Nonstick Cookware

Many people love using non-stick for making omelet, crape etc as they are easy to flip, cook and clean. Regardless of what other may say, you will not need every cookware to be non-stick. Non-stick cookware are great for Sauteing, shallow frying, Omelet, crepe, stir frying etc, so buy at least saute pan, shallow frying pan and skillet for your kitchen.

Until 1940′s there was not a non-stick cookware, around that time the new substance was found to be polytetrafluoroethylene, or PTFE, or other fluoropolymers found to be exceptionally slippery substance that is used to make non-stick cookware. When steel or aluminum cookware are coated with these PTFE, in order to make non-stick cookware where food just comes off easily and without the need for using excessive oil or butter in a pot or pan making it more healthier ways to eat.

Please note that hard anodized cookware also known as anodized cookware are also called nonstick, and they are similar in a way but bit different. Also check out Hard Anodized Nonstick Cookware and Cast Iron Cookware, which also has nonstick surface.


  • Healthier food, using less oil or butter
  • No sticky food
  • Easier clean up


  • Can’t use metal utensils
  • Maintaining non-stick coating

Here are some of our Favorite Nonstick Cookware choices with detailed reviews, with pros and cons, so you can buy cookware that is right for your kitchen and life style.

Top Nonstick 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.

Click here for review : Rachael-Ray 10 piece hard anodized cookware set
Click here to buy : Rachael Ray 10-Piece Hard-Anodized Cookware Set, Orange


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.

Click here for review –>Calphalon commercial hard anodized cookware set
Click here to buy –> Calphalon Commercial Hard-Anodized Cookware Set



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
Click here to buy –> KitchenAid Gourmet Essentials 12-Piece Nonstick Hard-Anodized Cookware Set



Calphalon Contemporary Nonstick

Rating: 4 stars

A useful addition to any busy kitchen, this set of two omelet pans, in 10- and 12-inch sizes, come in handy for making a variety of delicious omelet recipes, whether powering up for a busy workday or getting a slow start on a lazy Saturday morning.

Click here for review–> Calphalon Contemporary Nonstick 10- and 12-Inch Omelet Pans
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–>Calphalon Contemporary Nonstick 10- and 12-Inch Omelet Pans, Set of 2


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.

Click here for Review: Calphalon DS9DC Commercial Hard Anodized Cookware

Click here to Buy: Calphalon DS9DC Commercial Hard Anodized Cookware (See Note Below)

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 no longer carry this cookware. (Edited on Jan 2013)

You May Also Like:

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Cast Iron Cookware

Hard Anodized

Copper Cookware

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