Cookware Materials: What Sets Cookware Apart

Cookware is all made the same right?

Nope. Think again.

Cookware is made with many different kinds of materials now. From aluminum to stainless steel, to cast iron, to ceramic. While it may seem the same, they are actually quite different.

And how do you know what material works on what stovetop?

You might have a glass stove top but will it work with stainless steel? Oh, or you might have an electric stove but will it work with aluminum? Or how about cast iron on an induction stove?

We have all the rules of thumbs covered in this section.

Here are a few of our most popular articles:

  • Stainless Steel Cooking – Probably the most common type of material out there. Made for kitchen utensils, to cookie tins, and tons of cookware. Which one is the best for your money? Which one is the most practical? How do you take care of stainless steel cookware? We got you covered with the best stainless steel cookware on the market today.
  • Ceramic Cookware – A very popular materials for cookware these days. Made for long lasting use and prized for the non-stick functionality. But how does it stack up to other materials? How should you clean it? We have the best ceramic cookware scouted out for you.
  • Cast Iron – Dutch ovens are very popular with lots available on the market. But which one is the best? Learn more as we review the top 3 cast iron dutch ovens.
  • Glass top stove cooking – Choose the best cookware for to keep your glass stove top like new and get our essential review of the top glass stove top cookware sets on the market.