 years
No, but I would love one. @AlexisSF or Yumsugar: any recommendations? ;p
GummiBears GummiBears 7 years
Yes I have one and I need a new one.
betty-kraker betty-kraker 7 years
never have use one
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 7 years
Used to cook with a wok on the occasion. Sort-of strayed away and went to a deep steel frying pan instead. A bit easier use since we no longer have a range stove (electric) and the cooking temp can be iffy on electric and somewhat awkward to handle. That said, I still feel that if you can use a wok to cook your stir-fries, etc, to do so. The meal comes out quite yummy.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
No. I don't like to cook with a wok, as it splatters oil and cooking juice (in a fine spray) everywhere. I love a good stir-fry, but it can get messy. I find that I have to thoroughly wipe down the stove, fan, counter tops afterwards.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 7 years
We burned a hole through ours and have yet to replace. I love them for many reasons.
kurniakasih kurniakasih 7 years
Yes, and will use it tonight to 'wok' dinner hehe.
muse2323 muse2323 7 years
I had one that I used over my electric burner, but I wasn't crazy about it--using my large skillet was easier and more efficient, and I can't use it on my glass-top stove now anyway. If I had a gas stove, I might want one.
socalbeachgal socalbeachgal 7 years
I have one and use it all the time!!
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 7 years
I used to, but I haven't recently. I read that unless you have a burner that's designed for a wok (with the appropriate shape and heat), you're not going to get an even cooking temperature. So I do all my stir-frying in a regular skillet.
Dana18 Dana18 7 years
I'm with you Partysugar ! I have always wanted a Wok!
fuzzles fuzzles 7 years
Nope. But thanks to this thread, I've had Aerosmith's "Walk (Wok) This Way" in my head all day! :bananana:
courtneyd courtneyd 7 years
I have an electric wok that I use fairly often. It also does double duty as my deep fryer.
partysugar partysugar 7 years
I wish I had one!
skigurl skigurl 7 years
no wok, but i have a large, deep frying pan which works fine for anything i cook
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