Category: Fundamental Equipment

Bakeware

Glass, ceramic, and metal are the three most popular picks for bakeware, with metal being the obvious choice for baking sheets....

Roasting Pan

Look for a sturdy, heavy roasting pan that performs equally well on the stovetop as in the oven; handles for ease in lifting are a big...

Saute Pan

This pan differs from a skillet in that it has straight or slightly curved sides, which provides you with a larger cooking surface and...

Skillet

Also known as a frying pan, this flat-bottomed pan with slanted sides is required for tasks from frying or scrambling eggs to stir-frying...

Saucepan

The workhorse of the stove top, required for everything from blanching vegetables to cooking risotto. A 4-quart pan will serve many of your...

Stockpot

Using homemade stock instead of stock from a box elevates your recipes, so a decent-sized stockpot at least 6-quart capacity is recommended...

Dutch Oven

A heavy metal pot, typically made from cast iron, often passed down from your grandmother. You’ll find them coated in porcelain enamel in...