These days, top ceramic cookware performs even better than Teflon. A good ceramic frying pan is just as capable of cooking effortless, no-mess eggs as a leading PTFE-style non-stick pan. More importantly, however, ceramic non-stick is totally free of the health concerns that many people have with Teflon. Ceramic coatings don’t flake, they’ve never been exposed to the toxic chemical PFOA, and they don’t release noxious fumes at normal cooking temperatures.
Did you know that there are techniques that can allow you to season stainless steel pan? I am a person that loves to cook, but I am also a person that really hates scrubbing my pans to get the food off of them after the meal is prepared, which is why I love nonstick surfaces.
Are you more than a bit annoyed by the sometimes arduous process of red copper pan cleaning? While many people understand how to season a cast iron skillet or even a stainless steel skillet, the knowledge of how to season a red copper pan is somewhat rare.
What type of cutting board treatment do you use on the cutting boards in your kitchen? Many people do not actually treat their cutting boards, and until recently, this was my mindset as well. Recently, I learned that you can seal the surface of your cutting board to protect it.
Berndes is a bit of an anomaly in the cookware industry. They’re one of the few brands that is up-front about the limitations of their pans. While other companies market their pans on incredible longevity, Berndes is simply honest about their coatings. They suggest that their ceramic pans might appear to be incredibly non-stick, but that using oil will be necessary at the beginning of a pan’s lifetime to help the cookware last longer.