Calphalon Professional Hard-Anodized 13-Piece Cookware Reviews

Calphalon Professional Hard-Anodized 13-Piece Cookware

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  • Tips for Use From Someone Trained To Use It By Calphalon

    Jul 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: even, quick heating, can use metal utensils
    Cons: heavy, handles get hot, foods can stick making cleanup challenging

    Summary: "Now that I own it, what do I do with it?" That was the first question that I asked myself ten years ago when I got a really great deal on this cookware. I was a college student working in a department store in the housewares department where ... read more

  • Hard Anodized Flavored Toddy

    Dec 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Supposed to Cook Evenly
    Cons: Anodized Coating Comes Off, Handles Burn you Consistently

    Summary: Very simply, on New Years eve of the new Millenium, my wife, two days before scheduled to give birth, was heating a cranberry and orange toddy type drink for our guests. She asked her mother and I to try the drink because it tasted funny and ... read more

  • Style combined with Quality

    Aug 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: great quality
    Cons: absolutly none

    Summary: No discussion about pots and pans would be complete without a mention of Calphalon. It's one of the most requested items on wedding registers all over the country, thanks to its high-quality durability and clean, professional look. A pot rack ... read more

  • Not for the little folks

    Aug 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: looks, functionality
    Cons: too heavy

    Summary: Last year I mentioned to my husband that I was tired of the cookware I had, it was 20 years old and since it was copper, it was hard to get and keep clean. The next day he brings home a complete set of Calphalon cookware. I mean he got pots of every ... read more

  • Worthy of the Price

    May 10, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Even heating, perfect weight, attractive appearance, fantastic warranty
    Cons: A large initial investment

    Summary: My husband and I bought our set of Calphalon in October 1999. We were looking for a set of cookware that would last us several years. We have a large family, and we both love to cook, so we wanted a durable product that was also attractive and very ... read more

  • Well worth the money!

    May 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Durable
    Cons: None

    Summary: I received this product as a Bridal Shower gift last year. This set is so durable and professional. It doesn't scratch, nothing sticks to the bottom, and cleans easier than any other set of pans I've ever used. These pots will last me forever. It ... read more

  • Mixed feelings about Calphalon

    Apr 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: heavy, substantial cookware that heats evenly
    Cons: easy to destroy if you're a sloppy cook

    Summary: I bought the 13-piece starter set when I first entered graduate school. It was a huge monetary splurge, but I figured these would be the last pots & pans I would ever have to buy. Wrong. I seem to have a talent for destroying ... read more

  • Calphalon Rocks

    Mar 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: versatile, easy clean up, heat distribution
    Cons: not for dishwasher - don't use Pam spray on them

    Summary: I got my little set from QVC and my husband actually raves about them! They are great because they go from the stovetop to the oven. They clean up easily (even though you can't stick them in the dishwasher). And ... read more

  • Great if you don't wash your own dishes

    Feb 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: distributes heat evenly
    Cons: heavy, hot, non-stick...tough cleaning

    Summary: When I received my calphalon hard anodized set for a holiday present a few years back, I was thrilled to move on from my assortment of second hand pots and pans (a collection of revere ware, and grocery store purchases). The heat ... read more

  • 34 yrs of pots & pans

    Jan 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Cook even
    Cons: can't put in dish washer and a little heavy

    Summary: I have been married for 34 years and have went through allot of pots and pans. From cheap ones, to the ones that will cook with the steam in them, to some that were rather expensive. Name only. Well, I thought I would give it a try one more time ... read more

  • Very nice set of cookware

    Jan 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: great for getting the food golden
    Cons: very expensive

    Summary: I own this set not because I brought it but because I won it in a magazine survey. I really was not sure weather I was going to like the set or not,but it turns out I love it. I was unsure because it is not nonstick and I was afraid that my ... read more

  • Calphalon - A Heavy Hitter

    Jan 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: high quality cookware, heavy-duty
    Cons: okay, it's heavy stuff

    Summary: The Calphalon Professional Series are simply the perfect set of cooking pots. Whether you purchase the set as a wedding gift, or "give" them to yourself one at a time, you won't be sorry. I've been adding to my collection on and ... read more

  • Calphalon Cooks!

    Dec 27, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: withstands gas heat
    Cons: expensive

    Summary: Boy, do I genuinely love the art of cooking since receiving a set of Hard Anodized Cookware from Calphalon. I was introduced to the Calphalon line at my wedding shower. I actually had not registered for this brand of cookware, I registered for the ... read more

  • Gimme a pot I can Dishwasher

    Oct 25, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Heat Distribution
    Cons: Can't dishwasher it... wears out

    Summary: OK, Granted we have had our Calphalon set for 9 years. Stll, the annodization has worn off completely, and everything sticks to it. We live in the ninties, my spouse and I work, and neither of us have time to deal with a pot of couscous that we have to ... read more

  • Professional Hard Anodized Cookware by Calphalon

    Oct 17, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: High quality cookware, conducts heat evenly
    Cons: Can't put in the dishwasher, heavy, need a special handle cover for the heat

    Summary: When I was getting married, this was the cookware to register for. It was rumored to be the best. And, it is excellent cookware but has a few drawbacks. You can not put it in the dishwasher or you will void your warranty (approx. 10+ years). It is ... read more

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