Ceramic cookware is both pretty and functional, but it's worth reading up on what kind to buy and how to care for it. Chowhounds have tips and advice on buying it, using it, and storing it.

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...

Unusual photo for promo "affiliate" piece

by am47 4 months ago

So, I happened to be reading sfgate.com the other day, catching up on news from my hometown of San Francisco, when a photo on their homepage caught my attention. Specifically, it was a link to an "...

Who wants pristine vintage Corningware?

by kaleokahu 8 months ago

I recently discovered the Mother Lode of 1960s Corningware pyroceram in the original white cornflower pattern. 4 each in the 1 and 1.5Q casseroles, a couple mediums (2Q?) with covers, and two subs...

Has anyone used Our Place cookware?

by boran 1 year ago

I am thinking of buying from this brand OurPlace. The cookware and dinnerware look really nice. Wondering if anyone tried and has good experiences with this brand: https://fromourplace.com/products...

Ceramic tagine (Staub): **Yikes** I guess now I need a stovetop heat diffuser?

by tadasana 12 years ago

Has anyone in Chowland used a stovetop trivet or heat diffuser with a ceramic tagine? Here's my sad tale: I just impulse-purchased a pear-green Staub ceramic tagine at Tuesday Morning for $42. S...

Home Plate Dinnerware Exchange, Aug 1-11, Heath Ceramics LA

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . Here’s how it works: donate your gently used dinnerware at Heath LA — any brand — in exchange for 20% off* any corresponding piece of Heathware (plate for plate, bowl for bowl). Traditional...

Silit Professional Fry Pan

by dutseal 2 years ago

I bought this Silit Fry Pan, have used butter to cook eggs on medium heat--and the eggs still stick. What am I doing wrong? I have never used more than medium heat, I usually put the butter on the ...

Silit Silargan - anybody have experience with this cookware?

tanuki soup
by tanuki soup 12 years ago

This German cookware claims to use a special ceramic coating that is harder than steel, resistant to extremely high temperatures, and easy to clean. Sounds great to me, but I'd be interested in hea...

Heath Ceramics dinnerware

by Christine 16 years ago

I will be replacing my everyday dishes this year, and would like to see if anyone has any experience with dinnerware by Heath Ceramics. It's a little pricey, it's beautiful, but is it worth the mon...

Anybody own or know about ceramic cookware by TVS Made in Italy?

by dutseal 9 years ago

I recently went to Marshalls and was trying to find a good deals on either Staub/Le Creuset. Then I found this ceramic square grill pan. It is made by this company TVS. It said Made in Italy and it...

Can ceramic knives be sharpened?

by josephnl 11 years ago

I was just looking at an ad for Kyocera ceramic knives that look pretty nice. The ad stresses that they retain their sharpness for a "long time" and they are warranted for five years (? for retain...

Chinatown Alley Tea Pot Lids

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

A month ago I walked to and from dinner through Ross Alley in Chinatown. On the return leg, this group of tea pot lids and other kinds of lids was on display. It was not there earlier in the evenin...

MMclay Ceramics Sale, SF, Sun 9/9

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Ceramic tableware fall seconds and sample sale, Sunday 9/9, 11am to 6pm. MMclay Ceramics Airstream Lot Corner of Linden St. & Octavia St. San Francisco https://www.facebook.com/mmclayairstream/

Bought this in 1997 and I need help identifying it!

by jennmc31 3 years ago

I worked in a dr's office in 1997 in Ocala, FL and for the Christmas party there was this cookware decor that had different pieces that all the ladies wanted from their secret Santa. I was able to ...

Microwave-safe bakeware not made in China other than Emile Henry?

by marlinspike 3 years ago

The subject line tells you everything you need to know - I'm looking for an alternative to Emile Henry that isn't made in China. Nothing wrong with Emile Henry, it has all been great, just wonderin...

Warming food in the oven on ceramic plates: How hot is safe, what temperatures are ideal, and should food be covered w/ foil or not?

by curiousaboutcafos 7 years ago

Hi I have tried searching for answers to this without much luck. I often will want to, for example, re-heat a large serving of food that is sitting on a ceramic/glass plate. This is a pot roast ...

How to clean Corning Ware?

by daeira 8 years ago

I've been on a Corning Ware kick as of late. When visiting my local thrift stores, I've picked up a few of the old pyroceram pieces that are microwave/ range/ freezer/ stove safe. Unfortunately...

Klok ceramic knives at Ocean State Job Lot

by javaandjazz 9 years ago

I know Job Lot sells a lot of junk but just looking at their latest sale flyer and they have a brand of ceramic knives by Klok. Never heard of the name and there isn't anything on the interent abou...

My 6 month old ceramic pans are starting to stick

by PaulSmith 11 years ago

I bought a set of Ceramic pans about 6 months ago and they have been great up until a week ago. The pan I use the most is starting to lose it's non-stick effectiveness. Food is starting to stick to...

Greenpan Diamond, Venice Pro and Diamond+ skillets: metric dimensions

by PhilD84 4 years ago

Hello there, I'm from Germany and about to upgrade my cookware in the near future. I'm quite interested in Greenpan skillets specifically. Generally speaking the offer of Greenpan skillets is sever...

Emile Henry Stewpot Experiences?

by Gareth2 3 years ago

Hi All, My local kitchen store has a very good sale on Emile Henry 2.6 and 5.5 quart flameware stewpots. I have read reviews and people seem to love them. However, I also note a number of compla...