Kitchen Cookware sets

The large variety of cookware sets available today make your shopping easy whether you are starting to set up your own kitchen and are looking for kitchen cookware or are replacing your old pots and pans because you are bored with the ones in your kitchen.

There are so many choices available now in kitchen cookware. That of course adds to the problem of decision making.

But I am sure you will enjoy that problem if you love looking at new cookware the way I do.

Types of cookware sets to choose from

You have the following choices:

  • Stainless steel cookware
  • Nonstick cookware 
  • cast iron cookware
  • Copper cookware
  • Copper bottom cookware
  • Induction bottom cookware
  • Ceramic cookware
  • Ceramic coated cookware
  • Anodized cookware 
  • Microwave Cookware - available in glass as well as plastic.
  • Glass cookware
  • Oven cookware etc

Once you decide what kind/material of cookware you want to buy,

Depending on your requirement you have the choice of

  • sizes - from small to large, depending on your family size.
  • with or without lids.
  • used only on the stove top.
  • used only in the oven.
  • used on both the oven as well as the stove top.
  • Pressure cooker sets - available in a variety of capacity and made of various materials.
  • Number of pieces in a set. You can have from 2 piece sets to 15 piece sets according to your need.

And then there are so many good quality brands to choose from.

Most cookware sets include a variety of cooking vessels such as frying pans, sauce pans, woks (karahiis), casserole pans, girdles, skillets, sauté pans, stockpots etc.

You should buy according to the kind of cooking you do.

For Indian cookware, you have the karahi(wok), tava(girdles), tadaka pan(small skillet), deep pans/pots/pressure cookers etc.

Points to remember while buying cookware

While buying cookware sets, you need to keep in mind a few things. You may buy one set for everyday use and another for occasional use.

  • Think about what kind of maintenance it needs.
  • Is it easy to clean?
  • Is it convenient to store when not in use?
  • Is it safe for cooking all kinds of food?
  • Your budget for buying cookware

Hope you find this info useful. Enjoy shopping for cookware and cooking in it. When you enjoy cooking, you make great food.

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