Nonstick Cookware Brand Options for Every Price Point

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Every kitchen needs at least one good nonstick pan. You can use it for everything from frying eggs, making a quick-stir-fry, or toasting a cheese sandwich. Plus it's hard to top how easy nonstick cookware is to clean! With options at all prices, you're sure to find a skillet, griddle, or other pieces that are right for you and your kitchen. Here are some top picks of both new and tried-and-true nonstick brands to consider.

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    All-Clad B1 Nonstick Cookware

    All-Clad B1 Nonstick Cookware
    All-Clad

    All-Clad's line of nonstick cookware, B1, is made of hard-anodized aluminum for durability and quick, even heating. The nonstick interior features a three-layer coating, is PFOA-free, and the handle is riveted on. Best of all, the cookware is dishwasher-safe. Individual options include fry pans, a roaster, griddles, grills, saucepans, a soup pot, a stock pot, and more, as well as full sets. 

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    Lagostina Axia Tri-Ply Stainless Ceramic

    Lagostina Bianca Cookware
    Lagostina

    This cookware from Lagostina features a PTFE- and PFOA-free nonstick ceramic interior with stainless steel surfaces both inside and out. The three-ply construction includes a heat-radiating aluminum core for optimal heat distribution with two layers of stainless steel. It has riveted stay-cool handles and is induction compatible, dishwasher safe, and oven safe up to 425 F. 

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    Swiss Diamond Nonstick Cookware

    It's not just a clever name: Swiss Diamond cookware's nonstick surface is made from diamond crystals, which are durable, a better heat conductor than metal, and are naturally non-stick, yielding a super-durable nonstick coating. The body of the cookware is pressure-cast aluminum and the cookware is heat-safe up to very high temperatures (up to 500 F) so it is suitable for oven use.  Swiss Diamond cookware is available in a wide range of shapes and sizes, including woks and specialty pans like Japanese omelet pans and Swedish pancake pans.

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    Analon Nouvelle Copper Cookware

    Anolon Nouvelle Copper Cookware
    Meyer Corp.

    A layer of copper is sandwiched between aluminum and stainless steel in Analon's Nouvelle Copper Cookware collection, a combination of metals that offer the best of all worlds in terms of heat conductivity and retention. The exterior is hard-anodized and the interior has a durable nonstick coating that can withstand metal utensils. The pans can be used in the oven and on virtually all cooking surfaces, including induction.

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    Calphalon Unison Nonstick Cookware

    Calphalon Unison Cookware
    PriceGrabber

    A leader in the nonstick cookware category, Calphalon's Unison collection provides some interesting options. The cookware is made from a triple layer of PFOA-free nonstick surface, and there are two different interior finishes: Slide Nonstick is a super-slick surface that offers excellent release for sticky foods like eggs or batters, and Sear Nonstick has a texture for browning meats and vegetables. The cookware is made of hard-anodized aluminum with cast stainless steel, stay-cool handles. It is dishwasher- and oven-safe.

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    Scanpan Denmark

    Proud to be free of PFOA and PFOS toxins, Scanpan of Denmark has developed a unique nonstick coating for their pots and pans. All Scanpan cookware can go from stovetop to oven (up to 500 F) and includes not only fry, roast, and grill pans, but also special chef pans, woks, abelskivver (European pancake pan), and blini (small buckwheat pancake) pans.