Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 10:01:17 AM by Nathan Tremblay. Cookware. The first option is the stainless steel. This material is popular being the least reactive metal that does not react with food. It is durable, highly-resistant against corrosion, efficient and less pricey, but a stainless steel cookware does not conduct heat well. So, in choosing a stainless cookware, make sure to look for medium to heavy weight, or thick-layered bottom pots and pans to ensure better heat conduction.