For around $300, the Calphalon tri-ply stainless steel 13-piece cookware set will outfit any kitchen with a stylish, durable set of cooking implements. Providing everything the home gourmet needs to cook, boil, saute, fry, simmer and steam, this multi-piece cookware set from Calphalon feature a core of heavy-gauge aluminum between stainless steel. The exterior has a mirror-like polish, while the interior is silky smooth. Use any type of utensils with this cookware, as stainless steel won't be scratched. Moreover, this dishwasher-safe cookware comes with a lifetime warranty.
The 13-piece set consists of a wide selection of cookware that includes:
- 1.5- and 2.5-quart saucepans with covers
- 8- and 10-inch skillets
- 4.5-quart saucepan with cover
- 3-quart saute pan with cover
- 6-quart stockpot with cover
- Pasta insert
All covers feature tempered, domed glass and have rims made of stainless steel. The steel loop handles are cast and polished and are riveted to the lids, providing a safe means of handling.
Calphalon uses only surgical-quality stainless steel to create their cookware sets. Thanks to the aluminum core which extends through the bottom and up the sides of each vessel, heat distributes evenly and efficiently, creating no hotspots. Food does not stick to the interior surface, meaning both serving and cleanup is fast and easy.