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Circulon Acclaim Cookware Set Keeps its Promises
on January 16, 2013
Circulon Acclaim Hard Anodized Non- Stick 10 Piece Cookware Set is a nice, professional looking cookware set designed to make cooking and cleaning more trouble- free. The set includes three pots and three pans with see- through glass lids and has just the right number of sizes to satisfy most kitchen needs.
Cooking isn't really my thing but if I have to cook, I want something that will help make the task as simple and trouble free as possible. This cookware set satisfies these conditions on most all levels and the first thing consumers will notice is that the nonstick claim isn't exaggerated. The PFTE coating on this cookware really does prevent sticking and this makes cooking far less of a hassle due to the quick cleanup afterward. This reason alone is enough to consider this cookware set. I have used others that claimed to be non- stick, but did not work very well. This cookware set does what it says.
Cooking with this set of pots and pans is easier, too, and the reason is mainly due to the design. The high sides on the largest skillet and the deep stock pot make cooking easier because you can place many different solid foods and liquids inside and not worry that they will boil over. This is especially helpful with the skillet. I cannot count how many times I tried to prepare a dish using an ordinary skillet only to have the liquid reach so close to the edge that I couldn't stir it without it spilling over the sides. The large skillet in the Circulon Acclaim Hard Anodized Non- Stick 10 Piece Cookware Set is deep enough that this problem is resolved, once and for all. And the glass, see- through lids let you observe the progress of the cooking without having to lift them off, for added convenience.
Yet another nice feature with this cookware set is the handles. They feel unusual at first and take time to get used to, but they are excellent at preventing slippage. The material has a gripping- type surface that prevents slippage, even when your hands are wet. The handles are made to stay in place, too, with multiple fasteners to keep them secured.
Looking for something to criticize with this cookware set I can come up with only one thing: The slow conduction of heat. Other pots and pans heat up very fast, but these take a little more time. However, once they are nice and hot, they spread the heat better and more evenly. Thus, the one small flaw with the product is redeemed. The metal spreads the heat far and wide so that food is cooked as evenly as possible.
A good cookware set can make cooking less of a chore and the Circulon Acclaim Hard Anodized Non- Stick 10 Piece Cookware Set certainly qualifies as a good cookware set, and then some. The pots and pans are lighter than other brands, yet very durable and made to last. The non- stick qualities are very good and the cleanup is a breeze. Add everything up and you have a cookware set that easily exceeds expectations and is one to consider for your next purchase.