Design We're Feeling: Hook Cookware

A New Wave pots-and-pans set for Generation Y
Feb 26, 2015 3:00 pm

It takes a lot to get us to put down our tried-and-true pots and pans by cookware giants, but Karim Rashid's line of Hook cookware is more than just bold looks. The award-winning collection features hooked handles and lids to maximize hanging-storage options. And given how striking the black and Day-Glo green nonstick pans are, you'll definitely want to show them off.

If These Awesome Pots Won't Inspire You to Cook Something, We Don't Know What Will

Italian terracotta pottery with a modern touch
Jan 22, 2015 11:00 am

"Finally!" probably isn't the right proclamation to make regarding Sambonet's awesome line of terracotta cookware, considering the brand's been around for over a hundred years, and yet there's something about this collection's aesthetic that seems so perfectly current. More after the jump.

Le Creuset Goes To The Matte

A striking update on the usual glossy classics
Apr 8, 2014 10:00 am

Considering Le Creuset's strict, time-honored adherence to tradition — the 89-year-old brand still manufactures its products in its original foundry in the French town of Fresnoy-Le-Grand — this subtle update is a bold one, nonetheless. Behold, Le Creuset's new matte collection. Photos and more info, this way.

Kickstart This: A Set Of Bowls For Enlightened Vietnamese Soup Consumption

Does your pedestrian pho vessel stack up?
Jul 12, 2013 11:01 am

Plagued by cravings for the Vietnamese soup dish, New York Designer Omid Sadri created a piece of tableware to keep all your fixings in one place. His design 'The Lantern' for facilitated eating is a functional and artistic magnum opus. Why is that? We'll break it down for you here:

Do You Need To Oil A Non-Stick Pan?

Will oiling it anyway make it non-stickier?
Jul 3, 2013 1:31 pm

Are you really frying an egg if there's no oil? Debatable. What's also debatable is the actual effectiveness of many so-called non-stick frying pans to keep that egg from sticking — which, by the way is our gauge of a good non-stick pan. So should you oil, or stick with the dry fry? 

Seriously, Cook Your Lunch On A Grill Pan

Whip up a grill-pan lunch. Here are some ideas.
May 15, 2013 11:31 am

My estimations indicate most of us do not have appropriate grilling facilities at our offices. If you do, where do you even work and are you hiring lunch-based columnists? And if you don't, break out the grill pan, bring a lunch you grilled yourself and finish up the month strong. Memorial Day is around the corner, and grillmaster = you.

Demeyere Proline 11" Frying Pan

Can this fancy skillet turn you into a master?
Aug 23, 2012 10:01 am
Demeyere Proline 11" Frying Pan

Are you happy with your $40 go-to frying pan, or would you like to consider upgrading to a European luxury frying pan that will set you back two (big) bills? We weigh the pros and cons...

Video: A Saucepan That Stirs Its Own Contents

Could this spiral design be the future of cookware?
Jun 6, 2012 1:19 pm

This saucepan is smarter than you. Its grooved, spiral-like interior actually causes ingredients to stir themselves.  


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