Searing a steak
Boiling dumplings in stock
Cooking scrambled eggs
Roasting a pig on a spit next to hot coals
It is oven-safe.
It doesn't cool down when you add food.
You can cook overly acidic foods in it.
You can get away with using a little less oil.
The majority (the former idea)
The other people (the latter idea)
The handle grip
The blade grip
Can be ground down into an extraordinarily sharp edge
Doesn't dull even with prolonged use
Discolors if it comes into prolonged contact with acidic fruits or vegetables
Hard to shapen
The back of the bottom shelf
The back of the top shelf
The middle of the door
They become looser and looser
Egg whites foam best
The become more and more alkaline