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

Suggestions for lightweight nonstick cookware

by kgrey 13 days ago

As much as I didn’t want to admit it, it looks like my arthritis is going to force me to sell most of my very heavy copper cookware. At least at this point in my life, my body is in desperate n...

Best Non Stick Pan for Eggs that you can use a 'metal utensil' on

by bombadilio 30 days ago

This is a serious question so please refrain from any snarky comments ;-) I love cooking and have had a #1 rule of never using metal on any of my non stick pans. So I was a bit odd when I saw th...

Bare Bones Cookware Set

by Libranflight 2 months ago

Was just trying to figure out, what I would have to have to make everything perfectly, without having any extra cookware to store. Anybody know what a "bare bones' set would look like? I am mea...

Nanobond 11" skillet user followup report

by drrayeye 2 months ago

Since Hestan introduced Nanobond about two years ago, I've been an enthusiastic follower, and ultimately, a purchaser and user. Here are some of my OP threads: https://www.chowhound.com/post/th...

Cookware Musings from the Peanut Gallery

by Libranflight 2 months ago

I have not really been able to cook much for a while, I was working so many hours, but I have noticed when I do cook, that there are a lot of pieces I do not touch. My LC skillet is covered in d...

Looking for a detachable handled skillet in nonstick aluminum

by SognSpatula 2 months ago

I'm looking for an aluminum skillet with a detachable handle for use backcountry camping. The goal is light weight and packability, without sacrificing the ability to make a real meal. In the p...

Question about Immersion Blenders Safe for Enamel or Non-stick Cookware

by DeaH 7 years ago

I am currently using an inexpensive plastic immersion blender because it's safe to use on cast iron and enamel cookware. I would love to upgrade to a sturdier metal model, but I am unwilling to get...

Feeling burned by Swiss Diamond pans. Nontoxic, reliable alternatives?

The Dairy Queen
by The Dairy Queen 8 years ago

I (used to) love my Swiss Diamond pans. They are truly nonstick. They are solid and conduct heat evenly. They are easy to care for--dishwasher safe. But, I guess I'm realizing that they really are ...

anyone use (non stick) BEKA cookware?

by nylongirl 7 years ago

I've been reading through the boards looking for a safe non stick. I don't like using cast iron and seasoning etc.. also it's too heavy. I just found online something called BEKA which seems to be ...

Non-stick pans, metal utensils, and TV chefs

by Midlife 8 years ago

Every time I go near a non-stick surface with a metal spatula, spoon or tongs my wife gets upset that I'm going to scratch and ruin the surface................... yet I just saw Jacques Pepin use a...

ScanPan TechnIQ

by Angelus2013 6 months ago

Williams-Sonoma recently started selling ScanPan TechnIQ cookware. Supposedly it's more for "commercial kitchens" despite selling in a retail store. I find it odd and don't expect it to sell too we...

Nonstick Pan Duration?

by hellskitchen6 6 months ago

Hey CH! I'm in the market for a new nonstick pan (again)...and while my go-to in the past has been to buy cheap...was wondering if anyone could make the case for the more expensive pans where if...

Cooking in stainless vs. nonstick saucier/saucepan

by emeryross 6 months ago

Hi all, I'm wondering about specific benefits to cooking with stainless over nonstick in *sauciers/saucepans*. For instance, are there specific things you can cook only in stainless saucepan...

Turning a non-stick frying pan into a regular frying pan?

Dave MP
by Dave MP 12 years ago

Hello In my apartment, we have a pretty cheap (from Target) non-stick frying pan...it was new about 6 months ago, but lately, pieces of the non-stick coating have started to chip off. Needless t...

All Clad D3 Armor: a nonstick revolution?

by drrayeye 3 years ago

Here's a new tri clad product line that is nonstick without any coating of any kind: http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/all-clad-d3-armor-fry-pan/?pkey=call-clad-d3-armor&&call-clad-d3-armo...

Tramontina Deep Fryer: Anyone Tried This?

by Libranflight 1 year ago

Anyone used this? It seems very versatile and inexpensive, and somehow has rivets on the outside, but not on the inside. I like not having rivets inside pots. I was asking questions on Amazon ...

Calphalon Non-stick cookware pans are NOT dishwasher safe - WHY?

by wheresthelove16 8 years ago

I know not to put my Calphalon non-stick pots and pans in the dishwasher, but does anyone have a reason WHY? Is it because of the temperature of the water? The harshness of the soap? Somet...

Fry pans: what's the diff? stainless steel vs. nonstick vs. blue steel

by nooodles 13 years ago

I'm torn. Which is the best all-purpose fry pan? I don't want to get more than one because I really don't do any of the below very often, but when I do it's almost impossible because all I have is ...

Are Calphalon Pans Really Worth It?

by Atomic76 6 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...

Best Material for Non-Stick Pans?

by hellskitchen6 9 months ago

Hello CH! Was having a conversation with a friend today, which went something along the lines of the fact that we both know (or think we know) that non-stick skillets, or I should say the coatin...