Starfrit The Rock Review: An Innovative Take On Nonstick?

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It takes a lot to get ahead as a cookware manufacturer these days. With so many low-cost nonstick options to choose from, brands have to really stick out from the pack to be worth buying. While some companies turn to celebrity endorsements (from chefs like Paula Deen, Guy Fieri, and Curtis Stone), others use novel construction techniques to give their pots and pans a unique advantage.

Demeyere Cookware Review: A Top Contender In Luxury Cookware

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Choosing between multi-clad cookware lines isn’t easy. Pretty much every modern company makes cookware to a similar set of specifications: you get alternating steel and aluminum for heat distribution and durability, a stainless cooking surface that will last more-or-less forever, and metal handles and lids for improved oven safety. The things that separate one brand from another are often smaller details, like the lack of rolled rims or the exact length of a warranty.

Viking Cookware Reviews: Does This Top Kitchen Brand Also Make

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When it comes to appliances, Viking’s mission statement is clear. Viking tires to meld the power and functionality of professional appliances with the convenience modern consumers expect. This unique take has made them a staple in the oven and stove market. Viking appliances might be more expensive than the competition, but they come with a great blend of features for the more serious chef.

Curtis Stone Cookware Reviews – Dura-Pan Nonstick For Cheap

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Curtis Stone is a famous Australian chef who’s made dozens of TV appearances on many channels. You’ve probably seen him as a judge, guest, or even a host on one of dozens of programs, including America’s Next Great Restaurant and Top Chef Masters. His blend of personality and expertise has earned him a lot of respect from viewers and professionals alike

Paula Deen Cookware Reviews: True Southern Style Cookware?

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Paula Deen’s life story is the quintessential American journey to success. After divorcing her husband, she turned to odd jobs in an attempt to support herself and her children. She only found success when she embraced her passion and started a catering business out of her own kitchen. Over a few years, the popularity of her dishes outgrew her home oven and she opened up a Southern-style buffet restaurant that got rave reviews. She authored books, appeared on many television programs, and ultimately wound up endorsing a line of cookware.

Ballarini Cookware Review – A Hidden Italian Gem?

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I’m not often surprised when a friend recommends a piece of cookware to me. I’ve been around kitchens for a couple decades now, including both professional kitchens and residential ones owned by my friends, and I’ve used pots and pans from dozens of labels.
 
Ballarini was not one I was familiar with until a couple years ago. I was hesitant to investigate it at first. After all, shouldn’t an expert like myself have heard of any brand worth using?