The KitchenAid cookware set selection includes 2-pc twin skillet packs as well as several full-scale, multi-piece sets. Providing a home kitchen with virtually everything necessary to properly use the stovetop, KitchenAid cookware is both durable and affordable. Twin packs are priced as low as $40 to $50, while 8-, 10- and 12-piece sets run anywhere from $100 to $250. Available in several different materials, cookware from KitchenAid features parts of the highest quality and all comes with a limited lifetime warranty.
KitchenAid uses several materials for the crafting of their cookware. They include:
- Hard-anodized aluminum
- Stainless steel
- Enamel-coated aluminum
Anodized aluminum is especially durable, completely rustproof and a marvelous conductor of heat. Stainless steel is both stylish and fully non-reactive, meaning the metallic surface will not ruin delicate food flavors. Enamel cookware features a stylish porcelain exterior coating and a special ceramic-based nonstick coating on the interior surface. Both enamel and stainless steel cookware incorporates an aluminum disc to improve heat flow.
All KitchenAid cookware products feature tempered glass lids that are resistant to breaking. Handles include both cast stainless steel varieties as well as silicone-coated stainless steel, safe to handle up to 400 degrees F. All handles are riveted to the lids and feature an ergonomic design. Stainless steel cookware also features a brushed exterior, adding to its aesthetic charm.
Twin skillet set typically feature 8- and 10-inch skillets without lids. Full sets, including 8-, 10- and 12-piece varieties, feature much more. 12-piece sets feature 3 saucepans with lids, sized at 1.5, 2 and 3 quarts. Also included are an 8-quart stockpot with lid, a 3-quart saute pan with lid and dual skillets. 10-piece sets feature one fewer saucepan and lid, while the 8-piece set forgoes the saute pan. Stainless steel cookware is safe to use on induction stovetops and can be sent through the dishwasher, although enamel-coated and anodized aluminum cookware should be hand washed.