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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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Are scratched non-stick appliances dangerous?

by Aimee 15 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?

by DanaB 15 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]

by ctmom 15 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

by JS 15 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???

by Jellybelly 15 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?

by emilyh 15 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

by Carrie 16 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

by erica 16 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

by wow i'm a dog 16 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

by Indian Jones 17 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?

by Howard-2 17 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

by susanb 17 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

by amy3 18 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...

"Non-Stick" Roasting Pan

by Ian 18 years ago

Recently saw a very durable looking aluminum roasting pan at a local discount warehouse store, for a very reasonable price. The pan has a non-stick interior. Wondering if anyone has any thoughts ...

All-Clad nonstick in the oven?

by Akiko 18 years ago

Can I put my All-clad non stick stainless steel frying pan in the oven at or is that a no no?

ANOTHER non-stick question.....

by galleygirl 18 years ago

After reading the thread on non-stick pans, I realized I've been ill-advised to use Pam on mine....The much-dreaded sticky film has formed..Is there any way to get it off? dissolve it?? So far, all...

One good non-stick pan....

by Terry 18 years ago

I posted this after reading the thread about non-stick pans below--but I joined late and didn't get much of a response (tho, thanks to the one person who did). I guess my problem is I feel flimsy ...

Are nonstick pans better or just easier?

by saucyknave 18 years ago

How many experienced cooks find that using nonstick pots/pans is better/easier? This question assumes that you have good quality cookware - cast iron (including LC) or heavy bottom heavy copper, a...

non-stick frying pans

by Rachel Hope 21 years ago

More questions about holiday purchases. I was recently cooking at the house of some friends and they had a wonderful steel(?) frying pan without any funky coating which functioned as non-stick. I...

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