Four Top Tips for Buying a Cookware Set

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blog cookware setBuying a cooking set can be a daunting process.  Here are four tips that will get you started.   They will help you consider what is important and hopefully make things more clear on what you want to purchase.

A new cookware set is a great gift for a bride.  Several people can go in together and get a really nice set that can last a long time instead of one person buying a cheap set that will only last a couple of years.  A set is also a nice gift for yourself if you just upgraded your kitchen and need some inspiration to produce all the famous meals you told everyone you would cook when the project was finished.

  1. Who are you buying the set for?   Is it to be used as a starter set for a beginner cook, or is it for a more experienced cook.
  2. What is the price range you are willing to invest?  There are a wide range of prices to choose from.  You usually get what you pay for.
  3. What type of finish would you like of the outside of the pan?  There are a variety of finishes to choose from.  You may want something to match your kitchen.  Or there may be a particular finish your current pans have and you may want to match them.  Or there are finishes that some choose for durability and easy to care for.
  4. Is there a particular type of layering process of different metals that the manufacturer used on the pans?  There are all types of clad and ply processes used currently in the production of pans that some home chefs prefer.

These are just a few tips to get you started.   Click here for more information and a further explanation. There is also a full list of things to consider and a description of all the terms describing different cookware sets.

If you have a cookware set you really like, we would love to hear about it in the comment box below.  If this article was helpful, give us LIKE.


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