So, for starters we chatted about the costly GreenPan brand
and the widely acclaimed ability of their Thermolon coat to dysfunction after a few months of unimaginably blissful use.
I was somewhat attracted to this Green ceramic set (Orgreenic) for $90 @ Walmart. Nice handles. Unlisted/OEM ceramic coating? Great reviews. Possibly shady stuff, as Orgreenic is an "as seen on TV" type brand? Really nice handles! : p
has a number of products, seem to be new to market but are generally very well reviewed. There is a lot of variation in color and ceramic-type for even their cheaper ranges. I think you'd like the design
of their mid-tier ranges more. Worth the risk, given the "Awesome! ...at first. Then, four months later..." reviews which are so common with competing ceramic coatings? That they use their own patented ceramic coatings could be a big bonus.
ceramic pans have a huge disparity in reviews. The problem seems to be packaging; poor packaging and even poorer transport/handling seem to cause many of the pans to be scratched and even bent upon opening. Those which don't arrive scratched &/or bent perform marvelously.
This T-fal set
looks incredibly generic, and I can't find many reviews for T-fal ceramics. Those I can find are positive, AND they have been around for a while. Are you ok with a generic black pan look? Full stainless steel under the ceramic. I can't find consumer experience information on the newer t-fal products but perhaps they're of a similar quality (and less nondescript
I looked up information on these before finding that they're not induction compatible:
(Greenlife) set for $100 @ Walmart. Nice coloration, name-brand thermolon ceramic. They're the opposite of forthcoming about inductive-heating compatibility of their ceramic brands, which almost certainly means they are not compatible.
Cook N Home have decent reviews and an even better price point(!
), but as with some of the others we looked at don't seem to have a ceramic range compatible with inductive heating. If I had a choice of any inductive incompatible set, I'd have gone with this lovely Wearever
set. I like the bronzed look and, most of all, reviewers excitedly posting their "Year later" photos. 'Tis not to be however! What do you think of the workable options?