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Teflon, Ceramic, Anodized Aluminum: A Guide to Nonstick Cookware

Teflon, ceramic, anodized aluminum...if you are on the hunt for new nonstick cookware, you may be overwhelmed by the options. With nearly a dozen different varieties of pots and pans to choose from...

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Calphalon Non Anodized Pot (w/o NON stick)

by Rachel77 6 years ago

I have a Calphalon pot hard anodized (NOT non-stick) that was bought in 2000 or 1999. When making a few batches of jam in the bot I realized that the inside layer lost its "charcoal" color and t...

Calphalon Cookware

by slowandsteady 12 years ago

I recently purchased a Calphalon One Infused Anodized 2.5qt Saucepan. Got it at a decent price of $39.99. Is anodized cookware considered non-stick? Also, are there any concerns about acidic food ...

New Williams-Sonoma Hard-Anodized Copper Core

by mwhitmore 8 years ago

More hype or the real thing? How thick is the copper or is that *proprietary*? Same/thicker than AC CC? How many layers of what materials?

How to Clean Hard Anodized Cookware's Exterior

by mikhash 14 years ago

Having problems cleaning newly received gift of Calphalon,contemporary non-stick cookware with hard anodized exterior. While many posts seems to be in regards to cleaning the non-stick interior sur...

CUISINART® Hard Anodized Non-Stick Set

by FrancineWay 6 years ago

I'm thinking of redeeming some credit card points on a set of non-stick pots and pans. My options are: - CUISINART® GreenGourmet™ Hard Anodized Eco-Friendly Non-Stick 10-Piece Cookware Set -...

Costco Kirkland hard anodized cookware

by luckyfatima 11 years ago

A 15 piece set of Kirkland 18/10 hard anodized non-stick aluminum cookware with titanium bonding is available now for about $150 at Costco . They are comparing it to the Calphalon Unison line. ...

Stainless or hard anodized roasting pan?

by Jack_ 13 years ago

Time for a new roasting pan. We usually do a chicken once a week. I noticed a big difference going from Pyrex to a dark cake pan but the cake pan is on its last legs. I know when I make cookies ...

Hard anodized + non stick??

by Sirrith 8 years ago

I've been looking at anodized aluminium cookware of late, and I'm confused as to why so much of it is hard anodized then coated with some non-stick material? Is bare anodized aluminium sticky? Do...

Calphalon Anodized - What Happened to It?

by wintersummer 13 years ago

I've had a set of Calphalon Anodized cookware for about 20 years. It's served me well. My husband cleaned one of the saucepans the other day, as usual with a little Barkeeper's friend. When he f...

Is Hard Anodized Aluminum ok w/acids?

by mousse 9 years ago

Thinking of buying a new saute pan. Calphalon has a Commercial Hard Anodized Aluminum pan that looks good. Wondering if since it's "aluminum", it reacts the same way (negatively) with tomatoes, win...

How does hard anodized aluminum cookware fit into the equation?

by jedovaty 9 years ago

Hi there: Main question: Where/how does hard anodized aluminum cookware fit in terms of uses in the home kitchen? I'm specifically interested in the stuff *without* non-stick coatings. In oth...

CALPHALON Commercial Hard-Anodized 16 Quart Stock Pot

by megizmo 10 years ago

Can anyone tell me where I can find a CALPHALON Commercial Hard-Anodized 16 Quart Stock Pot ? If you have any info please e-mail me, tina-is@att.net thank you!

Hard Anodized Aluminum vs Stainless Steel?

by dcole 12 years ago

Is there much difference in conductivity between the two exteriors if they both have aluminum interiors and stainless steel cooking surfaces?

hard anodized pan coated with teflon

by werewaschw 10 years ago

i read that hard anodized surface is already non-stick. great because now people who want to avoid teflon can have an alternative. but every product they coat it with teflon. so what is t...

source for not non-stick aluminum anodized pans?

by Bryan Gros 10 years ago

I have some old magnalites and want to get some more. I don't care the brand so much, but these pans have been really great over the years. They are non-stick without the non-stick coating. thanks.

Does the hard anodized non stick cookware flake?

by lmhn96 13 years ago

I am in the market for some new pans and have tried to research a few, but not any of the reviews actually tell me if the cookware will eventually flake. I have stainless and if you don't cook on l...

How to clean anodized griddle?

by boogiebaby 11 years ago

I had my DH bring me a new hard anodized round griddle from India (a tava) when he went to visit family last month. It's Futura brand, and I love it -- I've made rotis and parathas with great resul...

non stick hard anodized cookware

by cleopatra999 11 years ago

Hi! I would like to change some of my pots and pans. I have some questions about hard anodized. Is it all non stick? I have a Le Crueset Hard anodized fry pan and I love it. I am looking for other ...

What is anodized cookware?

by BasilSue 11 years ago

I have read about and seen anodized cookware. Exactly what is that? I know I don't want the traditional non-stick cookware. Also, the info that I read on a set said it must be handwashed (NO dis...

Lightweight Cookware for the elderly - who makes great hard anodized pans - LTD2

by chefwong 11 years ago

What lightweight cookware is out in the market that is good ? Looking at hard anodize pans with stainless interiors for my folks. Elderly age - arthritis, etc is making those AC and Demeyre pots ...