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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Calphalon Non-stick cookware pans are NOT dishwasher safe - WHY?

by wheresthelove16 9 years ago

I know not to put my Calphalon non-stick pots and pans in the dishwasher, but does anyone have a reason WHY? Is it because of the temperature of the water? The harshness of the soap? Somet...

Fry pans: what's the diff? stainless steel vs. nonstick vs. blue steel

by nooodles 15 years ago

I'm torn. Which is the best all-purpose fry pan? I don't want to get more than one because I really don't do any of the below very often, but when I do it's almost impossible because all I have is ...

Best Material for Non-Stick Pans?

by hellskitchen6 2 years ago

Hello CH! Was having a conversation with a friend today, which went something along the lines of the fact that we both know (or think we know) that non-stick skillets, or I should say the coatin...

Non-stick pan Reacting Differently on Induction?

by Robenco15 2 years ago

So I recently noticed this when playing around with my new induction range. First though, I’m not sure if this is specific to induction or also happens on gas or radiant. Haven’t tried it on those ...

Scanpan sale at Sur la Table

by BostonBestEats 2 years ago

If you've ever wanted to try a Danish-made Scanpan non-stick skillet, which are not cheap, now is the time. They have come out with an improved coating ("Stratanium", presumably still based on t...

Titanium Cookware - Is it worth the money?

by mpdjr 9 years ago

I have a 12in. " Titanium Elite " fry pan. It really works well - truly non-stick, impervious to high heat, easy clean, and seems to cook well in my limited experience. Would appreciate comme...

Non-stick advice

by JohnLearnsToCook 2 years ago

My wife has said that she wants a non-stick sauté pan the size of my 32cm Proline. She likes the Proline, but she wants something non-stick. I on the other hand don't want to spend Proline levels...

Zwilling best non stick frying pan?

by Fuffy 5 years ago

In the food section of 1.6.16 NYT this is of interest: over the years Paul Theroux's wife has given her husband a series on non stick pans "the cabinet is full of failed pans". So far the greates...

Storing NS Bakeware

by mobiledynamics 3 years ago

Had some extra rainy day money so I picked up a stash of NS bakeware...sheets, muffin tins, cake tins. Anyhow, curious how you stack them. We have a cabinet dedicated for bakeware. However, all the...

Shopping for a raclette grill--granite grilltop vs. nonstick?

by kattyeyes 12 years ago

Hi! I saw one other thread on this topic, but it doesn't address my question. I'm hooked on raclette and would like my own grill. Can anyone explain the benefits of a granite stone grilltop vs. a n...

Is All-Clad nonstick a waste of money?

by soniabegonia 11 years ago

It's time to replace my trusty Kitchenaid 10" nonstick (hard-anodized aluminum) skillet. I got it some 3-4 years ago and seems that they redesigned the pan. The new version is a tad too deep and ...

Silicone coated metal cooking utensils

by VFish 3 years ago

So I have picked up a few of these Oneida silicone coated utensils. They are really nice because the turners are thin with thin edges, flexible, but with metal inside which makes them a little str...

The Best Non-stick Skillet Coating Ever (Teflon Silverstone Select)... and a conspiracy theory.

by J_Rean 5 years ago

There are many discussions on Chowhound searching for the best top-end nonstick skillet. I'm here to tell you that my family owns two contenders. They were cheap, and they are never discussed. T...

nonstick surfaces: ceramic or anodized aluminum?

by bellywizard 13 years ago

So I'm considering buying a new frying pan or two. I'd like to get away from Teflon. The two best options for nonstick surfaces seem to be either: a) infused anodized aluminum, such as Calphalon ...

Zepter cookware: why?

by sharmilad 9 years ago

I was gifted a Zepter pan by my in-laws who are health conscious -- this line is supposed to enable one to cook without fat or water (really, why?) Here's a link to the product: http://www.zept...

Scanpan: To sear or not to sear

by DTats0311 4 years ago

OK my friends, I've been reading a lot on here that people don't believe in using Non-stick for searing, to stick with carbon steel or cast iron (I own both). Why is this? From what I observed from...

new bakeware ... not non-stick?

by lilaki 10 years ago

hi hounds, over the past few years, with all the talk about the possible effects of teflon etc., i moved to stainless steel and cast iron for my cookware. however, i have a TON of bakeware tha...

Non-stick Options, Or Not

by mikie 4 years ago

I've had it, really! I've had a Scanpan 8" nonstick classic pan for probably longer than I should. It's been sticking more than non-sticking lately and I've tried the baking soda scrub and even t...

Sauter pan - What benefits does stainless steel have over non stick sauter pans ?

by CHSeifert 3 years ago

What benefits does stainless steel have over ceramic non stick sauter pans, other than durability, when it comes to vegetables sauter ? What do you prefer ? Cheers, Claus from Copenhagen, Den...