Well that's good to hear! Remember, not everyone has that kind of set up so we've got to be a little careful when we're recommending more advanced techniques and processes.
I don't even want to think about how ugly a pan full of boiling kroil on the home stove would be.
Oh, and pores in metal...
Given what happens to metal when it expands through heat, wouldn't any openings in the surface of the metal (pores, fissures, cracks, etc.) CLOSE, not open?
The only way I can see them opening is if they get cold.
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