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Only Cookware is a resource to help you choose the right cookware for you. It has been developed by Wanda and Paula who work towards creating useful reviews, articles and information to help the reader make an informed buying decision.

What is the T-Fal Red Spot?

Simply put, it’s a temperature indicator. T-Fal is produced by French Manufacturers DuPont, a major producer of Tefal non-stick cookware. The name Tefal is a combination of Teflon and Aluminium which is  marketed in the US as T-Fal. They have different product lines available to suit any budget from the professional chef to the everyday […]

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What is Anodized Cookware?

Anodized Cookware is aluminum cookware that has been passed through an oxidation process in which the cookware is immersed in a chemical bath and an electronic current is applied. This effectively oxidizes the surface of the cookware. This process adds hardness and durability to the cookware plus the aluminum core provides excellent heat conductivity. Anodized […]

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How to Clean Copper Cookware

Nothing looks nicer in a kitchen than a row of shining copper pans hanging on a rack. Most cooks know that copper cookware is the best – but if your copper is blotchy and faded, it can spoil the look and the efficiency of your pans. So What is the Best Way to Clean Copper? […]

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Is Aluminum Cookware Bad for Your Health?

For many years, rumors have circulated about aluminum cookware. Some people have said that using aluminum is toxic, while others claim a link between aluminum cookware and Alzheimer’s disease. So is aluminum cookware bad for your health? The Dangers of Consuming Aluminum It’s true that aluminum is toxic to humans in large concentrations. However, aluminum […]

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What is 18/10 Stainless Steel Cookware?

If you browse through any display of fine cookware, you’re likely to see “18/10 Stainless Steel” advertised as if it’s a benefit for the cook. However, most people have no idea what this designation actually means. By learning what 18/10 stainless cookware is, you can decide for yourself if it’s a priority for your home […]

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All About Nickel Free Cookware

What is nickel-free cookware? Nickel is added to stainless steel cookware to help prevent corrosion as well as to help create that nice shiny look. However, some people are allergic to nickel or they feel that nickel in cookware may be dangerous to their health. With this in mind, some companies have developed cookware that […]

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