If you’re a seasoned chef, you probably understand the value of a good skillet. If you’re a newbie in the kitchen and your meals haven’t been up to par, you may have just figured out your problem.
Anyone who is serious about cooking will tell you that you must have the right tools to get the job done. Do you really think Gordon Ramsey is going to sautee in a stock pot? The answer to that would be a resounding no.
Now every kitchen is different but chances are if you took a look around there’s one kitchen item that can be found in every one of them, you guessed it — it’s a skillet. And the reason for that is skillets are really quite versatile, it’s one pan that can help you accomplish a lot.
If you’re looking to add a skillet to your kitchen collection here are three options for your consideration.
The T-Fal skillet is made from hard anodized aluminum and it has an awesome nonstick titanium interior. This one great for beginners and seasoned cooks love them as well. The Thermo spot indicator lets you know when the skillet is ready to go, and it’s oven safe up to 400 degrees. As an added bonus this T-Fal skillet has an anti-warp base, taking the hassle and worry out of long term maintenance.
Lodge cast iron skillets are an oldy but a goody and they’ve stood the test of time for good reason. When it comes to versatility cast iron skillets can’t be beat. These bad boys can everything from eggs to steak, and they can easily go from stovetop to oven in the blink of an eye. Lodge cast iron skillets now come pre-seasoned so you can get cooking that much faster.
The Calphalon 2029650 is a user favorite because where most skillets with a non-stick interior prevent the use of metal utensils this one does not. Yes, folks that can be a big deal. Moreover, the Calphalon skillet is super easy to clean up and it’s dishwasher safe, yet another star for a feature that it’s nonstick counterparts are lacking. The Calphalon is oven safe up to 450 degrees and it is safe for any type of range top be it gas, electric or even glass.