A sturdy and versatile nonstick pan that is appropriate for more experienced cooks who like to oven-finish meals or cook under the broiler. The added sturdiness makes this pan slightly heavier than other nonstick pans, which makes it not suitable for people with wrist problems.
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Pro Well-suited for more experienced cooks
This pan has an upper temperature limit of 500° F, allowing experienced cooks to use more advanced cooking methods such as oven-finishing meals or cooking under the broiler.
Pro Easy to use
This pan heats up quickly and evenly thanks to its hard anodized aluminum core. Additionally, the nonstick surface helps keep the food from burning at high temperatures.
Pro Doesn't warp easily
The hard anodized aluminum core helps keep the pan's shape even after years of use due to its increased resistance to wear and corrosion. It can also be used to store food in the fridge or freezer without worrying it will warp in low temperature.
Pro Easy to clean
Most food residue can be cleaned out easily using water and a soft sponge. Stickier food residue requires only slightly more effort and a neutral detergent.
Con Not suitable for people with wrist problems
This pan weighs slightly more than other nonstick pans. If you want to make full use of its depth (3.4″/8.63 cm) and use a lid, the weight will add up putting a significant strain your wrists.
Con Easy to burn your hand
The handle can heat up really fast when used in an oven under a broiler. If you are careless, you can burn your hand, so be sure to use adequate hand protection.
Con Easy to damage the nonstick surface
The surface has a lower hardness than most metal utensils, which makes it easy to scratch or chip it. You should avoid washing it in a dishwasher and putting it under running water before it's cooled down.
Con Average lifespan
The nonstick surface will wear off over time, even with proper use and care. It will last longer than other nonstick pans, but in terms of lifespan it's still incomparable to a stainless steel or cast-iron pan.