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...

Advice needed on new cookware purchase

by noobiecook 26 days ago

Greetings chowhounders! I’m a new member to the forum and this is my first post. During the past couple of months I’ve been reacquainted to cooking, first out of necessity and lately have evolved i...

Carbon Steel SOS

by droolingdoggie 30 days ago

I recently bought a carbon steel wok and would like to seek your wisdom. This wok cost me $100 and thus I don't want to throw it away: 1. Do I have to wash it *immediately* after cooking? I woul...

Home Cook - adding a few pieces, need advice

by austin_rp 3 months ago

Hi - been replacing old Calphalon (!) with new pieces, started with Tramontina non-stick and All-Clad D3 frying pan. Also, just added Thermador range, so now looking to replace sauce, saute, and s...

Help buying non stick pan

by nixie 4 years ago

I am looking for a new non stick pan. I had an All Clad non stick from a set that I bought years ago. It's just gotten to the point where it is not non stick anymore and from my research so far i...

How Safe Is the New Teflon?

by obillo 3 months ago

The safety of non-stick cookware coatings is a vexed question. Anyone interested in this issue should look at “The Devil We Know,” a documentary on Netflix. Teflon was made with Perfluorooctanoic a...

Silicone tongs

by VFish 4 months ago

I don't remember where it was recently discussed how slippery silicone tongs are, but I have found a pair that work very well and thought I'd share! These are actually silicone coated and have a g...

Pro chefs searing meat in non-stick pans and copper cookware experience

by CHSeifert 1 year ago

I have been watching Masterchef Denmark for the last couple of months, and I only see people sear steaks in non stick pans. The gear is from Eva Trio, a danish brand of cookware - and they also ...

Titanium Collection Cookware

by melajoh 6 months ago

I know this cookware is an (outrageously) overpriced scam, but I got into a discussion with someone about it and though I'm 95% certain this cookware contains PTFE, the website is written in such a...

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

by marlinspike 6 months 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?

Seasoned Wok in just 1 wash cycle?!

by borisabrams 8 months ago

Hey! So I have a great wok that I took a good while to season (first the usual heating, smearing oil, cleaning the oil off, re-adding etc. ). I then built up some good coating through a few year...

Good nonstick pan with no rivets?

by CrazyOne 11 years ago

So I'm thinking about getting a new nonstick 10" skillet/omelet pan/whatever. I have a couple of 10" Calphalon professional nonstick omelet pans from several years ago. One is particularly gettin...

What types of fish do you recommend cooking in a non-stick pan?

by Tektrex 1 year ago

I currently own a 9-inch (22cm) Le Creuset TNS shallow skillet which I use solely for the purpose of cooking fried/scrambled eggs and omelettes. I'd like to invest in a larger 11-inch (28cm) for mo...

Suggestions for lightweight nonstick cookware

by kgrey 1 year 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...

Scanpan CTX Ceramic Titanium vs. Stratanium

by estherchung82 2 years ago

I recently bought a Scanpan CTX 3 Qt pot and a Scanpan CTX 10.25" frying pan, both from the same online retailer. Both were marketed as Scanpan CTX "Ceramic Titanium". When I received the items,...

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

by bombadilio 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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...