Hard Anodized Cookware

Hard Anodized Cookware

What is hard-anodized cookware? Hard anodized is basically, metal pots and pans made from electrochemically process to make aluminum harder. Anodized material is significantly longer lasting than most non-stick cookware. It works and feels like non stick with out the coating that can peel, and it is stronger than stainless steel and durable. It is also highly resistant to scratches and rusts. It is used for not only stove top cooking but also electronic cookware such as griddle, woks and waffle maker. Also, one can use metal spatula without worrying about losing its non-stick surface and it is non reactive to acidic food.


  • Good heat conductor
  • Non stick surface without chemical coating
  • Strong and long lasting
  • Can use metal spoons, spatula without worrying about peeling (No Sharp metal objects)
  • Will not rust or scratches
  • Non reactive to acidic food


  • Electronic cookware not dishwasher safe
  • Need to maintain and season
  • Can be expensive

Top Hard Anodized Cookware Sets

Rachael-Ray 10 piece hard anodized cookware set

Rating: 4.5 Star

You are good to go with this exceptionally well built and reasonably priced cookware set. It is made hard anodized material so you will get non-stick quality without worrying about coating peeling and comes in charcoal and orange easy grip handles.

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Calphalon 13 pc Hard Anodized Nonstick

Rating: 4.5 stars

Update your kitchen with this handsome nine-piece cookware set from Calphalon. It is made from hard anodized material, retains heat well and cooks food evenly and food does not stick so it is best for making crepe, eggs dishes. It is oven safe.

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KitchenAid Gourmet Essentials Hard Anodized Nonstick 12-Piece Cookware Set

Rating: 4.5 Stars

This 12 pieces of hard anodized cookware set from Kitchenaid is not looks great, it is durable, oven safe.
The cookware cook food evenly. It contains 3 size saucepan, 2 skillets and stock pot with glass lids for easy viewing.

Click here for review –>Kitchenaid Gourmet Essentials 12 piece non-stick hard anodized cookware set
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Calphalon DS9DC Commercial Hard Anodized Cookware

Rating: 3.5 stars

These pans feature the original Calphalon hard anodized surface, which is non stick without the Teflon coating and worry about the peeling. You do not have to also worry about seasoning your hard anodized cookware as you would for cast iron.

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Important Note: Since we wrote the review a few years ago, it has replaced this cookware set for this one. You can still buy this on a few online sites or on ebay as used cookware set but amazon and cooking.com no longer carry this cookware. (Edited on Jan 2013)

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