The History of Magnalite Cookware

Magnalite cookware (cast aluminum cookware) has been around since 1934. Another name for the original design is WagnerWare. It is very durable and is made so from the casting process of magnesium/aluminum alloy. It has a bright, shiny appearance and conducts heat very well. However, beware of knock-off parts that claim to be Magnalite cookware. It is shocking that a […]

How to Choose the Right Cookware in 2021

Step 1: Knowing Your Budget Let’s be honest here that if you decide to directly visit places that sells top-notch quality cookware set, you can expect to spend thousands of dollars here and there. However, in reality, you don’t have to waste your money spending that kind of money just to get some good pans. The secret to this dilemma […]

The Importance of Cookware

Cookware comprises of cooking vessels or food preparation containers commonly found in the kitchen, typically made of materials that do not melt easily. Types include utensils, such as frying pans, saucepans, pressure cooker, chip pans, roasting pans, etc. intended for use on stoves or range cook-tops. Connoisseurs recommend it is best to refrain from using aluminum or plastic-coated nonstick utensils, […]

Gourmet Cookware: When only the best will do…

Certainly, any 4-star chef must consider copper to be the main element in gourmet cookware. You also see a great deal of ceramic glass used by gourmets, especially in Europe, and France in particular. Both of these facts are due to not only the superiority of these two products, as far as heat conduction and durability, but they are both […]

The Best Commercial Cookware

Commercial cookware definitely needs to be durable and easy to care for. Chefs prefer a heavy anodized cooking surface to help prevent sticking. Commercial grade cookware would also need to use metals that promote heat conduction as the chef needs to be fast in his presentation. Professional chefs would also need to have their cookware sets include many different sizes […]

The Joy of Titanium Cookware

I first became aware of ‘consumer’ titanium, when I bought eyeglasses. I am very allergic to some metals, and have had some very bad reactions to metal ‘wire rim’ frames, that manifested as burning welts wherever the metal touched my skin. Stainless steel is a wonderful, hypo-allergenic alternative for earring posts, but if used for any visible surface it is […]

Cookware Safe for the Microwave

Percy Spencer, an employee at Raytheon, accidentally discovered cooking food with microwaves, while building magnetrons for radar sets. The microwave oven contains a magnetron tube, which converts electricity into electromagnetic radiation or ‘microwaves’. These microwaves pass harmlessly through most objects, but get reflected by metals and absorbed by foods. Microwaves can penetrate the food by about 5 centimeters, and generate […]