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All-Clad Frying Pan Review

Equipped with a stellar three-ply bonded metal construction and an aluminum core, the All-Clad Stainless 10-Inch Fry Pan is a force to be reckoned with amongst professional and amateur chefs alike.

Dimensioned at approximately 18 x 10 x 3 inches, this fry pan comes replete with great features: a positive recline for better handling, a long handlebar that dissipates heat efficiently, and a durable heat-resistant surface that can withstand extreme oven temperatures. Moreover, according to cookware insider, the pan has scratch and stain-resistant properties and can easily be hand-washed.

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Frying Pans. Which One To Buy?

There are lots of things to consider when choosing a frying pan to buy: what kind of food you are going to cook, how much money you have, what kind of stovetop there is in the kitchen. Your choice will depend on the answers to these questions as pans available nowadays on the market offer different features. Having so many options can be really confusing. Let’s look at the types of frying pans available.

First things first. What types of pans are there? The list is long: stainless steel frying pans, cast iron skillets, non-stick frying pans, stoneware frying pans, copper frying pans, aluminum frying pans. Let’s discuss each type in detail, shall we?

Stainless Steel Frying Pan

Stainless steel cookware is extremely popular, including among chefs, thanks to the low maintenance requirements. Since stainless steel doesn’t react to acidity, you don’t have to think about what kind of food you can cook and what not. We should mention the old misconception about stainless steel pans: some people say they often stick and therefore it is not an easy task to clean them. Fortunately, it is not true. You should just know how to clean it the right way.

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Lodge Logic Pre-Seasoned Skillet Review

The Lodge 12″ Pre-Seasoned Skillet is as versatile as a skillet can be. It is pre-seasoned which gives it impressive non-stick capabilities essential for oil free cooking.

This skillet comes in two sizes, 10” and 12” and can be used for frying, roasting, and even baking. Its 2″ deep cast-iron construction promotes better heating and enhanced heat retention as well as providing a healthy source of iron.

It can be used atop stoves, inside ovens, and even on a campfire. It features pouring lips on each side and two handles for an easier grip and handling. The Lodge 12″ Pre-Seasoned Skillet was definitely made to last.

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Ozeri Green Earth Fry Pan Review

Ozeri, a brand well known for small household appliances, has now entered the cookware arena with their range of Green Earth ceramic non-stick cookware. This series has been specially designed to meet the demands of environmentally conscious cooks around the world.

According to Cookware Insider, the Green Earth frying pan with its textured ceramic non-stick coating is one of the most eco-friendly pieces of cookware that you can find on the market. It has a trendy lime green exterior and is made of heavy-duty anodized aluminum.

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Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Skillet Review

The Le Creuset Enameled Cast-Iron 10 ¼ Inch Skillet, is a nice alternative to traditional Teflon coated skillets. Although Teflon has its benefits, many find that the fumes that the Teflon can give off when cooking is less than pleasant as well as a potential danger. Teflon is also know to wear down quite easily and lose its only edge, its non-stick coating. Good quality cast iron such as Le Creuset lasts for ages and has superior heat conductivity and retention along with the ability to be used on any heating surface including induction stove tops.

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Cuisinart MultiClad Pro Fry Pan Review

Cuisinart, a prestigious brand in the world of home cooking, their best-known product is the food processor. It also produced many other products: kitchen tools and gadgets, cookware, bakeware, food processors, wine and compact refrigerators, and other kitchen appliances.

Cuisinart is well known for their excellence in quality and drive for innovation. The Multiclad Pro Stainless Steel Fry Pan, with its unique Tri-ply construction, is one of  the most acclaimed pieces from this series and offers an easy and pleasurable cooking experience.

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Calphalon Contemporary Non-stick Fry Pan Review

The Calphalon Contemporary Nonstick Fry Pan was designed with convenience and ease of use in mind. The Calphalon Nonstick comes in various sizes and is full of user friendly features.

Since this fry pan is completely non-stick, it completely eliminates the need for oil which makes it a great and healthy alternative to conventional fry pans. Oil and butter should be used to enhance flavor.

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Circulon Infinite Fry Pan Set Review

The Circulon Infinite hard anodized cookware set is a well-crafted collection that features the signature technology of Circulon: TOTAL® Food Release System.

The Circulon Infinite collection offers a great, low cost, alternative to costlier cookware brands such as All-clad. The twin pack features two skillets of 10 and 12 inch in diameter each with a 7.5 inch and 9 inch cooking surface.

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DeBuyer Mineral B Element Iron Frypan Review

The DeBuyer Mineral B Element Iron Frypan gets good reviews and seems to provide a nice balance between non-stick and healthier cooking. With everyone being health conscious today, many are looking for better alternatives to traditional non-stick cookware. Tired of the smell of fumes or even the potential danger, many are turning to cookware that is not only safer to use, but actually does a better job of actually cooking the food.

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Presto 06852 16-Inch Electric Skillet Review

An electric skillet such as the Presto 06852 16-Inch Electric Skillet can be a nice addition to any kitchen when you want to cook food in larger amounts and a skillet on the stove simply isn’t large enough.  The large capacity of this skillet makes it ideal for making meals for families where the entire meal can be cooked in one skillet.  Whether you’re cooking for a large family or for guests for a party, this skillet gets high marks for its ease of use and versatility.

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