29 of 30 people found the following review helpful.
A great cook set for a small kitchen
I have always liked the Farberware cookware for over 30 years. The steel pots are perfect. I am not crazy about the non-stick ones, wish they had covers too, and a bit heavier. Besides, I don’t care for non-stick surface as much because it could leave toxins after a scratch. I like the glass lids, they are easier to clean. The size of most pots in this set is fairly small which you may not realize from the size provided in quarts, but appropriate for a small household’s kitchen. Overall, it’s a pretty good quality set for the price compared to all those other brands with highly inflated prices.
24 of 27 people found the following review helpful.
By Marco Polo
I love the farberware cookware. the pots are perfect. some lightweight pots my wife purchased actually warped and thus rattled on the stovetop. since i am the cook, it drove me crazy. i threw them out in less than a month. the only “problem” and the reason for 4 not 5 stars is the non-stick pans. I hate the non stick surface because they scratch and can leave toxins in the food . cant convince my wife that you must use wooden utensils, so i just threw them out
35 of 41 people found the following review helpful.
A Farberware Surprise
I have owned my Farberware for 12 years and love it.It was made in the USA. So when I wanted to get cookware for my daughter, Farberware was my 1st choice.I ordered a “10 piece classic set” from Amazon(They sent it through another shipper but it came on time and was well packed)
When the set came my daughter cooked oatmeal in the small sauce pan for 3 mornings and noticed the finish on the bottom of the pan was chipping off I called the plant and they said that they would replace it. Before I could send it back we used one of the larger pans and noticed it had a small chip in the bottom and was discolored on the sides and bottom. I looked for the warranty which said it was “limited lifetime” but didn’t cover discoloring and a lot of other things. This was STAINLESS STEEL. It didn’t say what was meant by “lifetime” so I guess it was the lifetime of the pan, which was 3 days in this case.I then checked to see where it was made and it was Thailand. I called the plant again and they don’t make anything in the USA anymore.I boxed it all up and returned it.I learned most cookware is made overseas now, so I don’t know what to buy. But it won’t be Farberware. It is a bunch of junk! I’m hoping some other factories overseas are better, they couldn’t be any worse.
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- Amazon Sales Rank: #3045 in Kitchen & Housewares
- Size: 10-pc.
- Brand: Meyer Corporation
- Model: 71237
- Released on: 2007-08-16
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 12.50″ h x 10.75″ w x 18.50″ l, 4.00 pounds
- Set includes 1-, 1-1/2- and 2-quart saucepans (each with lids); 5-1/2-quart saucepot with lid; 7- and 9-inch nonstick skillets
- Made of heavy 18/10 stainless steel polished to mirror finish
- Aluminum in pans’ bases for quick, even heating; bases capped by stainless steel
- Close fitting glass lids; classically styled phenolic handles
- Oven safe to 350 degrees F; dishwasher safe, altho handwashing recommended; fixed lifetime warranty
What is the best cookware for your kitchen and what ought to you consider when buying it for your kitchen? When buying goods for pots, pans and other cookware numerous people are only concerned regarding the aesthetic and whether or not it is the color to match the rest of their kitchen décor and there is utterly not one thing faulty with that approach.
However if you take your cooking severely you will most likely want to take a more functionally approach when choosing the best type of cookware for your kitchen.
One of the key things to consider when choosing pots, pans, or any type of cookware set is the material that it is made from.
Some of the best ranked cookware for heat conduction is copper but it is costly and is reactive to sure acidic foods.
Copper, to a good deal of degree cast iron and aluminum react to sure acidic foods like tomato sauce which may change the flavor or color of the feed you are preparing. The one exception to this would be anodized aluminum, which does not react to acidic foods.
So what would be the best cookware to buy for your kitchen? In my sentiment the most versatile cookware for the kitchen is made of stainless steel. It will not pit or corrode and doesn’t react with acid.
However it does not conduct heat expeditiously so in the higher quality pots and pans a heap of makers will sandwich aluminum amidst the internal and external layer of the stainless steel. This mainly increments heat conduction and efficacy of the stainless steel cookware.
In my sentiment I think the best cookware sets are ones that offer basic shapes and sizes and the handles and lids are all metal. The reason why I prefer all metal handles and lids is because you may get started your cooking routine on the stove top like searing or sautéing and then finish the cooking routine in the oven or underneath the broiler all in one pot or pan.
Also it has been my experience that even after you have purchased the best type of cookware for you cooking needs, there will always be a few distinguishing trait pieces that you may need to buy in order to supplement your set.