By B15MiLl4hcodingcolor. Cookware. At Friday, October 19th 2018, 10:53:15 AM.
The feature of hard anodized aluminum cookware that has made it so popular is the nonporous, nonstick surface. This surface is scratch resistant to the point that it can be used with metal cooking utensils without concern. No more hunting for the nylon or wooden utensils. Just grab whatever is at the top of the drawer and cook without having to baby your precious nonstick pan. The nonporous cooking surface does not allow food to stick so you don't have that burnt layer on the bottom of your pot to worry about. Plus you don't need to stand in the kitchen and stir it every five minutes. No more burnt food bits to pick out of you dinner entree. This cookware is also a great tool for the health conscious because it allows them to cook with very little use of oils and butter, eliminating unnecessary calories while sealing in the taste. Then there is my favorite feature, easy cleanup. The nonporous surface does not allow food to stick so cleanup is as simple as a damp cloth and few drops of dishwashing liquid. Some brands claim to be dishwasher safe but I highly recommend hand washing as the harsh chemicals in most automatic dishwasher detergents is very hard on this type of cookware. But that's not all.
All-Clad offers a few different product lines for you to choose from. All-Clad Stainless is one of the original products which boasts an aluminum core for faster, more even heating. The Master Chef 2 line is crafted after the original design but re-imaged with the input from professional chefs. It boasts a brushed aluminum exterior lined with non-reactive stainless steel in a contemporary style.
Which kind of pots and pans do you need? - For a few people a skillet and a saucepan would be adequate for them, but for others like me, I need a lot of pots and pans. My advice has always been to start small. Cookware is one thing that really shouldn't be skimped on: cheap pots and pans are simply not worth it. That doesn't really mean you need to invest a lot of your funds, though; you could find great deals on good cookware at retailers like Amazon, Cooking.com or even at a garage sale.