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.
Last Updated Feb 2021 – Ceramic non-stick coatings have revolutionized the cookware industry. It’s now possible to make pans totally nonstick without the host of laboratory-created chemicals involved in Teflon. This means no PTFE or PFOA. More importantly, however, modern ceramic coatings have some pretty remarkable advantages in the kitchen.
The tools you use in the kitchen are just that: tools. While I’m certainly guilty of playing up the effect of a nice knife or frying pan from time to time, it’s not too much different from what happens when you purchase a nice hammer or vacuum cleaner. Your chores will become more fun for a time while you learn the quirks of your new device. After that brief honeymoon period, however, you’ll go back to hammering or vacuuming with your usual old attitude.
My cousin called me up the other day and asked what he should use for a lasagna tray. He was surprised to learn that there was a bit of nuance to the answer – he had assumed that it was totally fine to use any oven safe baking dish. While this is conceptually somewhat accurate, there are a few minor hang-ups that might prevent your lasagna from being perfect if you’re not aware of how different types of baking trays work.
Last Updated Feb 2021 – A few years ago, it was difficult to find quality induction-ready non-stick cookware. If you wanted to use an induction range, you would have to search far and wide for a selection of pots and pans that offered the features you wanted.
Last Updated Feb 2021 – If you watch TV, Guy Fieri is pretty hard to avoid. The reality television star is the host and producer of a slew of successful Food Network programs. While he might not be the best chef in the world, his blend of boisterous style, personality, and cooking talent has made him one of the culinary world’s biggest stars.
Last Updated Feb 2021 – While it’s not commonly talked about, waterless cooking has been around since the 1930s. It’s touted as an innovative cooking technique that utilizes the pre-existing moisture in your food instead of added water or fat. Many companies sell purpose-built cookware that’s designed especially for waterless cooking. But which brand is best?
Last Updated Feb 2021 – When you’re looking at Dutch ovens, should you choose Le Creuset or Staub? In order to find out which brand is best, we’ll examine several top products and go over the basics of how Dutch ovens work.
While Lagostina might not be as well known as All-Clad, Calphalon, or Cuisinart, it’s been a manufacturer of metal cookware since 1901. Founded in Italy, the brand initially focused on flatware before becoming a top producer of pressure cookers for many years.
Last Updated Feb 2021 – With cookware, layers give you more. All-Clad’s normal paradigm of layering steel and aluminum is cranked up to 11 with the 5-layer D5 and Copper Core lines. But how do they stack up with each other? Learn the important differences between these two cookware lines here so you can decide which set is best for your kitchen.