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Greenlife cookware review

GreenLife Cookware Review: Should You Buy it in 2024? (Answered)

Tired of wasting money on nonstick pans that are nothing but a sticky, frustrating mess? We test the GreenLife Soft Grip 12” Frying Pan so you don’t have to!

The Best Lightweight Cookware

Best Lightweight Cookware- Our 2024 Top Picks!

We share the best lightweight cookware, whether you’re a senior, a camper, or just tired of struggling under the weight of a full pan. See the best lightweight cookware!

Oval vs Round Dutch Oven

Oval vs Round Dutch Oven: Who’s the Best Contender For Your Kitchen

When deciding between an oval vs round Dutch oven, there are several things to consider. Our guide answers all your questions and helps you make the best choice for your home.

How To Stop Oil From Popping

10 Ways To Stop Oil from Popping

Using the right temperature, right pan, and a few chef’s secrets will keep your kitchen mess-free when frying with oil. Try these 10 methods to stop oil from popping.

The Best Frying Pan Material

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing The Best Fry Pan Material For Your Needs

From stainless steel to nonstick, we’ll explore the pros, cons, and top brands for the ideal frying pan material for your cooking needs.

wok vs frying pan

Wok vs. Frying Pan: Do You Need Both?

What is the difference between a wok and a fry pan? Can you substitute a frying pan for a wok? It all depends on what you’re cooking and what kind of stove you have!

What To Do With Old Pots And Pans

Here’s What You Should Do With Old Pots and Pans That Are Cluttering Your Cupboard

Wondering what to do with old pots and pans? Our guide tells you when to replace and how to dispose, recycle, and upcycle.

GreenPan Valencia Pro Frying Pan Review

GreenPan Valencia Pro Cookware Review

You’ve heard about GreenPan’s claims of a superior nonstick cooking experience. We test the Valencia Pro to see if it can live up to its promises.

Is Hard Anodized Cookware Safe

Is Hard Anodized Cookware Safe? Here’s What You Need To Know

Hard anodized aluminum is stronger than regular aluminum – or even steel! But is it safer? Can it transfer potential neurotoxins to your food? Here’s what you need to know

Dutch Oven vs Roasting Pan

Dutch Oven vs Roasting Pan – What’s the Difference?

Roasting pans and Dutch ovens are kitchen staples, but what sets them apart? Can you use a roasting pan for a Dutch oven recipe? Here’s what’s worked (and failed) for me.

Dutch Oven vs Casserole Dish

Dutch Oven vs. Casserole Dish – What’s the Difference? 

Dutch ovens and casserole dishes look very alike, but which should you choose? Learn about their key differences and the best ways to use each in your kitchen.

Stockpot vs Dutch Oven

Stockpots vs Dutch Ovens – Do You Need Both?

Dutch ovens and stock pots are two of the largest pots in the kitchen – but do they have different jobs? Let’s look at which tasks fit which cookware the best.