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Cookware

If you were choosing one of these cookware sets...

nicoleberry83 | Sep 21, 200709:18 PM     24

...which one would you get? And why?

(And also, thanks in advance for your patience w/me!)

I'm using some rewards I earned w/my health insurance to redeem cool stuff, and I'm thinking about upgrading my current stuff. I cook pretty often and really enjoy using good products. I want to take into consideration durability, ease of clean-up, and overall performance.

I have 32,000 insurance bucks to spend, so the numbers below reflect what these sets. For the point value, which set will serve me best?

30,176 -- All-Clad Stainless 9-Piece Cookware Set

25,676 -- Swiss Diamond Cast-Aluminum Nonstick 10-Piece Cookware Set

21,176 -- Calphalon Tri-Ply Stainless-Steel 13-Piece Cookware Set

15,882 -- Emerilware Hard Anodized 14-Piece Cookware Set

15,830 -- Cuisinart MCP-12 Multiclad Pro Stainless-Steel 12-Piece Cookware Set

13,182 -- Cuisinart Chef's Classic Nonstick Hard-Anodized 17-Piece Cookware Set

10,588 -- Calphalon Commercial Hard Anodized 9-Piece Set

10,535 -- Cuisinart Chef's Classic Stainless 14-Piece Cookware Set

10,058 -- Anolon Nonstick Dishwasher Safe Titanium 10-Piece Cookware set

9,791 -- Circulon 2 10-Piece Set

9,690 -- Kitchenaid Gourmet Essentials Hard Anodized 12 Piece Cookware Set

9,529 -- Anolon Professional 12-Piece Nonstick Cookware Set

9,529 -- Cuisinart Chefs Classic Nonstick Hard-Anodized 12-Piece Cookware Set

9,209 -- Circulon Total 10-Piece Cookware Set

8,999 -- Circulon Classic 14-Piece Cookware Set

7,939 -- KitchenAid Gourmet Essentials 10-Piece Hard Anodized Cookware Set

Okay, I'll stop here! There are even more options, but I figure the lower the point value, the worse the set will be.

Advice? Thoughts? Feedback?

Thanks soooo much for helping me pick out a great set!

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