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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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best nonstick wok minus teflon

by Royaljelly 12 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 12 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 12 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 13 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 13 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 13 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...

My non-stick stuck

by xnyorkr 13 years ago

I used my 4-month-old Calph hard anodized chef pan with no oil or non-stick spray. My food melded to the pan. I boiled water in it for a while, scrubbed with a scrubbie, scrubbed with BarKeep's f...

Current thinking on non-stick

by chefboyardee 13 years ago

Are we supposed to use non-stick or not? Someone mentioned to me that teflon is no longer good for your health.

Hard Anodized (sp?) vs Non-Stick

by xnyorkr 13 years ago

I'm a little confused about non-SS pans. I have some non-stick pans (Calphalon and All-Clad), and they clearly have this shiney, charcoal gray stuff on the cooking surface that I assume is a coati...

SS or non-stick? What would you cook >>>>

by xnyorkr 13 years ago

spagetti a la carbonara in? Thx!

non-stick omlette pan?

by airborne82 13 years ago

OK this may sound like a real stupid question... But why would anyone buy a non-stick omlette pan? I use a fork when making my omlette.. isn't using metal utencils a no-no for non-stick pans??

Interesting NYT article on non-stick pans

by MMRuth 14 years ago

Thought HCCH's might find this article from last week's Times interesting - comparing the non-stick properties of various non-Teflon pans. Didn't include my favorite Swiss Diamond though! Link: h...

egg whites sticking to non-stick pans

by jfood 14 years ago

my wife and daughter are anti-whole eggs and I make them egg white omelettes every morning. i am using a calphalon non-stick pan and a little evoo to sautee onions, peppers and shrooms. then the eg...

Nonstick Pan - I Have a Nick - Do I have to Dump it?

by Lila 14 years ago

I never really followed all the teflon hysteria, but now that my pan has a little nick in it, I wonder -- should I replace it? Will I get sick if I don't?

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