American Kitchen AK-710 Tri-Ply Stainless Steel Cookware Set
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- 2-quart covered saucepan, 3-quart covered saucepan, 8-quart covered stockpot, 10-Inch/3-quart covered sauté pan, 8-Inch open fry pan, 12-inch open fry pan
- Heavy-gauge encapsulated aluminum core coated in 18/10 stainless steel for fast, even heating
- Double-riveted, stainless steel handles permanently attached for a safe, secure hold
- Lids, each with a riveted loop handle, help trap in heat, moisture, and nutrients
- Oven safe to 500⁰F, dishwasher safe, suitable for all types of range tops including induction
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these are easy to clean and store. before using for the first time, wash with warm soapy water and dry immediately. use a clean paper towel and rub some oil on the inside cooking surface (i used coconut oil). Allow cookware to cool completly before washing. i dry the inside with a paper towel and they reapply oil.
you can put these in the dishwasher, but i prefer hand washing. dishwashing may dull the shine of the pans, and since i hang my pots and pans, i prefer to keep the shine.
i bought this set because it is made in the USA and I have not been disappointed. Get yourself a set, you won't regret it.
-The cookware is heavy and sturdy with good handles that don't get hot while cooking.
-Though I have not done any scientific testing to check this, heat application appears to be pretty uniform across the bottom of the pots.
-The upper edge is flat with no funky rounding off that would inhibit cleaning.
-The lids fit securely without being too tight.
-The pots/pans come in sizes you actually want. For me, this meant no 1qt sauce pan (which would be too small) but instead a 2qt & 3 qt (I use the 3qt a lot), an 8qt pot instead of a 5/6 qt dutch oven (since you need an 8qt one anyway, and pretty much anything you can put in a 5/6 qt also can go in the 8qt), and a 12in pan instead of the usual 10in found in most sets.
-Finally, though not really part of the function of the product, the fact that you can still get quality cookware at a decent price (compared to, for instance, All-Clad that costs almost double this ammount) that is made in the United States is a big plus for me.
Also, the pans clean up easily (although you will need Bar Keeper's friend to remove some discoloration if that bothers you). Very sticky stuff comes off with a wipe after a 10-15 minute soak in water, and baked-on oil residue comes off with a Scotch pad and a good dish detergent.
One thing to note on the saute pan is that it is a bit larger than its All-Clad peer - sides are higher and it is a bit wider in diameter - but it still weighs about the same. I like the larger size since it allows me to fit more in it. But you know what that means: There is a trade-off in terms of thickness as the All-Clad is thicker than the American Kitchen pan (I think All-Clad is ~2.3 mm thick and this one is ~1.8 mm - I don't have exact numbers). This matters if you are concerned about even heat distribution. I am sure that the All-Clad pan is better at this, and some reviews of their pans have spoken of this as a key benefit of using tri-ply pans in general and All-Clad in particular. Nonetheless, I did not think it was worth spending an extra $300 - $400 to have smaller yet thicker pans. I like the higher sides as it prevents splattering and I have not had problems with food burning or cooking unevenly.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Very well made cookware. Highly recommended!
And of course, they're actually American made by an American company.
Very good product very good investment for my prodject. Im very happy i found and bought this item. Good item for my project makes me proud to have found thisPublished on November 30, 2012 by bingo09
I received this as a present from my wonderful husband. This cookware is well made and works well with my induction cook top. Each piece feels thick and sturdy. Read morePublished on November 5, 2012 by J. Miller
These are great pots and pans. I originally bought a Cuisinart set from Meijer and realized I needed more. I bought these to add extras to the kitchen. Read morePublished on September 17, 2012 by dwal
I've never owned All-Clad so I can't compare these to them but this set does literally everything I want out of a set of pots and pans. Read morePublished on September 3, 2012 by Greg M.
After using them for a while it can be said that these pots and pans are a great buy. They are well made and are 3-ply with very smooth edges. Read morePublished on July 27, 2012 by Library Mouse
This is my 3rd and maybe final major set of cookware I've ever purchased. It is by far the best quality I could find on the market and I was so happy it is made in the USA. Read morePublished on July 23, 2012 by Mike S
Best cookware purchase ever. Made in the USA, and the quality shows. The cookware is heavy duty without being too heavy. Everything cooks very evenly, and cleanup is a breeze. Read morePublished on July 8, 2012 by Lionfan
Sturdy top quality Made in the USA product.
Looks and cooks great.
Why spend so much on All-Clad when you can have these for a fraction of the cost??
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