We read and hear phrases like "If you want All-Clad quality..." "As good as All-Clad" all the time. But what do they mean, really?
Cookware recommendations begin and end with All-Clad.
Somewhere, sometime, someONE decided that All-Clad would be forever more the best damn clad cookware in the whole wide world end of story.
When did this happen? And why?
More importantly, IS All-Clad "All that"? And if it isn't perhaps there ought to be a moratorium on making it the de facto baseline.