Ceramic coated Cookware, 2020 Editor’s Featured Item and Top Picks

Our web search indicates the following about ceramic non-stick coated cookware: it is healthier and environmentally friendly/safe than cookware that is coated with PFAs or PTFE (PolyTetraFluoroEthylene, a synthetic substance), it is best to choose true ceramic or ceramic coated cookware, it is best used at low to medium heat cooking, it must be used […]

Stainless Cookware, 2020 Editor’s Top Picks

Our web search indicates the following about food grade stainless steel cookware: it is healthier than cookware that is coated with PFAs or PTFE (PolyTetraFluoroEthylene, a synthetic substance, such as brand Teflon), it is corrosion resistant from most oxidizing acids (not all), non-toxic, non-absorbent, it is difficult for bacteria to adhere to and survive, it is […]

Countertop Glass Ovens, 2020 Editor’s Featured Item and Top Picks

Our web search indicates to best avoid having non-stick coating on countertop oven appliances particularly, the interior of the oven (please see Countertop Stainless Ovens link for more on this). An alternative to countertop stainless ovens are countertop ovens with a tempered, heat resistant, glass cooking bowl. Tempered glass is a glass that has been […]

Countertop Stainless Steel Ovens with no reference to non-stick elements, 2020 Editor’s Top Picks

Our web search indicates to best avoid having non-stick coating on countertop oven appliances particularly, the interior of the oven. Non-stick coatings made from man-made chemicals PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene, a plastic compound; well known brand is Teflon) and PFOA (Perfluorooctanoic Acid, aka c8, a synthethic compound that is also used in making PTFE) are found to have […]

Stainless Bowls made with Food Grade stainless steel, 2020 Editor’s Featured Item and Top Picks

Our web search indicates that not all stainless steel materials are the same, and the following about grade type 304 stainless steel: it is the best known grade, it is corrosion resistant from most oxidizing acids (not all), non-toxic, non-absorbent, it is difficult for bacteria to adhere to and survive, lightweight, and easy to clean and […]

Stove Top Percolators made with Food Grade stainless steel, 2020 Editor’s Top Picks

Our web search indicates that not all stainless steel materials are the same, and the following about grade type 304 stainless steel: it is the best known grade, it is corrosion resistant from most oxidizing acids (not all), non-toxic, non-absorbent, it is difficult for bacteria to adhere to and survive, lightweight, and easy to clean and […]

Glass Water Bottles made with borosilicate glass, 2020 Editor’s Top Picks

Our web search indicates the following about borosilicate glass: it is durable to extreme temperature changes such as from freezer to oven rack, has a low coefficient of thermal expansion which is the rate at which the glass expands when it is exposed to heat, less susceptible to fractures because it has a higher proportion […]

Stainless Tumblers made with 18/8 stainless steel, 2020 Editor’s Featured item and Top Picks

Our web search indicates that not all stainless steel materials are the same, and the following about grade type 304 stainless steel: it is the best known grade, it is corrosion resistant from most oxidizing acids (not all), non-toxic, non-absorbent, it is difficult for bacteria to adhere to and survive, lightweight, and easy to clean and […]

Slow Cookers made with Food Grade stainless steel pots, 2020 Editor’s Top Picks

Our web search indicates the following about food grade stainless steel cookware: it is healthier than cookware that is coated with PFAs or PTFE (PolyTetraFluoroEthylene, a synthetic substance, such as brand Teflon), it is corrosion resistant from most oxidizing acids (not all), non-toxic, non-absorbent, it is difficult for bacteria to adhere to and survive, it is […]

Rice Cookers made with Food Grade stainless steel inner pots, 2020 Editor’s Featured item and Top Picks

Our web search indicates the following about food grade stainless steel cookware: it is healthier than cookware that is coated with PFAs or PTFE (PolyTetraFluoroEthylene, a synthetic substance, such as brand Teflon), it is corrosion resistant from most oxidizing acids (not all), non-toxic, non-absorbent, it is difficult for bacteria to adhere to and survive, it is […]