Calantha Cookware May 29th, 2017 - 08:32:45
Healthy Cookware experts have found that the easiest way to eliminate all these factors is by cooking with stainless steel. This material is the least reactive to foods and is the healthiest cooking option. Some of the most quality cookware such as waterless cookware depends on the quality of stainless steel.
Stainless steel actually refers to a family of steel alloys. To be called stainless steel, an alloy must contain a minimum of 10.5% chromium, and it is chromium that causes stainless steel to be resistant to rusting. Many stainless steels contain other metals such as nickel as well. Nickel adds additional corrosion resistance, hardness and durability to stainless steel; therefore it is common in cookware. Unfortunately, stainless steel containing nickel is usually non-magnetic; therefore some stainless steel cookware is not suitable for induction cooking. When purchasing stainless steel cookware for induction cooking, you should look for a statement from the manufacturer or retailer indicating that the cookware is induction-ready. Alternatively, you can test the cookware with a magnet.
The cookware needs to be durable, rugged, flexible and reliable. Durability and ruggedness means that the cookware is good for actual cooking chores and not just for display only. You need to be able to use it for extended periods of time without the cookware being disfigured or warped--a combination of stainless and copper are usually the ones excelling on durability and ruggedness.
Copper`s ability to conduct heat is difficult to beat. It can react to flame adjustments almost instantaneously. It is because of this precision that is why it is preferred by professional chefs. The ability to control heat with precise timing is very important in gourmet or restaurant cooking. Copper is also very pleasing to eyes, it`s aesthetic properties makes a wonderful display in one`s kitchen.