I am interested in buying good cookware. I currently have falling apart IKEA pieces.
I am a beginning cook and and am quickly replacing the items in my kitchen with quality items.
I have identified All-Clad 18/10 stainless, Cuisinart MultiClad, Riess and Le Creuset as being the companies I am considering.
I have read quite a bit on chowhound and I have tried out All-Clad's handles and they are fine to me…
Is stainless steel or enamel cookware considered superior? How do I decide which one is better for my needs?
Also, what would you recommend that I purchase for my first pieces? I suppose I need a 10 and 12 inch frying pans, a 4 quart sauce pan, a 2 quart sauce pan, but cannot think of what else?
Also, what utensils would you recommend?