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...

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Seasoned Wok in just 1 wash cycle?!

by borisabrams 1 year 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 3 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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...

Question about Immersion Blenders Safe for Enamel or Non-stick Cookware

by DeaH 9 years ago

I am currently using an inexpensive plastic immersion blender because it's safe to use on cast iron and enamel cookware. I would love to upgrade to a sturdier metal model, but I am unwilling to get...

Feeling burned by Swiss Diamond pans. Nontoxic, reliable alternatives?

The Dairy Queen
by The Dairy Queen 9 years ago

I (used to) love my Swiss Diamond pans. They are truly nonstick. They are solid and conduct heat evenly. They are easy to care for--dishwasher safe. But, I guess I'm realizing that they really are ...

anyone use (non stick) BEKA cookware?

by nylongirl 8 years ago

I've been reading through the boards looking for a safe non stick. I don't like using cast iron and seasoning etc.. also it's too heavy. I just found online something called BEKA which seems to be ...

Non-stick pans, metal utensils, and TV chefs

by Midlife 10 years ago

Every time I go near a non-stick surface with a metal spatula, spoon or tongs my wife gets upset that I'm going to scratch and ruin the surface................... yet I just saw Jacques Pepin use a...

ScanPan TechnIQ

by Angelus2013 2 years ago

Williams-Sonoma recently started selling ScanPan TechnIQ cookware. Supposedly it's more for "commercial kitchens" despite selling in a retail store. I find it odd and don't expect it to sell too we...

Nonstick Pan Duration?

by hellskitchen6 2 years ago

Hey CH! I'm in the market for a new nonstick pan (again)...and while my go-to in the past has been to buy cheap...was wondering if anyone could make the case for the more expensive pans where if...

Cooking in stainless vs. nonstick saucier/saucepan

by emeryross 2 years ago

Hi all, I'm wondering about specific benefits to cooking with stainless over nonstick in *sauciers/saucepans*. For instance, are there specific things you can cook only in stainless saucepan...

Turning a non-stick frying pan into a regular frying pan?

Dave MP
by Dave MP 14 years ago

Hello In my apartment, we have a pretty cheap (from Target) non-stick frying pan...it was new about 6 months ago, but lately, pieces of the non-stick coating have started to chip off. Needless t...

All Clad D3 Armor: a nonstick revolution?

by drrayeye 4 years ago

Here's a new tri clad product line that is nonstick without any coating of any kind: http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/all-clad-d3-armor-fry-pan/?pkey=call-clad-d3-armor&&call-clad-d3-armo...

Tramontina Deep Fryer: Anyone Tried This?

by Libranflight 3 years ago

Anyone used this? It seems very versatile and inexpensive, and somehow has rivets on the outside, but not on the inside. I like not having rivets inside pots. I was asking questions on Amazon ...