Buying Advice

How Many Pots And Pans For The Average Size Family

The size of America’s families is changing. According to several reports, the average size has gone done from 3.67 in the 60s to 3.14 as of 2015. That is, if you can wrap your mind around a person who is less than whole. So rounding this off to real people, we can think of the…

Stainless Steel Cookware Weight

When it comes to cooking with stainless steel, weight does matter. To ensure that your food cooks well and does not burn, this is one time where thin is not desirable. Stainless steel pots and pans need to be surrounded by great quality and thick layers in order to perform well. In addition to being…

Do Stainless Steel Cookware Handles Get Hot

Imagine purchasing a cookware set and being very pleased with your purchase until you get a big surprise–the handles get very hot. You don’t want that to happen and the best way to avoid a surprise like this is to know what you are getting before you buy. On the one hand, though, I think…

Mirror Polished VS Brushed Stainless Steel Cookware

Beautiful, shiny and reflective is what comes to mind when I think of stainless steel cookware. This type of finish is referred to as mirror polished and it is what attracts a lot of buyers to it. But there are plenty of fans who favor the less shiny brushed look as well. So is mirror…

Benefits of Stainless Steel Cookware

Stainless steel cookware is beautiful. It’s shiny and bright and makes everything around it take on a new appearance. But that’s not its most important benefit. Here are some real reasons to own this cookware. Health Benefits This material is healthy. Many people will ignore this great benefit because the first thing that comes to…

Which Brands Of Stainless Steel Cookware Have the Best Reputation

If you search online for stainless steel cookware, you will find many brands and styles to choose from. But which brands have great reputations? Some companies have been around for a long time and are highly regarded.  I remember when you could buy the same car brand for years based on quality and reputation, but…

Are Glass Lids Better Than Stainless Steel Lids

I have an unreasonable fear of glass lids. Yes, unreasonable. I treat the two glass lids in my home as if they were fragile masterpieces because I am afraid that they will break. Obviously I prefer stainless lids because they will not break. But should I be so wary of glass lids? The answer is…

Do Tri Ply Sides Make A Difference

Tri Ply is a term you will come across often when searching for stainless steel cooking ware. The term is used interchangeably with clad and 3 ply. In simpler times, cooking utensils were made of just one metal–stainless steel, aluminum, cast iron, etc. For whatever reason, manufacturers decided to bond more than one metal together…

Stainless Steel VS Cast Iron Cookware

Stainless steel and cast iron may seem an unlikely pair for comparison but both are undergoing increasing popularity and have qualities that turn out well-cooked food. These metals are workhorses and can last for generations with proper care. Stainless steel cookware owes some of its popularity going back a few decades to TV network cooking shows.…

Welcome to Kitchen Life 101

Hi, My name is Gee. Like most of you, I spend a lot of time in my kitchen. It seems like the kitchen is the heart and center of a home. So many activities take place there–kids doing homework at the kitchen table, planning meals, creating projects and, of course, enjoying meals. I have fond…