We've got your ultimate guide to nonstick cookware, from health concerns to how to care for it and which brands to buy.

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...

Why I still use Non Stick pans and feel OK about it....I know this is a sensitive topic

by CHSeifert 16 days ago

I perfectly understand the desire to put less strain on the environment by using pans, that will last a lifetime instead of non stick pans, that you WILL have to throw out at some stage. I also...

Which one is more nonstick, ECI or stainless?

by curiouspeter 1 month ago

Between enameled cast-iron and stainless steel, which one is "nonstick" at a wider range of temperatures? I am looking to get a frying pan. I can use stainless for things without the food sticki...

Non stick Carbon steel pans - not so non stick after all LOL

by CHSeifert 2 months ago

I laughed when I saw J Kenji Lopez-Alt do his frittata in a De Buyer Carbon steel pan - he's a very good chef as far as I know. We can all make mistakes, even skilled chefs - but I lauhed out lo...

Besides PTFE and ceramics, what else is nonstick without preheating?

by curiouspeter 3 months ago

I can reheat fried rice on a cold nonstick pan without issues. My cast iron pan will stick if I do not heat it up first. Is there anything that is as forgiving as PTFE? I can keep the temperatur...

How Important Are Your Eggs?

by kaleokahu 10 months ago

Lest there was any doubt that PFAS, one of the "forever chemicals", is dangerous, consider this Danish study linking high PFAS blood levels with severe Covid 19 symptoms and outcomes.

Textured Non Stick Pan Surfaces?

by zackly 4 months ago

I've been seeing more non-stick pan surfaces that have a pattern vs smooth surface. They are very cool looking, IMHO, but how do they cook? I would assume they release food easier but is this at th...

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 "...

My Henckels non-stick fry pan... after sandblasting

by ChillaxDude 4 years ago

This pan is the workhorse of my kitchen and my favorite thing ever, so when the non-stick coating started to flake off I knew I couldn't cook without it. The newer models from Henckels are either s...

Anolon X Nonstick

by Angelus2013 8 months ago

Looks like Anolon is getting into the Hexclad/BlackCube sort of design.

Help - nonstick pots are tasting "soapy"

by chicaraleigh 12 years ago

Maybe not the right board but this certainly doesn't fall into "general chowhounding". At least I hope none of you are eating soap! Recently I've noticed when I make rice or pasta in 2 of my non-...

What's the difference between DeBuyer non-stick

by toyopl 9 years ago

I need to pick up 2-3 non stick pans and since I like my DeBuyer Minerals I thought I would try their non-stick line. However there's too many choices and inexperinced cook like me doesn't know ...

Are you Non-Stick Free?

by mobiledynamics 12 months ago

For the last few years, I've contemplated eliminating NS if possible. I have a small and a large. Small is for eggs and breakfast stuff. Large is for fish, or the starchy stuff. I don't think an...

How do you clean your non-stick?

by Eiron 12 months ago

From recent discussions it appears that many of us have experienced non-stick pans that don't retain their non-stick properties. When I was a kid I remember seeing a n/s pan demonstration in a depa...

Gordon Ramsay advocates the usage of Non-Stick Pans

by CHSeifert 1 year ago

So we've had the discussion about non-stick pans here lately, and I agree, that they might not be that healthy to cook with, especially if you do it often, several times a week or daily. But let...

Are Calphalon Pans Really Worth It?

by Atomic76 8 years ago

I've been buying the Calphalon Non Stick frying pans for several years now. I usually snag the two packs when they are on sale during the holidays. While they seem to hold up pretty well, once t...

Help with repairing a damaged skillet

by SheikYabouti 1 year ago

I recently purchased an Anolon Nouvelle Copper 12.6” non stick skillet from amazon and it arrived inadequately packaged with a noticeable dent in the rim. A section of the rim approx 3” long is sli...

Why is my non-stick pan starting to stick?

by Howard-2 19 years ago

About a year ago I bought one of those non-stick pans--the kind that's fairly heavy, and has one of the more modern non-stick coatings. It's worked well for about a year, but now it's starting t...

Experience with Woll cast aluminum cookware

by am47 1 year ago

Given the recent conversations around finding good quality, made-in-Europe nonstick cookware that have arisen over the past month, I'm curious about people's experience using Woll cookware. I've re...

Not made in China non-stick 8" fry pan?

by marlinspike 2 years ago

As much as I don't like it, my wife needs one non-stick fry pan, and I am willing to humor her. If I don't want made in China, am I looking only at All-Clad d3 and d5 and Demeyere TiX/Zwilling Forte?

Non stick pans still superior for delicate items

by CHSeifert 1 year ago

Well I’ve felt it and known it for years. Upon joining this forum early in 2017, I pretty soon realised some members dislike non stick pans like the plaque. I acknowledge the environmental a...