The no-nonsense guide to picking top frying pans
Frying pans are one of the workhorses of the kitchen. Quality pans matter.
Nonstick pans are great to release food with no effort.
Pans come in multiple sizes, so use the right size for what you cook.
Use an 8 inch pan for:
• Frying eggs
• Cooking small batches
• Quick sautes
Use a 10 inch pan for:
• Cooking for couples or small families
• Cooking omelets
• Most general uses
Use a 12 inch pan for:
• Cooking large meals or double batches
• Searing meat
• Sauteeing quantities of vegetables
• Mixing pasta and sauce together
Generally, you want to hand wash your nonstick pans, but HexClad pans can go in the dishwasher.
In fact, you can even use metal utensils with HexClad pans without worrying you'll damage them.
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