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Calphalon Classic Stainless Steel 10-Pc. Cookware Set Review

Calphalon Classic Stainless Steel 10-Pc. Cookware Set Review

If you are looking for superb durability, Calphalon Classic Stainless-steel cookware set is the best choice for you. In this review, we will show you why this lifetime-warranty set won’t let you down even after decades of intensive use.

Key Features

Lifetime warranty

The key feature of this excellent cookware set is the lifetime warranty. Most of the other sets in this category have a limited lifetime warranty.

Impact-bonded base

One of the reasons for such an amazing warranty is the impact-bonded technology. Each piece of this set has the impact-bonded base made of aluminum.

Ergonomic design

Ergonomics play an important role in the design of this cookware set. This is especially true when we look at the handles. Each piece has long, specially designed handles resistant to any kinds of damage and very easy to use. The handles do not get heated. They have the innovative “Stay Cool” feature.

Mess-free cooking experience

Working with this set of cookware saves your cleaning time, as the cooking process will not be as messy as with other pots and pans. The reason is perfectly shaped pouring spouts and straining lids. This makes the draining process very easy and mess-free. Each lid comes with integrated straining holes compatible with the pans themselves.

Superb workmanship and materials

This set has durable, sturdy pieces. Tempered glass lids allow easy cooking process control. This carefully designed set follows the modern needs of a household cooking different meals for different numbers of people. This is made possible through carefully chosen sizes, dimensions, and shapes of the pieces of this set. Furthermore, they are suitable for different cooking processes, such as steaming, searing, boiling, simmering, and frying.

Dishwasher-safe

The pots and pans will not get deformed in the dishwasher. Furthermore, the producer recommends washing it in the dishwasher rather than hand washing the set. Make sure you always use high-quality, gentle liquid dishwasher detergents suitable for your dishwasher type and stainless-steel cookware.

Versatile

This 10-piece cookware set is good for different kinds of foods, meals and cooking processes. Each set has grading marks which makes the measuring process much easier. The set includes a covered stockpot, two different saucepans, a covered sauté pan, and two frying pans.

Pros

  • Time-saving and easy to use
  • Transparent lids
  • Easy-to-pour design
  • Volume grading marks on each vessel
  • Resilient and durable items
  • The versatility of use for various dishes and cooking processes
  • Suitable for use on induction stovetops too
  • Lifetime warranty.

Cons

A certain number of users stated that discoloration appears on the insides of the items after several months of use. The manufacturer states that such discoloration appears due to acidity in the foods.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this cookware set safe for use on an induction cooktop?

Answer: Yes, the set is induction cooktop-safe. The outer surface stays very cleaner on an induction cooktop, which is not so when using it on a flame cooktop.

Is the material used for this set a high-quality one? What kind of stainless steel is used?

Answer: An impact-bonded aluminum base covered with high-quality stainless steel is used in all pieces of this cookware set.

Can this cookware set be used in the oven What is the maximum allowed temperature?

Answer: This set is oven-safe. Maximum allowed temperature is 400°F.

Should I get some special cooking utensils to use with this set?

Answer: No. The set does not require any special utensils. You can use bamboo, wooden, rubber, plastic, or silicone utensils. Avoid metal due to possible scratching and damage.

Can I use the lids in the oven? What is the maximum allowed temperature for the lids?

Answer: Yes, the lids can be used in the oven. It is safe to use them up to 450 degrees temperature.

What are the capacities and dimensions of the pieces of this set?

Answer: The set has 10 pieces. Those include a covered stockpot of 6 quarts capacity, two covered saucepans, 1-quart capacity, and 2 quarts capacity. The covered sauté pan has a 3-quart capacity. There are two frying pans, one has a 10-inch diameter and the other, medium frying pan has the 8-inch diameter. The pans and pots come with matching lids.

Verdict

Calaphalon Stainless Steel Cookware
  • Editor's Rating
4.8

Summary

This high-quality, versatile 10-piece cookware set is good for use in oven, induction cooktops or on flame-tops. It is durable, ergonomic, has transparent glass lids and impact-bonded base which ensures a safe, easy and fast cooking process. With a lifetime warranty, this set is definitely among the best cookware sets today.

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Colin Matthews

Colin Matthews

Colin is an aspiring chef having completing his degree in culinary arts in California. His guilty pleasure is buying the latest & greatest (and sometimes, useless) in kitchen cookware and gadgets.

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