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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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Lowfat without nonstick?

by Learning2cook 13 years ago

I am trying not to cook with any non-stick cookware to avoid teflon (unfortunately that means parting with george foreman). How do you still cook lowfat eggs and sautees without nonstick? I was a...

F non-stick... now what

by linguafood 13 years ago

At the risk of having my "CH membership" revoked, I'll admit that I've been doing most of my cooking with non-stick pans & pots. Yeah, I know, deglazing doesn't happen much with that kinda cookwar...

ISO One good non-stick saute pan w/ lid

by redgypsy 13 years ago

I'm hoping the 'hounds can help me find a good NS saute pan (or skillet) w/ a lid for a one-application type thing. I've been making my own potstickers and there is just no amount of oil one can p...

Why/when is cast-iron better than non-stick? [moved from Home Cooking]

by PapaSlurp 14 years ago

I'm new to cooking and my copy of "On Food and Cooking" hasn't arrived from Amazon yet. I've read many times a particular preparation calling for a "heavy cast iron skillet". For example, a few ...

Non-stick but not teflon?

by Olivia 13 years ago

I'd like to buy my brother a decent all-purpose frying pan for Christmas, maybe spend no more than $70. Can anyone recommend a particular brand of non-stick pan that is not teflon? I saw an ad ...

When nonstick surface evaporates

by FelafelBoy 13 years ago

By mistake I turned on the burner on which my empty nonstick frying pan was resting on, and only minutes later did I discover the error. I knew of the error from the smell and the sight of a little...

Teflon Non-Stick Cooking Mat

by JoanN 13 years ago

A friend from London who came to stay with me for a few weeks brought me one of these knowing that other than Silpats I have no non-stick pots or pans in the house. He said these were in common use...

Eliminating nonstick from the kitchen

by warneral 13 years ago

Hello all! I have decided to start eliminating nonstick from my kitchen - mainly because I'm paranoid and finally did a google search about the health risks from teflon LOL. Please help me deci...

best nonstick wok minus teflon

by Royaljelly 13 years ago

for those home chefs out there, what is the best everyday-use wok for stirfry that is non stick and doesn't have teflon? I have tried nonstick teflon but the layer all gets rubbed off eventual...

Nonstick Pans Spotted At Whole Foods

by Augusta 13 years ago

Saw these the other day at Whole Foods Market--nonstick fry pans in various sizes--the brand name slips my mind though--they start with a B and are an Italian sounding name. Very attractive in appe...

small, nonstick tartlet pans in Philly?

by maraki 13 years ago

Hello, I am looking for small, nonstick tartlet pans. I don't mean the 4-inch round ones with the removeable bottom. I have a set of 6 oval nonstick tart pans, they are about 4 inches long. I thi...

Reclaiming Tired Non-Stick Pan?

by Sam B 13 years ago

Hey there - I just replaced a 12" non-stick All Clad that had pretty much given up the ghost. Save for the non-stick surface, the pan is in great shape. Has anyone out there ever removed the n...

Nonstick Fry Pan

by honkman 13 years ago

Our good old nonstick fry pan which we bought many, many years ago in Germany isn't really nonstick anymore and we want to replace it. Any opinions what is the best brand for nonstick fry pan ?

nonstick but not non-stick - question

by jccooks 13 years ago

I just got a great selection of All Clad Ltd pots and pans for my wedding, but need a great fry pan for omlettes and such.. therefore want it to be as stick free as possible. Avoiding teflon or...

Non stick,or Anodized?, how about Calphalon knives?

by jword2001 13 years ago

I am on a budget,and want to get one good skillet for eggs,steaks(pan seared,finished in the oven),fish,and just any stove top cooking i don't do in my cast skillet,i have been looking at the Calph...

If you could have only one NOT Non-Stick Pan which one would it be?

by ExercisetoEat 13 years ago

Hi Chowhounds, I have been getting by for two years with a full set of non-stick cookware, and am more than ready to make the leap into cooking with something different. Given space and budget c...

Best of the NonSticks - ISO NYT article months ago?

by kasiav 13 years ago

I'm looking to build my first set of good cookware, focusing less on name and more on performance. A few months ago, The New York Times (I think? or some other pretty big publication) ran an articl...

non-stick or easy release foil - anyone use it?

by ML8000 14 years ago

Anyone ever use non-stick or easy release foil from Reynolds? Does it actually work, or how does it work? Oil or chemicals? Is it worth it? I've done a little cooking in the oven and just wond...

Stainless vs. Non-Stick

by mojoeater 14 years ago

OK. Let me have it. Which do you prefer and why? Particular brands that aren't hugely expensive would help.

Calphlon non-stick wears off?

by davidclo 14 years ago

I have a Calphlon non-stick 5 qt saute pan that's my everyday pan. I use it A LOT and I've had it for like 3 years. I've noticed the coating in the middle is a little worn, it's lost the sheen like...

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