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Does non-stick equal Teflon?

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by BluPlateSpec 14 years ago

Is all cookware identified as non-stick made with Teflon or another similar chemical compound? I have a Calphalon pan with a "Hard-Anodized" coating and also a Circulon wok with a like coating. Are...

Non Stick Pans/Teflon

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by Elena 13 years ago

In today's NY Times (THursday 26 Jan)pg A16. There is a piece: EPA Seeks to Phase Out a Toxic Chemical. The EPA has asked DuPont and seven other companies to stop using PFOA, Perfluorooctanoic aci...

anyone every return an all clad non-stick that started sticking?

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by mdibiaso 14 years ago

I have a 12 inch All Clad non-stick skillet that after about 2 years started sticking a bit. A good example is that fried eggs, even with a good amount of butter do not just slide out. I think I ha...

Kitchen Aid non stick roasting pan gone bad

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by Richard 14 years ago

My coworker was cleaning his kitchen aid non stick roasting pan in the sink the other day with a sponge and the non stick coating started coming off for no reason at all. It's just about a year old...

Non-stick vs. non Non-stick cookware

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by JulesNY 14 years ago

When do you use a non-stick pan and when do you use a regular metal finish pan? I'm trying to fill out my cookware collection and I'm not sure what to get in each finish... I like the ease of non-...

Scanpan + Nonstick Spray

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by David A. 14 years ago

I just bought a nice Scanpan nonstick frying pan but the directions say not to use nonstick spray on it. How seriously should I take this? I use nonstick spray on other nonstick cookware with no di...

Are scratched non-stick appliances dangerous?

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by Aimee 14 years ago

The teflon inner pot to my rice cooker has gotten scratched. I've been ignoring it but I remember hearing that it might not be safe. Does it need to be replaced? Thanks Aimee

Simmering in Non-stick Saucepan -- is it okay?

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by DanaB 14 years ago

Hi all -- I know you are not supposed to cook on really high heat in a teflon/non-stick saucepan, but are there any problems associated with long-term simmering at a lower temperature? I like to...

excalibur non-stick cookware [Moved from Home Cooking Board]

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by ctmom 14 years ago

a friend of mine, who doesn't do much cooking, was bragging about her pots and pans with the excalibur non-stick coating. Does anyone here use them and are they any good? She bought them off hsn ...

Nonstick pans and high heat

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by JS 14 years ago

Most of the nonstick pans I've bought have come with warnings not use the pan on high heat, explaining that the high heat destroys the non-stick coating on the pan. However, I've also seen Chine...

Do I need a non-stick pot to make oatmeal???

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by Jellybelly 14 years ago

I have never been excited about non-stick and I never thought I needed a non-stick pot. BUT today I (for the first time) made oatmeal with milk. Well, it was delicious, but it left my pot (an All...

Best non-stick pots and pans?

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by emilyh 14 years ago

I'm registering and want to make the right decision! I've heard good things about Calphalon and Anolon's higher-end non-stick. Does anyone have a sense of how these two brands compare? Also, for...

nonstick frying pan

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by Carrie 15 years ago

Since our Calphalon nonstick frying pan has started peeling, we’re in the market for a new nonstick frying pan. What would you recommend?

non-stick grill pan or cast iron or other for steaks and salmon

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by erica 15 years ago

We often cook boneless beef steaks and salmon filets. I have been doing the steak in a Magnalite pan and the salmon in a flat non-stick pan. Both come out pretty good but I would like to improve ...

cleaning non-stick le creuset

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by wow i'm a dog 15 years ago

my 8-inch non-stick skillet (which i love, love, love) from le creuset classics (link below) is in desperate need of a good cleaning. despite the editorial review from amazon stating that this piec...

Non Stick Half Sheet

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by Indian Jones 16 years ago

Does anyone have a non-stick half sheet they are particularly fond of and can recommend? Over the holidays I baked the Sullivan Street pizza with potatoes, onions and rosemary for some friends (r...

What has your experience been with non-stick pots?

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by Howard-2 16 years ago

About 2 years ago I bought one of those modern-day non-stick frying pans to try. I thought the one I got was of reasonable quality--it was nice and heavy, and not too cheap. For the first 2 m...

help--my calphalon pan is TOO non-stick

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by susanb 16 years ago

My new Calphalon non-stick saute pan doesn't seem very useful. When I add a little oil, the oil beads up instead of coating the pan, and I can't saute anything. Is there something I should be doing...

nonstick pan refinishing

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by amy3 17 years ago

Yesterday I learned about a company here in Portland that will do teflon recoating on fry pans, muffin trays, etc. (anything that's metal, I guess). This is very exciting since I have two calphal...

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