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Nonstick vs. Stainless Steel

My mother bought be my first set of pots and pans 14 years ago and they are stainless steel, so for years I just didn't know any difference because SS is what I was used to. I still use the same SS set that is 14 years old everyday, and they still look and work wonderfully. I have only one non-stick frying pan and I use it only for eggs. I've never had an issue cleaning my SS. I just let them sit with water in them in the sink, then a rinse them and sometimes use the scrubby side of the sponge, and throw them in the dishwasher. I've never had issues cooking anything other than eggs (mostly just because I prefer not to add oil to my eggs), but like others have said, you just have to heat them up correctly. I love the way they heat evenly and perfectly brown, never mind the fact that they hold up so well that I have never had to buy a new set. Stainless is the way to go :-)

Apr 12, 2012
isis8266 in Cookware